Technical Moves | MRICS Building Surveyor - commercial

MRICS Building Surveyor - commercial

Ambitious Building Surveyor required to work on a good mix of surveying instructions within the commercial and retail sectors. Genuine long term opportunity to fast track your career with a respected property consultant.


The Company

With strong links to the City and South East, we are pleased to be representing a market leading specialist who provides a range of property consultancy services across a diverse and expanding portfolio of clients - predominately within the commercial and retails sectors. For over a decade they have developed their client base and have secured a strong order book with several new contracts recently being awarded.

Due to this increase in workload, their regional office in Cambridgeshire is becoming increasingly busy as more clients require their expertise. To help deliver the professional and first class service they are known for - they have a rare opportunity for a qualified (MRICS) building surveyor to join their regional team.

Job Description

The work will involve predominately professional surveying with some small project management duties and some small design and build work, typically involving refurbishment and improvement projects.

However as they have a large and diverse client base, they deal with a good range of bespoke projects which vary considerably in value, size, and sector.

Typical Duties

  • Specifying works and producing detailed schedules
  • Some design work using CAD
  • Perform contract administration duties
  • Act as an Employer’s Agent when necessary
  • Carry out party wall surveys including site surveys
  • Prepare accurate condition and building surveys for planned maintenance purposes
  • Project management of small refurbishment projects

Essential skills

You would be working alongside an experienced team but should be competent working independently with little supervision. 

To be considered further; it is essential that you have at least 12 months previous project management or building surveying experience within either a private surveying firm, or multi-disciplinary consultancy, be educated with a relevant degree, and MRICS qualification. 

You should also have proven experience in; contract administration, writing specifications, producing schedules and reporting property dilapidations.

Desirable skills

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a solid employment history and be educated with a relevant industry qualification/degree in surveying.

You should also have the following: Full driving licence, be highly organised and self motivated, possess excellent IT skills, be diligent, professional, thorough, and personable with the ability to work as part of small team.

In return

The company is only interested in speaking to candidates that want to build a long future with a quality company. Salary packages will depend on experience but are expected to be in the region of £35k to £45k with appropriate benefit package for the level of expertise.

All employees are provided with a structured career path and a regular review where remuneration is discussed and adjusted accordingly as the candidate develops within the role.

Additional benefits will include; full and ongoing training, support with professional development, paid professional fees, pension, and good long term career advancement with a diverse, rewarding, and secure future.

This is a rare and genuine opportunity for someone who wants to fast track their career and develop a long term future with a respected market leader.