Graduate Building Surveyor

  • £22000 - £25000 per annum
  • Posted: 11/11/2016
  • Cardiff
  • Job Ref: 191102599
  • Permanent

Job Details

We are looking for a Graduate Building Surveyor to join one of the largest claims management and loss adjusting businesses in the UK and Ireland. We provide a comprehensive, round the clock, service to the insurance market. Our roots are in loss adjusting and today we apply that expertise to a number of different areas; it`s about delivering the insurance promise in a crisis.

In this position you will be working within our Surveying team and reporting to a Regional Surveying Manager. You will be involved in assisting our Chartered Surveyors dealing with numerous projects to reinstate commercial and domestic properties following damage by an insured peril. Projects typically range in value from 20k to 1m. You will help run their cases from inception to completion, putting what you have learnt at University into practice.

You will be assisting in a wide range of surveying activities, ranging from technical reporting, defects diagnosis, preparing Schedule of Works, Contract Administration and project management. Over time you will develop your own caseload and increase responsibility.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented graduate Building Surveyor to build a reputation within a large organisation; We offer comprehensive support for your RICS APC programme and will actively support you to achieve chartered status.

You will have/will be:

A building related Degree with experience post degree

Working towards achieving MRICS status

Knowledge of building construction and how building fit together along with relevant legislation

Knowledge of Contract Administration and Building Pathology

Confidence and ability to work on your own initiative

Be responsible and decisive but also a team player

Excellent communication skills and empathy are essential

I.T. literate, particularly with MS word (Pages) and Excel (Numbers)

Able to appreciate the importance of delivering outstanding customer service

Full UK driving licence essential

Insurance knowledge is desirable but not essential.

Due to the nature of this role, CRB and financial sanctions checks will be required.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity to kick start your career then we want to hear from you! Click on the apply button to send over your application immediately, or contact Clare Choytooa at Pertemps Managed Solutions via email (, Phone (0118 9500 580) or Linked In for further information. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. We aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.