Building Surveyor

Ambitious Group
Eltham West, London (Greater)
Up to £45,000
Closing date
10 Nov 2021

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Building Surveyor
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Building Surveyor – Eltham, London


  • Up to £45,000 basic salary DOE
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays + day off on your birthday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Professional fees paid
  •  Professional Development Scheme
  • Mentoring and 1:1 Scheme
  • Shopping Reward and discount scheme (discounted gym memberships)


  • Assist Project Team Leader with Client liaison to include presentation of schemes, project programming and other matters affecting delivery of service.
  • Act as the Contract Administrator or Employer's Agent on a wide range of building types, utilising all standard forms of construction.
  • Visit site and carry out and issue inspections reports.
  • Prepare and present initial appraisal and feasibility reports.
  • Carry out measured surveys of existing buildings or sites.
  • Prepare and present outline design proposals, including preparation of budget estimate costs.
  • Prepare and present for approval complete scheme designs.
  • Prepare full working drawings sufficient for the construction of the project.
  • Submit applications for statutory approvals, including Planning, Listed Building Consent and Building Control Approval.
  • Prepare specifications and schedules of work and/or provide information for the preparation of bills of quantities.
  • Invite tenders for the main contract, carry out tender analysis and prepare tender reports.
  • Prepare contract documents.
  • Undertaking Contract Administration duties in accordance with Practice procedures and verification strategies.
  • Preparing maintenance manuals.
  • Undertake professional services to include Party Wall procedures, schedules of condition, inspection of buildings to determine condition and future maintenance liabilities, including preparing detailed reports.
  • Delegating any of the above duties whilst retaining responsibility for achievement.


  • BSc (Hons) or similar Building Surveying experience.
  • Minimum 3-year post qualification experience.
  • Associate membership of RICS or equivalent recognised qualification.

This is an exciting new opportunity to join a well-established firm, having grown from a small practice to a multi-disciplinary consultancy.

You’ll be joining a team of almost 200 professionals, who motivate and encourage one another to provide forward thinking ideas, resulting in positive and rewarding careers.


The Ambitious Group are a team of passionate industry professionals, widely acknowledged recognised as true experts, firmly established as one of the leading specialist Property sector recruitment companies in the UK.

Having forged many long term partnerships with key property employers across the UK, we are proud to work on a very personal level with our many clients, ranging from small independent businesses, through to National and International organisations.

We pride ourselves on our expert industry knowledge and professional approach. The majority of our team at The Ambitious Group are all ex-property professionals from a range of backgrounds across the industry, so we really are a group of experts, ensuring that we understand the needs of our clients and candidates alike.

Able to offer a variety of services, with appointments ranging from Trainee through to the Boardroom, we meet and work closely with every candidate, ensuring high standards at every stage of the recruitment process.

Find Us
0330 058 1020
Knaresborough Technology Park
Manse Lane
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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