Building Surveyor, Birmingham

Job Summary

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: 35000 - 45000 per annum
Date Posted: 09/29/2016

Job Description

Building Surveyor


Up to 45k + benefits

The Company:

There is an outstanding opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join an award winning, top multi-discipline property and construction consultancy. Due to continued success and growth, the Birmingham office is now seeking a Chartered Building Surveyor to join the team.

This company pride themselves on offering client care and advice that very few can match. Current projects include large industrial and commercial schemes with contract values over 30 million to smaller schemes and working for interesting clients including Schools/Universities, retail, local authority, contractors and developers.

With one of the largest teams of chartered surveyors in the property sector, located in regional offices across the UK, there is a depth and breadth of experience, expertise and local knowledge to support their clients at every stage of property investment, ownership and occupation from acquisition to disposal.

The Role:

• Providing advice on the design, construction, maintenance, repair and refurbishment of all types of residential and commercial property
• Carrying out building and measured surveys
• Ensuring buildings conform to the latest building regulations and technical standards
• Taking particulars on site, writing up specifications, obtaining estimates, planning maintenance programmes and administering contracts for maintenance work
• Analysing and report on building defects
• Handling claims and negotiations with loss adjusters leading to the preparation of drawings and specifications for remedial work
• Preparing schedules of dilapidations (land and buildings)
• Providing 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


• Ideally chartered status (MRICS or equivalent)
• Commercially focused
• Private sector experience
• Business development skills desirable

The role will require you to be a key point of contact with prestigious clients, therefore a high level of communication skills and commercial awareness are essential for being successful in this role.


The Company invest heavily in their biggest assets, their people. You will be handsomely rewarded for all of your hard work.

• Company car or car allowance
• Company bonus scheme
• Private Healthcare
• Subscription, assessment and membership fees for relevant professional bodies
• Life Assurance
• Standard 5% Company Pension Contribution
• Highly competitive salary