Building Surveyor

We are currently looking to appoint a Building Surveyor. Responsible to the Principal Building Surveyor the post holder will provide a professional surveying service to our clients across the North West region.
It is a joint venture between our client and Salford City Council. Based in Swinton, within the Salford district of Greater Manchester the role will include a full range of property surveying and management disciplines, full design and cost control services, extensive highways and civil engineering design capability plus Town Planning, Development Control and Policy Services. Our client is one of the UK's largest and most diverse multidisciplinary consultancies in the design, management and infrastructure sectors. 

The Role and Responsibilities

This role is for a Building Surveyor and they will be responsible for service delivery to a wide range of clients in designing solutions in the private, education and local authority sectors.

The successful candidate will be expected to;

· Have responsibility for early stage design and feasibility work
· Develop detailed briefs in conjunction with the client
· Carry out detailed design work and prepare production information
· Undertake the role of Project Manager
· Administer building contracts act as Lead Discipline on programmed capital projects
· Undertake all aspects of professional surveying work (including surveys, PW work, dilapidations, DDA & FRA s)

Essential Criteria

  • BSc in Building Surveying or equivalent
  • Minimum 2-3 years post qualification experience within Building surveying environment (particularly within the Education sector)
  • Ability to establish a good working relationship with Clients and colleagues
  • Self motivated and able to work without supervision
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Good communication and customer skills
  • Ability to demonstrate flexible approach to work
  • Ability to undertake pre and post contract control of building contracts under appropriate forms of contract in accordance with Quality Assurance procedures
  • A knowledge of current legislation, e.g. Health & Safety, CDM, Building Regulations, SWMP, Planning

Desirable Requirements

  • Membership of the R.I.C.S. or C.I.O.B
  • Experience in education, health and leisure projects
  • Experience in private and local authority sectors
  • Car driver with current driving licence. Experience in education, health and leisure projects
  • Experience in private and local authority sectors
  • Understanding of Academies Funding
  • Use of NBS Specification Manager, MS Project, AutoCAD, REVIT

For more information on the role or to apply, please contact Louis Palmer on 0118 924 1157 or email

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