Senior Building Surveyor

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Senior Building Surveyor


c£45k upwards


Job description

Our client specialises in providing a professional, focused service and developing long-term relationships with their clients.  Due to an increase in instructions, they are currently seeking a full-time Building Surveyor to join Chester team.

Overall Duties - The primary function will be to deliver on existing commissions and further develop the firm's building consultancy function developing regional reputation and coverage.

Technical Expertise/Competency

Due Diligence - Acquisition surveys (investment/business acquisition etc), development monitoring (funders) and monitoring for landlords

Dilapidations - Preparation of Terminal Schedules, Negotiation and agreement/settlement of dilapidations acting for either landlord or tenant, dilapidations liability assessments and strategic advice.

Strategic Property Advice - Condition appraisals, schedules of condition, planned preventative maintenance, forensic surveying (building pathology), reinstatement cost assessments for insurance purposes, early cost advice and life cycling costing, development cost advice (to the valuation team or as part of Due Diligence), feasibility studies and asset enhancement.

Project Work - Project management and employers agent, contract administration, design co-ordination and space planning, specification of works, preparation of drawings using AutoCAD and tendering.

Party Walls - on behalf of building owner's surveyor and adjoining owner's surveyor.

Statutory - Fire Risk Assessments, accessibility audits and basic Health & Safety.

Key Issues/Skills

  • Inquisitive and keen to progress skills, experience and career in a challenging commercial environment
  • Commercial awareness
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Works autonomously and as part of a team
  • IT skills - to be self sufficient in use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint with knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Project preferred.


If this sounds like it might be for you click apply now! Alternatively get in touch directly;

Greg Howard

M: 07956-259-408

T: 0151-242-1630

E:   greg@kingsleyrecruitment.

Not Interested?

We specialise in this industry and so it’s worth getting in touch anyway.

We can also offer a pretty decent referral fee if you know anyone who might be suitable give me a call and we can go from there.