Building Surveyor

4 days left

Culham, Oxfordshire
£39,543 to £44,936 + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme
15 Jul 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Position


The UK Atomic Energy Authority have an excellent opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join their team within the Site Maintenance Services Group. The team consists of circa 20 employees and are responsible for the maintenance of all buildings across the Culham site.

The Site Maintenance Group are seeking a self-motivated, organised individual with a good technical knowledge of the building industry who can communicate well at all levels. The role of Building Surveyor will be responsible for the refurbishment and maintenance of all buildings across the Culham site, you will also be required to carry out building condition reports and general building surveying duties. They will also be required to co-ordinate of the works on site between client and contractors. They are to ensure that the expected quality of work is achieved and managed in line with job specifications, in a safe manner conforming with Contractors Risk Assessments, Method Statements and applicable legislation.

Key accountabilities/responsibilities include:

-Manage the delivery of a number of construction related refurbishment project from inception to completion, including; liaison with clients to establish requirements, production of specification and drawings, tender of works package, supervision of onsite works, agreeing variations to completion of the works and final account. Typical project values of up to £1m.
-Management of consultants working on a range of feasibility studies and related projects.
-Robust project management of refurbishment/construction projects including strategy, procurement, budgets, milestones, deliverables, execution, QA, risk, performance reporting, change management, etc.
-Ensure that all activities are carried out safely, in compliance with the relevant statutory, UKAEA and best practice guidance.

At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading-edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

Knowledge skills and experience

- Educated to degree / HND level in a Building Surveying or Construction discipline.

-A minimum of three or more years’ relevant post qualification experience in the delivery of maintenance services, preferably in the public sector.

-Experience of the administration of NEC form of contract.

-Demonstrable knowledge of the management of internal and external stakeholders at different levels.

-Working knowledge of health and safety requirements and understanding of current construction legislation and its application, including CDM regulations.

-Membership of a relevant chartered body e.g. RICS, CIOB etc.

-demonstrable experience of safety management, IOSH or NEBOSH qualification in Health and Safety.

Special requirements:
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.

Selection Methods:
-Initial interviews will be held between the 2 and 18 September 2019.

-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.

-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.

-Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews.

The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role, please discuss with the hiring manager or HR if you have any concerns. 

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