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Building Surveyors-UK Wide

Job Title: Building Surveyors-UK Wide
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK Wide
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 10383
Contact Name: Ash
Contact Email: ash@rubiconconsulting.co.uk
Job Published: January 08, 2016 15:48

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE
Carry out building surveys and provide professional advice on property and construction, for all property types including (but not limited to) Healthcare, commercial, industrial, leisure and residential projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Carrying out building surveys; determining the condition of existing buildings, identifying and analysing defects, including proposals for repair;
• Project monitoring; ensuring 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 of projects and specification of works;
• Organising documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors, designers and procurement routes;
• Advising on energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction;
• Instructing on the preservation/conservation of historic buildings;
• Advising on the management and supervision of maintenance of buildings;
• Dealing with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations;
• Assessing and designing buildings to meet the needs of people with disabilities;
• Instructing on construction design and management regulations;
• Negotiating dilapidations (when there is a legal liability for a property's state of disrepair);
• Carrying out feasibility studies;
• Advising on the health and safety aspects of buildings;
• Advising on boundary and rights of light disputes and party wall procedures;
• Preparing insurance assessments and claims;
• Predominantly working as part of a team but may be required to oversee and manage small teams of surveyors;
• To support and be familiar with own role and responsibility in respect of Business Continuity Planning. Ensuring that team members are also aware of the plans and communicates same.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
• Chartered Surveyor with RICS (consideration to CIOB etc. with relevant experience);
• Relevant qualification for historic buildings/building conservation (desirable);
• Qualified Building Surveyor or associated relevant discipline;
• Excellent communication skills;
• Competent in Microsoft excel & word;
• Experience with hand held technology/software (desirable);
• Proven ability to deliver high quality work in challenging environment (desirable);
• Previous experience acting in ‘Building Surveyors’ role in line with consultant/framework; appointment (i.e. GC/Works/5) or similar experience preferred;
• Experience with condition surveys of commercial/civil government estate essential;
• Previous experience managing minor works projects (desirable);
• Previous experience in CoW role an advantage (desirable).
All above attributes are ESSENTIAL unless otherwise stated.

To be considered for the role please apply with an updated CV.

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