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Senior Chartered Building Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Chartered Building Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Orpington
Salary: 40000 - 50000
Contact Name: Julie Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description


A Senior Building Surveyor, MRICS qualified with relevant degree, to work as part of a group. To assist with Project Co-ordinating, Contract Administration and performing general surveying duties.


  • Receiving Client instructions and agreeing fee proposals for various projects and professional surveying instructions
  • Surveying and reporting on residential, commercial and education properties.
  • Acting as Lead Consultant for refurbishment and new build projects for public and private clients in different sectors including residential, commercial and education. Includes briefing Clients, design, co-ordinating consultants, specifying, cost advice, tendering, drafting contractual documents and contract administration.
  • This is a Client facing role and will include chairing meetings, presentations, resident meetings and the like. Note there may a requirement to attend some out of hours resident meetings.


Person Specification

  • Good oral and written communication
  • Client facing so good personal presentation
  • Able to negotiate difficult situations to provide a good outcome
  • Organised and able to prioritise own workload
  • Calm under pressure
  • Be able to work under own initiative and also as part of a team
  • Role will include an element of mentoring junior staff
  • The role will require you to drive between sites so need to have access to own vehicle and a clean driving licence
  • Due to the nature of the role we will require you to be DBS checked



  • You must have experience working under a JCT, D&B or similar contract


  • Knowledge of fire stopping would be advantageous but not essential
  • Ability to use AutoCAD preferable
  • Experience of Employer’s Agent, Party Wall and building pathology / defects diagnosis, agreeing access and over-sailing licences