Building Surveyor

Job Title: Building Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £0.00 - £60000 per annum + Car / Car Allowance, Pension
Reference: J891598_1493974718
Contact Name: Hannah Huxley
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2017 09:58

Job Description


  • Delivery of Mechanical and electrical condition data capture surveys
  • The individual will be an integral part of a team that is accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a project
  • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
  • To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
  • Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
  • Individually or as part of a team operate processes for the selection, appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors

Cost Planning including:

    • Preparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals
    • Preparation of elemental cost plans in accordance with NRM
    • Provide advice and opinion in respect of our client development plans and expectations
    • Value engineering studies

M&E Surveying including:

    • Undertake pre survey meetings with client representatives and Building Stock Condition Surveyors
    • Populate the asset management system via tablet technology with data relating to the condition of the stock and surrounding areas along with other legislative requirements
    • Promote commercial awareness throughout project
    • Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team
    • Developing Commercial Strategies
    • Developing Acquisition Strategies


The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results.

  • Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering degree Accredited by either IET and/or IMechE
  • Strong experience post degree (Pre-qualification relevant experience may be considered) in a similar role.
  • Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • Proficient in the use of mobile data capture device
  • Experience of Kykloud would be desirable
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service, communication and client/external interface skills
  • Stakeholder management with a clear focus on developing client accounts and forging new business relationships
  • Able to work with teams and have the ability to prioritise workloads and deliver to deadlines
  • A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Ability to identify and develop potential opportunities to secure more business for
  • Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner
  • Excellent specification writing skills
  • Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery
  • Able to build long-term relationships
  • A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Being presentable and appropriately representing the code of conduct and ethics of your respective institutions
  • IT literacy and expertise in using tablet based data collection technologies, Excel, Word MS Project,
  • Self-motivated and able to work without supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate flexible approach to work

Interested? To discuss this vacancy and other positions within the sector, please do not hesitate to contact Hannah Huxley via the contact details below or call me on 0151 737 5560.

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