Building Surveyor - Planned & Reactive Maintenance
Building Surveyor, National Charity Retailer, Kingston On Thames, £44K + car allowance and benefits
Your new company
This leading UK Charity retailer are looking to take on a Building Surveyor to support part of their 750 unit strong property portfolio consisting of retail units, storage facilities and offices within the South Eastern region.
Your new role
Your new role will involve carrying out defect analysis and diagnosis in shops as well as other leased or owned properties, reporting on necessary repairs / improvements and writing specifications for maintenance and dilapidations works of various sizes & costs.
You will report into the Maintenance manager and will be instructed by them to carry out actions relevant to your post. These will include monitoring performance and quality of work carried out by contractors on site and ensuring method statements, risk assessments and health & safety information is provided.
You will liaise with fire officers, environmental health officers, loss adjusters and Landlord's surveyors, and provide advice to field management on building matters, including fire safety regulations.
You will based at the charity's Kingston Upon Thames office and will travel to sites based within the Southern region. This will include properties in Surrey, Hampshire, Sussex, Kent, Essex & London.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need a relevant property related degree, preferably a minimum of a BSc in Building Surveying. You will need a strong, up to date knowledge of building regulations, planning, CDM, H&S and fire safety relating to fit-out and occupation of retail premises.
You will need a sound working knowledge of L&T law relating to occupiers' repair obligations and dilapidations.
Ideally you will have carried out a similar role for a high street retailer or a similar multi-site business and will be familiar with managing the maintenance of retail properties.
You will need to be able to work independently with minimum supervision, and will be used to managing your own workload in order to meet deadlines, keeping a cool head under pressure when required.
You will need a high level of written and verbal communication as you will be liaising with senior retail managers, and negotiating with contractors regularly.
You must be a team player and be able to work well with others in order to achieve a shared goal.
What you'll get in return
In return for your commitment you will receive an annual salary of up to £44K with a £3.5K car allowance in addition to this. You will receive private health & dental care and life insurance policy on top.
The pension on offer is an employer matched pension of up to 10%
What you need to do now
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