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Building Surveyor

Job Title: Building Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Contact Name: David Stevens – Managing Director
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Our client is seeking to employ an experienced Building Surveyor for their business based in the West Midlands. The ideal candidate will experience of providing professional advice on property and construction build projects for residential, commercial and industrial sectors. You will be expected to have the knowledge to be able to work independently as well as fit in with a team.


Job Role

  • Carrying out building surveys; determining the condition of existing buildings, identifying and analysing defects, including proposals for repair
  • Ensuring projects are completed on budget and to schedule
  • Advising clients on schemes and projects and determining requirements
  • Preparing scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works
  • Organising documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors, designers and procurement routes
  • Advising on energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction;
  • Instructing on the preservation/conservation of historic buildings
  • Advising on the management and supervision of maintenance of buildings
  • Dealing with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations
  • Assessing and designing buildings to meet the needs of people with disabilities
  • Instructing on construction design and management regulations
  • Negotiating dilapidations
  • Carrying out feasibility studies
  • Advising on the health and safety aspects of buildings
  • Advising on boundary and rights of light disputes and party wall procedures
  • Preparing insurance assessments and claims


Qualifications & experience

  • Excellent background within a Building Surveyors’ role in line with consultant/framework appointments
  • GC/Works/5 or similar experience preferred
  • Essential Experience with condition surveys of commercial and civil government estate
  • Previous experience managing minor works projects
  • Previous experience in Clerk of works role an advantage
  • Qualified Building Surveyor or associated relevant discipline
  • Competent in Microsoft excel & word
  • Experience with hand held technology/software
  • Accredited RICS degree, minimum 2.1 with honors
  • Consideration given to CIOB etc. with relevant experience


If you feel that you have the right skills and experience to suit this role, please send your CV and covering letter for the attention of David Stevens or call our office on 01543 629090