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Building Surveyor - Orpington

  • Location South East
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Ref 11626

Building Surveyor Job in Orpington

Due to increasing projects, our leading multidisciplinary consultancy client requires a Building Surveyor to join their team in Orpington, working on a range of projects across residential, commercial and education sectors. This is a great opportunity to join an established consultancy, with excellent training and development opportunities and remote working.

The multidisciplinary practice is award-winning and specialises in commercial, healthcare, education, industrial, retail, mixed-use and residential. Offering a multitude of services in Architecture, BIM, M&E, Engineering, Surveying, Project Management and H&S. Made up of 6 offices and 300 staff, they are continuing to grow and offer excellent progression opportunities.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Receiving client instructions and agreeing fee proposals for various projects and professional surveying instructions
  • Surveying and reporting on residential, commercial and education properties
  • Acting as Lead Consultant for refurbishment and new build projects for public and private clients in different sectors including residential, commercial and education
  • Brief clients, design, co-ordinating consultants, specifying, cost advice, tendering, drafting contractual documents and contract administration
  • This is a Client facing role and will include chairing meetings, presentations and resident meetings
  • There may a requirement to attend out of hours meetings from time to time e.g. resident and leaseholder stakeholder meetings
  • JCT contracts (both Contract Administration and Employer’s Agent roles), Party Wall and building pathology / defects diagnosis
  • Use of AutoCAD
  • Mentoring junior members of staff

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years in building surveying for a consultancy
  • Contract administration experience
  • Ability to liaise with clients, consultants, contractors and other external stakeholders
  • JCT Contract knowledge
  • RICS accredited degree
  • MRICS or working towards

What you get back

  • Salary: Competitive and negotiable dependent on experience
  • 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Social events and leisure activities
  • Health and wellbeing program
  • Flexible remote working
  • Support with APC


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Building Surveyor Job in Orpington – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Job Ref: 11626)

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