This job has expired

Chartered Building Surveyor (Property Consultancy)

Peace Recruitment
City of Edinburgh
Up to £45,000 DOE
Closing date
14 Apr 2021

View more

Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Surveyor
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Peace Recruitment is recruiting on behalf for a successful award winning SME multi-disciplinary Scottish consultancy in their search for a Chartered Building Surveyor for their office in Edinburgh. Due to continued growth and part of their succession planning, our client will consider applicants with 3 years post graduate experience, ideally MRICS status or working towards APC. 

What to expect:

Workload will be varied and cross-sector spanning both private and public sectors. The successful candidate will be fully supported and trained to form an effective part of the wider BS team management, with full autonomy over their own workload, plus management responsibilities for junior staff as their career progresses. Strong inter personal skills, time and workload management skills are required – along with flexibility in approach.

Required qualifications/skills:

  • BSc(Hons) in Building Surveying, accredited by RICS
  • Chartered Membership of RICS in Building Surveying
  • Experience in private practice desirable
  • IT skills; Word, Excel, Project, Autocad
  • Ability to prioritise workload, react to changing circumstances and work with others
  • Experience in construction quality monitoring and dilapidations desirable, but not essential
  • Good written and graphic skills

Workload (Chartered level): 

  • Full spectrum of professional services expected of a Building Surveyor in private practice
  • Client facing
  • Opportunity to lead, manage and train junior staff
  • Blend of survey and project work
  • Condition surveys, pre-acquisition due diligence, defect analysis and reporting
  • Dilapidations services – for Landlord and Tenant, plus liability assessments
  • Full training and support to undertake NEC Supervisor services in support of the broader in house team
  • Contract administration
  • Statutory applications
  • Design and specification
  • Assisting senior staff
  • Management of projects including backlog maintenance, lifecycle replacement, fit out and external repairs

Workload (Senior Surveyor applicants) 

  • The above, plus:
  • Exposure to fee proposal and bid preparation
  • Daily management of junior staff
  • Co-ordination of sub-consultants
  • Input to bid writing and business management
  • Business development and networking opportunities

In return:

  • Salary up £45,000 depending on your experience
  • APC support if required by in-house APC assessor 
  • Clear career progression
  • Be part of a modern, dynamic firm/team
  • Job security

If you like the sound of this opportunity and tick most of the boxes then apply with your CV or call Lewis Potter for more information.


Peace Recruitment Group specialises in construction, property & engineering recruitment. Our award-winning business is all about your needs. We know the construction world inside out, but it’s how we put that knowledge to work for you that really counts.

No more skills shortages. No more disruptive staff churn. No more square pegs in round holes.

Whether you’re looking for staff for your business or a new job for yourself, we have a proven track record of delivering the goods and our passion for great service means we always put your satisfaction first.

Our relentless networking, industry knowledge and expertise keeps our finger on the pulse when it comes to who’s out there. When you need a candidate with a specific kind of experience and skill-set, that’s exactly what we send you. We keep people in jobs they’re good at rather than shuffling them from one company to another. And we’d rather take the time to track down the right candidate than push someone into a job they don’t suit.

If you’re interested in good people doing good jobs, talk to us.

Find Us
Peace Recruitment Limited
Unit 2 Washington Court
EH11 2HA
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert