Building Surveyor - Commercial & Residential
APC Building Surveyor - Commercial & Residential Property, National Firm Full APC support, £35-40K, Guildford
Your new company
Your new company is a Professional Building consultancy with a National Reach. Numbering over 130 Surveyors across seven UK offices, this organisation have been a highly regarded practice for the last 40 years, and have grown to become one of the largest independent practices of their kind, boasting a network of strategically placed hubs throughout England.
Your new company is a multi-disciplinary consultancy offering expert advice and services surrounding the built environment. They pride themselves on implementing the highest standards of competence and customer service with every client and every project.
The business are now searching for an experienced graduate surveyor to co-manage an important residential scheme for a high profile client, and assist on a variety of commercial accounts.
Your new role
Your new role will be a 50:50 split of residential and commercial surveying, as the business are committed to providing the successful applicant with a thorough and varied experience to put towards their APC diary and assessment.
you will focus half of your time on an expansive residential improvement scheme, carrying out post work inspections on roof repairs, window and door replacements and insulation upgrades to properties within the Heathrow airport fly-zone, reporting on works carried out, quality control, as well as costs and budgets for improvements and repairs.
You will carry out site inspections with contractors and subcontractors, highlighting any deviations or inconsistencies, and challenging these with contractors.
The other 50% of your workload and commitments will involve assisting the commercial Building Surveying team in a variety of professional surveying work for clients such as M&G investments, Portman Estate & UGLE, with responsibilities including:
- Contract administration
- Surveys and schedules of condition
- Technical due diligence
- Building Pathology
- Due diligence services
- Specification/maintenance management
- PPM, RCAs and licences to alter
- Working to complete APC competencies
What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed in this role you will need to have completed an RICS accredited degree in Building Surveying, and will need to have a minimum of a years' experience in a graduate building surveying position.
you will need to be able to work independently when carrying out post works inspections and will need to be confident and assertive in your attitude, as you will need to liaise, negotiate and reach agreements with appointed contractors.
You will need to be a competent communicator, both verbally and in writing, as you will be in regular contact with landlords, tenants, stakeholders, contractors and surveying professionals, and will need to come across credibly and professionally.
You will need to be well organised as you will be involved in multiple projects simultaneously, in various locations across Surrey, Middlesex and West London.
What you'll get in return
In return for your hard work and commitment, you will receive a competitive graduate salary in the region of £35-40K basic, with a comprehensive benefits package including car allowance, private healthcare, life & accident insurance, access to the cycle to work scheme and more.
You will receive structured and dedicated support towards your assessment of professional competence, with APC assessors and mentors within the Guildford team, and senior surveyors leading any project, instruction or scheme you're involved in.
You will have the added benefit of joining an organisation that take a positive stance on internal promotion, have a track record of long standing employees becoming Partners within the business, have been consistently recruiting for the last year due to constant and increasing demand for their services, and boast one of the best staff retention rates in the industry.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call James Long at our Kingston-Upon-Thames office on 02082474040.
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