Building Surveyor / Chartered Surveyo

10 May 2021
07 Jun 2021
Shepherd Architecture & Surveying
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Building Surveyor

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive salary dependent upon experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Shepherd Architecture & Surveying has been in existence for seven years and has become well-established with an excellent reputation in its core area within Cumbria. As the world comes slowly out of the COVID pandemic, the company is looking to grow and so is seeking an experienced and dynamic Building Surveyor.

The role will be reporting to and working alongside the company owner and will involve both working in the office, approving design work and time spent managing projects on site. This will also be a strong client-facing role and so it is important that you have the ability to interact well with people but also the strength of character to resolve disputes when necessary.

About the role

You will:

* Ensuring that projects are completed on budget and to schedule
* Advising clients on schemes and projects and determining requirements
* Preparing scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion and specification of works
* Organising documents for tender and advise on appointing contractors, designers and procurement routes
* Determining the condition of existing buildings, identifying and analysing defects, including proposals for repair
* Dealing with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations
* Instructing on construction design and management regulations
* Carrying out feasibility studies
* Working with the company architectural designers to ensure designs are viable and client specification

About you

You must:

* Have a minimum of three years’ experience since qualifying
* Be able to demonstrate:

* technical knowledge and competence
* a logical and practical mind
* good oral and written communication skills
* the ability to build lasting relationships with clients and colleagues
* negotiation, presentation and report writing skills
* the ability to analyse problems in order to identify solutions
* commercial awareness and the ability to ensure that you are adding maximum value to clients' businesses
* the ability to take on high levels of responsibility with enthusiasm and motivation
* good IT skills, including computer-aided design (CAD)
* a driving licence - usually essential, especially if you're going to be involved in a design role

If you are interested in this opportunity to become part of a well-established, progressive organisation, please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter highlighting why you think you are suitable for the position.

Candidates with experience of: Architectural Surveyor, Property Inspector, Building Engineer, Property Surveyor, Property Inspection Clerk, Building Inspection Clerk, Project Manager, Construction Project Manager will also be considered for this role.