Building Surveyor - New Build Housing

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Guildford
Salary
£45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
15 May 2019
Ref
3558668
Contact
James Long
Sector
Surveying
Job Type
Permanent



Your new company

Your new organisation is a Guildford based landowner with a residential development arm responsible for delivering a variety of residential new build projects throughout Guildford and the surrounding areas.


Your new role

Your new role will involve assisting the organisation's New Build Development Manager with their residential development programme. You will play be responsible for Managing a range of projects spanning single unit builds to blocks taking sole responsibility of any given project.

Specific duties will include programming, procurement, management of consultants, site visits and reports, ensuring that work is satisfactorily completed within an agreed time-frame budget and service standards.

You will be involved in projects from an early stage, often as early as acquiring initial planning for construction, and there will some involvement in site identification when assisting the Development Manager with their role.


What you'll need to succeed

In order to succeed in this role you will need to be detail oriented, taking an extremely thorough approach to each stage of individual projects such as ensuring all building regulations have been met and quality control has been maintained to the required standard.

You will need to be a competent team leader, able to communicate clearly, be decisive and take a collaborative approach to problem solving.

You will have strong time management and organisational skills ensuring that projects run in a timely manner.

You will need a Bachelors degree level (or equivalent) qualification in Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying or Construction Project Management, or a related subject, and will have project managed residential new builds from inception to completion.

You will need a strong knowledge of building regulations, planning application procedures and legislation, as well as JCT and Design & Build Contracts.

You will have strong knowledge of building defects and construction process.

You will need a full UK driver's license or valid equivalent.


What you'll get in return

In return for the above, you will receive an annual salary of up to £46K per annum (with an annual salary review) and £100 per month car allowance.

You will benefit from flexi-time, which will allow you to accrue holiday in lieu up to 22.5 hours per quarter, and you will be able to take advantage of flexible working as the organisation's core hours are 10am - 4pm.

The organisation also offer one day a week home working.

You will receive an attractive pension plan, significantly higher than the required minimum.

You will benefit from a recently refurbished, modern office, with work hubs, an in house coffee shop, and IT suite.


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