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Senior Chartered Building Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Chartered Building Surveyor
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Solihull, West Midlands
Contact Name: Roger Hawthorn
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
Sector: Construction and Technical
Reference: BBBH8132_1598370795

Job Description

Our client is a specialist property consultancy working predominantly in the education sector. They are looking to hire a Chartered Building Surveyor to join their Solihull office where you will enjoy a high-quality and diverse range of instructions.

Main duties:

  • Advising clients on schemes & projects and determining requirements by carrying out feasibility studies & budget costings;
  • Preparing scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works;
  • Preparing documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors, designers, and procurement routes;
  • Design and use of AutoCAD - most CAD work is undertaken by Architectural Technicians however a solid grounding in CAD is preferred;
  • Project procurement through the RIBA work stages;
  • Contract administration;
  • Project management - ensuring projects are completed on-budget and to schedule;
  • Experience and track record of securing Capital funding from funding agencies;
  • Building Surveys recording the condition of existing buildings; identifying and analysing defects (including proposals for repair);
  • Advising on the management and supervision of maintenance of works of buildings including provision of PPM schedules;
  • Processing planning applications and advising clients on property legislation including DDA, health & safety and building regulations;
  • Carrying out Part Wall procedures for both building owner and adjoining owner.



Person specification:

  • Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS);
  • Highly competent, self-driven and client facing;
  • Experience of Professional Services work, Fire Risk Assessments and Party Wall surveying;
  • Experience of working within the Education sector;
  • Confidence to be able to work autonomously;
  • Good building surveying skills and an aptitude for project management;
  • Superb communication skills both verbally and written.



The successful applicant will be undertaking pieces of work predominantly in the Midlands and Yorkshire regions. The focus of these instructions will be in the design and contract administration of new build, extension, refurbishment, and elemental renewal building projects.


Basic salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum (including car allowance).
Bonus: Annual bonus of approximately 10%.
Extras: Car allowance included in salary, BUPA, pension.

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