Assistant Building Surveyor – London

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  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Up to £33,000 + Package
  • Ref 1081

An outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Building Surveyor to complete their RICS qualification with a global service provider.

Our client is a truly global provider of professional services for the construction and management of building and infrastructure projects. With an integrated network of 58 offices in 18 countries across 5 continents offering cost consulting and project management.

A modern, progressive company, they set themselves apart through people, culture and aptitude to change.

In response to their continued growth, our client is now recruiting for an Assistant Building Surveyor to join the Building Surveying team in London. The Building Surveying division is a key part of Group, generally operating within London and the South East of England.

The expanding team compromises a Director, three Associates, two qualified surveyors and one graduate Building surveyor working on a range of client and commission types in both the public and private sectors, including hospitals, universities, local authorities, shopping centres, hotels and offices.

Person Specification:
The successful applicant will be an Assistant Building Surveyor with a RICS accredited degree or equivalent recognised qualification.

You will have a minimum of one year post graduation experience on commercial or public sector non-housing commissions. You will competant in specification writing and have an understanding of the standard forms of building contract, their application and the duties of the contract administrator.

You will ideally have some experience of contract management including chairing and minuting of meetings.

The following are essential to this role:

  • Full driving license
  • IT skills (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, AutoCAD LT & other bespoke)
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills – delivers quality work within immovable deadlines
  • A willingness to ask questions
  • Works with focus, minimal supervision and enthusiasm
  • An ability to think clearly and make reasoned decisions, explaining the logic employed
  • A flexible individual, capable of working as part of a colocated team, able to adapt to different work practices
  • A good communicator with high levels of numeracy and literacy

Roles & Responsibilities:
Assist the Building Surveying team in:

  • Undertaking building surveys, site inspections and measured surveys
  • Drafting plans/sections/elevations on computer aided design software
  • Preparation of Schedules of Work and Specifications for all types of maintenance and construction projects
  • Producing feasibility reports
  • Management of sub consultants and contractors
  • Delivery of contract administration services
  • Arrange meetings and collate project documentation required
  • Assist senior surveyors in carrying out condition and asset management surveys, together with Party Wall Surveyor services for both Building Owners and Adjoining Owners, dilapidations and many other building surveying commissions
  • Compiling and monitoring project costs in line with approved budgets

Salary & Package:
Our client offers a salary of up to £30,000 dependant on experience, along with the following package:

  • 26 days holiday (in addition to bank holiday)
  • Life Insurance
  • Private medical cover
  • Professional Subscriptions
  • Pension (1.4% by employee and 3.5% by employer or 3% by employee and 5% by employer)

Soft Benefits:
Alongside this generous package our client also offers a number of soft benefits after 3 months of continuous employment

  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • £200 gym subsidy
  • Share incentive scheme
  • Employee support helpline
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free fruit each week
  • Employee social fund to fund team drinks and get togethers

If you have the required skills and experience for this job and you would like to learn more about the role please apply with your CV ASAP – [email protected] or call us on 01243 933 263.

If this is not the right Assistant Building Surveyor job for you, call us with your requirements. HD Surveyors has numerous clients with Assistant Building Surveyor jobs across London.

Job Ref:1081

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