Building Surveyor

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Our client, one of the world's largest multi-discipline construction and property consultancies, is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Building Surveyor to join their team in Southampton. As a Building Surveyor, you will play a vital role in providing technical expertise and advice within the construction and property sector.


Responsibilities of the Building Surveyor:


  • Undertake comprehensive building surveys, condition assessments, and defect analysis of commercial and residential properties.
  • Conduct site inspections, produce detailed reports, and provide professional recommendations on repairs, refurbishments, and maintenance.
  • Prepare and administer schedules of work and specifications, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards.
  • Oversee and manage projects, including contract administration, budget control, and quality assurance.
  • Provide expert advice to clients, stakeholders, and colleagues on matters relating to building construction, regulations, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects, contractors, and other professionals to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Prepare and present expert evidence in dispute resolution cases, such as litigation or arbitration.
  • Keep abreast of industry developments, regulations, and technological advancements to deliver the best possible service to clients.
  • Support business development initiatives by identifying new opportunities, cultivating client relationships, and preparing proposals.


Requirements of the Building Surveyor:


  • Degree in Building Surveying or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a Building Surveyor, preferably within a consultancy or construction environment.
  • W membership with RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) or working towards chartership
  • Strong knowledge of UK building regulations, construction methods, and industry best practices.
  • Proven track record in delivering high-quality building surveys, defect analysis, and project management.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with high attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using industry-related software and tools.
  • A proactive and self-motivated approach, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Full UK driving license.


On offer for the Building Surveyor:

  • The salary range for this position is £35,000 - £45,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays with the ability to buy/sell
  • A market-leading pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical
  • Hybrid working


Next steps:

If you are interested in this role and meet the requirements, click apply today or get in contact with Max Condie for further information.