Building Surveyor

Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering
England, London, South East London
£30000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance & 1st class APC support
Closing date
2 May 2021

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The Company

Your new company is a well known independent, multi-disciplinary construction consultancy and public sector property specialist with several offices across the UK. This business provides surveying, cost consultancy, architecture, project management and engineering services to a range of clients spanning Local Authorities, Housing Associations, Blue Light organisations, Healthcare clients, commercial landlords and more.

Following continued success, and recent APC Building surveyors' qualification, the business is now looking for their next generation of APC candidates to join the team with qualification in mind.

The role

APC Building Surveyors will be reporting into an Associate Director at the South East London office, and working collaboratively as a team across a range of clients. You will be responsible for your own workload, operating autonomously on smaller instructions and contracts as well as tackling some higher value, complex projects with support and sign off from Senior Surveyors within the team.

Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to the following:

Building surveys and specific defect analysis

Contract Administration on repair and refurbishment projects

Project Management, including progress reports, site inspections, cost reporting etc.

The rewards

The business boasts a second to none APC support programme, with 100% pass rate from the last group of applicants, which reflects their track record of excellent APC preparation.

As an APC Building Surveyor you will receive a competitive salary in line with your experience, with a car allowance to cover maintenance and upkeep costs for your work vehicle.

In addition to this you can expect to receive enrollment onto the company pension, 25 days of annual leave (+ 8 bank holidays). Up to 3 days of annual leave will be used over the Christmas period when the office is closed.

The company provides a work mobile and laptop for all employees to use, and there is a flexible benefits scheme provided by the business which includes discounted gym membership, shopping discounts, cycle to work options and muc more.

The requirements

As the business is looking for an APC Building Surveyor, they expect a minimum of two years experience in a graduate or assistant building surveyor position, or alternatively a year of APC diary contributions and level 1 competencies met.

You will hold either a Bachelor's or Master's (or equvalent level) degree in Building Surveying, and have experience working independently to manage projects (small or large) from client brief through contract administration to handover.

Ideally you will have worked for a consultancy covering public sector housing or local authority projects annd have the confidence to operate with minimal supervision.

You will need to be within an hour's commute from Eltham and have a full, valid UK driver's license.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering has an established background. Formed of two specialist built environment recruitment organisations, Hill McGlynn & Beresford, Blake & Thomas (BBT); together we have an enviable presence and reputation within the construction, property & engineering sectors.

Providing recruitment solutions alone for the construction, property & engineering sectors means that we know the market and have specialist consultants working in specific fields for those markets.

As part of the Randstad group, we are part of the worlds second largest HR services provider and our sister group companies are also leaders in other market sectors of recruitment but if it is construction, property & engineering staff you need, we can help.

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