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Building Surveyor

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Recruiter: Bowerford Associates
Listed on: 10th September
Location: Tonbridge
Salary/Rate: £38,000 - £45,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 10/05/2021

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My client, a growing, innovative multi-disciplinary construction and building consultancy with several offices across the South of England is hiring!

Due to their continued and ongoing success they are looking to either appoint a motivated Chartered Building Surveyor or an intermediate Building Surveyor, someone who is looking to become Chartered or is in the process of becoming Chartered already.

The successful candidate will be required to act on behalf of both public and private sector clients across a complete range of projects.

Job Summary The role encompasses a mixture of traditional building surveying and project management across a variety of different sectors, including but not limited to education, social housing, local authority, property development, ministry of defence and conservation.

No one day will be the same and the successful candidate will be expected to work both as part of an experienced team of Building Surveyors as well as being entrusted to take sole responsibility for managing their own projects from inception through to completion.

The successful candidate will be relied upon to help promote the practice and continue to develop and maintain client relationships. Limited travel will be expected to be undertaken across the region to fulfil the requirements of the role and the diverse range of work.

The successful candidate will be expected to be proficient in the use of AutoCAD as well as having at least a basic understanding of professional services.

Job Summary

You will be required to undertake the following duties;

  • Preparing tender documentation comprising of schedule of works, NBS, Preliminaries and Material Workmanship Sections.
  • Producing CAD drawings/plans.
  • Overseeing tender procedures and evaluation of tenders.
  • Perform the duties of Contract Administrator using the JCT suite of contracts, including, preparation of instruction, certificates of payment and final accounts.
  • Managing contracts and controlling expenditure within budget and time.
  • Carry out the duties of Lead Designer for Building Surveying led projects.
  • Undertake Building and Condition Surveys.
  • Carry out inspections of construction works.
  • Write technical reports.
  • Write specifications of work.
  • Compile schedules of work.
  • Chair and minute meetings.
  • Current projects include extensions & refurbishment of Schools, Colleges, Universities and other Public Sector Buildings.

In order to be successful in this role the following will be essential:

  • Knowledge of Asbestos Management duties, H&S Legislation and CDM Regulations.
  • Experience in Management of small to medium sized projects, identifying building defects and preparing specifications.
  • Working knowledge of IT systems and software such as MS Project, Office & AutoCAD.
  • Work well within a team.
  • Knowledge of the JCT forms of contract.
  • You will also need a minimum of a degree in Building Surveying and/or an HNC/HND. You will be a Full Member of RICS, or you will be actively seeking to become RICS accredited.

The successful candidate needs to be a motivated, positive and assertive individual, who is driven to get results, you will need to be used to working to tight schedules, you will be highly organised and be an excellent communicator

You will also need a fully valid UK Driver's License and be prepared to undertake DBS/Security clearance as a prerequisite.


* 25 days leave (rising to 27), plus bank holidays (you can also buy and sell up to 3 days holiday) * 5% Employer Pension Contribution * Healthcare Package * Life Insurance * Critical Illness Cover * Professional Training (CPD) * Professional Membership Fees * Employee Assistance Programme * Sick Pay Insurance * Maternity, Paternity and Adoption

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a forward thinking, innovative multi-disciplinary construction consultancy who provide a seamless and collaborative service to their clients and stakeholders. If you are a self-motivated and ambitious individual, we would love to hear from you!


Building Surveyor, Chartered Building Surveyor, APC, MRICS, Refurbishment, Client Management, Contract Administration, Tendering & Bids, AutoCAD

Please forward me your CV in word format and I will call you to discuss the opportunity and client in full detail.

Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Bowerford Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.