Careers

Title: Building Surveyor

Salary: Dependent upon Experience
 
2. OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB
  To deliver professional building surveying duties across the residential and commercial property portfolio.

Ensuring professional advice is provided to the organisation to provide a timely, efficient service provision for tenants and operational users to the right quality standards and cost.
 
3. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
• Deal with reactive repairs to residential, commercial and operational property.
• Deal with planned maintenance for residential, commercial and operational property.
• Deals with Statutory Compliance (gas, electric, water, asbestos etc).
• Undertakes specific defect analysis and proposes suitable remedies.
• Undertakes small property projects (<£50k) – inc scope, principal designer, drawing production, tendering and contract management.
• Undertakes condition surveys and reviews data already held on property condition.
• Provides detailed advice on Dilapidations (Interim and Terminal).
• Undertakes Insurance works.
• Procures reactive and planned maintenance contractors and suppliers.
• Contributes to Feasibility Studies and Option Appraisals.
• Contributes to Asset Management Plans.
• Deals with Building Regulation Approvals
• Deals with Planning Applications
• Prepares Schedule of Condition
• Undertakes Vacant Property Risk Assessments
• Undertakes Fire Risk Assessments
• Assists in preparing budgets and monitoring income and expenditure
• Line Management of Joiner and Apprentice Joiner
• Deals with HSE/ EHO on property matters
• Provides detailed advice on Party Wall matters
• Deals with Conservation Officer, English Heritage etc
• Deals with Adjudications
4. EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
• Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS) – minimum 5 years PQE essential
• Experience in managing a residential property portfolio for planned and reactive maintenance – essential
• Experience in managing a commercial leased and operational property portfolio for planned and reactive maintenance – essential
• Experience in managing statutory compliance for property – essential
• NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health – desirable
• Previous experience in Principal Designer role for small projects and maintenance works – essential
• Experience of undertaking condition surveys – essential
• Experience of producing Planned Maintenance Schedules – essential
• Experience of producing Asset Management Plans – desirable
• Experience of Dilapidations (interim and terminal) – desirable
• Experience of procuring planned and reactive supply chains – essential
• Experience of dealing with Building Regulations and Planning Applications – essential
• Knowledge of Health & Safety related to construction (inc CDM Regs) – essential
• Knowledge of forms of construction inc traditional and steel frame – essential
• Experience of Contract Administration – essential
• Excellent people management skills – essential
• Excellent communication skills – essential
• Competent in using Microsoft Office inc Excel and Word – essential
• Competent in using CAD – desirable
• Ability to work as part of a team – essential

The successful candidate must have a current and valid Driving Licence. Due to the nature of this role you must be able to work the occasional weekend, and some unsociable hours, as required.
6. REPORTING
Reports to: Property Director | Direct Reports: Joiner & Apprentice Joiner
7. EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT
Work hours are Mon-Fri, 8.30am – 5pm with an unpaid hour for lunch.
The post holder will undergo a three-month trial period.
Holiday entitlement is 25 days per year, plus Public Holidays.
A basic healthcare plan and employers auto enrolment pension scheme are offered after successful completion of the probationary period.
8.  TO APPLY
Please send your CV and covering letter to simon.kennish@bolesworth.com