Building Surveyor

Job Title: Building Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Salary: Negotiable
Contact Name: Hannah Huxley
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 03, 2017 17:29

Job Description

My client is looking for an experienced Chartered Building Surveyor to join one of the UK's top 20 multi-discipline property and construction Consultancy's based in Oxford.

You will be working for one of the largest teams of chartered surveyors in the property sector with an outstanding reputation. The successful applicant must have a depth of experience with expertise and local knowledge to support the client at each stage of property investment, ownership and occupation from acquisition to disposal.

Due to continuous growth within the company my client is looking to expand the Building Surveying team. The successful candidate will be a passionate and driven individual who is looking to develop their career path.

Essential Requirements

  • University Degree (relevant field) - RICS approved
  • MRICS Chartered
  • 3 years + experience
  • Extensive survey experience would be desirable

Duties & Responsibilities

• Establish and maintain client management/relationships
•Advice on the design, construction, maintenance, repair and refurbishment of all types of residential and commercial property
•Carry out building and measured surveys
• Ensure buildings conform to the latest building regulations and technical standards
• Ensuring accurate specifications, obtaining estimates and  planning maintenance
• Able to analyse and report on building defects
•Handling claims and negotiations with loss adjusters leading to the preparation of drawings and specifications for remedial work
•Prepare schedules of dilapidations (land and buildings)
•Provide advice in connection with planning applications, appeals, boundary disputes, government grants, conducting arbitrations and acting as an expert witness
•Supervision of building work on site

The role will require you to be a passionate and ambitious individual who strives to perfection. As you will be working alongside our most distinguished clients so you will have excellent communication skills both oral and written with the ability to communicate across all levels within the business. You will have an excellent analytical mind with high level of intellect and be able to work individually as well as within a team. You will need to demonstrate the capable of eventually managing individual team members with picking up and organising their project work and where necessary, assisting them on projects.

•25 days holiday and study leave
•Private Healthcare
•Company car or car allowance
•Life Assurance
•Standard 5% Ridge Contribution
•Highly competitive salary

If you wish to apply for this exciting opportunity then please click the link, or contact Hannah on 0151 737 5560 for some more information.