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Chartered Building Surveyor

Faithful+Gould and Atkins Corporation
London (Central), London (Greater)
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8 Aug 2022
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Faithful+Gould: Building Surveyor

Play a key role in transforming cities for tomorrow

Welcome to Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group

How would you like to work on some of the most exciting and prestigious construction challenges around the globe? Join our collaborative team where everyone has a voice, and together we deliver excellence for people and the environment.

No two people have the same priorities, which is why we want to hear from you. And why flexible and remote working is central to our culture. So, talk to us about how we can support you. How about reduced weeks or buying more leave over school holidays, making adjustments for you at work or helping your transition back after a career break?

Read more about how you can thrive with us.


Building Surveyor

Join us as a Building Surveyor, and work with colleagues as talented as you, pressing for innovation and excellence. Work on engaging, varied work across retail, health, energy, commercial property, education, residential, and public sectors. In our cross-disciplinary, collaborative environment, you'll play a pivotal role in managing client relationships while handling technical and legal issues.

Your Purpose

  • Working across several regional projects in different sectors, providing a range of building surveying duties.
  • Using and applying standard forms of building contract, such as JCT and NEC.
  • Understanding the principles of quality, safety and the environment in survey, design and management of projects and portfolios.
  • Line management, mentoring and training Junior Building Surveying staff
  • Supporting the senior managers in their day-to-day activities.
  • Carrying out surveys, inspections, schedules, provide professional services and managing regional schemes.

What You Can Bring

  • A B.Sc. (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar RICS accredited degree.
  • Chartered status.
  • Sound technical surveying knowledge and significant building surveying experience .
  • Experience managing clients with a strong understanding of profitability, business development and sound commercial awareness.
  • Sound knowledge drafting technical documents, including asset reviews, feasibility studies, specifications and drawings .
  • A full understanding of Health and Safety requirements and Statutory Compliance.
  • Excellent time management, punctuality and commitment to getting the job done.
  • Enthusiasm to seek new learning opportunities to keep skills and knowledge current, enjoy supporting colleagues with their development.
  • Contribute to a positive, friendly environment, helping to build relationships across teams and with clients.
  • You respect other points of view and seek out the best results in discussions.

Why work for Faithful+Gould?

Join us, and work with friendly teams in a collaborative, digitally-driven environment. You'll be able to develop your career across a diverse portfolio of top clients in multiple sectors, from highways and aviation to rail and energy. 

In 2020, we took away Silver and Gold in the Construction Manager of the Year Awards; and made finalist for the Young Surveyor of the Year. Ours is a culture where everyone deserves to thrive. So, at any career stage, you'll benefit from industry-leading programmes that will improve your skills and knowledge. 

Our people are passionate about making a difference to the next generation, communities and each other. In 2020 our talented teams won a Special Award for Sustainability in the Civic Trust Awards – showing how 'sustainability is at the heart of everything we do'. Read about more of the ways we're making a positive impact.


Meeting Your Needs

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as fitness funding, leadership training, professional accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Find out more. 

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.


More About Us

Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading international consultancy with over 70 years of integrated project and programme management expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills and support to develop in ways that work for you. You'll be trusted to play a vital role in the organisation while making a tangible difference to the world and our future.

Check out some of our most recent and exciting projects.



You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. 

Rewards and Benefits:

Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Faithful+Gould recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

Faithful+Gould, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.


Faithful+Gould is a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, we advise on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects – from giant petrochemical plants to the world’s tallest hotel, and from London’s Heathrow Airport to the Freedom Tower in New York.

Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people. Our standards are high, as are the rewards for those who join our team. The opportunity to draw from international expertise and work on some of the most demanding and prestigious construction challenges around the globe ensures your career success.

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