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Building Surveyor

Prinsegate Chartered Surveyors
The Midlands
Highly competitive and negotiable with a sign on bonus + Great Benefits
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

Job Details

What does it mean to be part of Prinsegate Chartered Surveyors?

Prinsegate is an award-winning firm of Charted Surveyors as members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) with years of experience in property surveying. Our team of RICS-certified surveyors operates out of our registered 64 offices throughout the United Kingdom. As the lifeblood of the company, we are committed to you, your success, and the other talented people who make Prinsegate a great place to work.

Team Overview

As a member of our Building Surveyors team, you will carry out and/or supervise building surveys (inspections) and deliver expert advice to our clients to ensure their investments are protected. Our team members are from different backgrounds and are trained in a variety of disciplines, but we all share the same values in providing a service to be proud of.

Key Responsibilities

We offer training for candidates who have little or no experience in this area in addition to an APC program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • contributing to further growth of the surveying services / team
  • supervising inspections and creating/reviewing building survey reports
  • acting as party wall surveyor and following the procedures under the Party Wall etc. Act (1996)
  • drafting valuation reports for residential and commercial properties
  • undertaking project management

Knowledge / Experience Required

We require building surveyors who are accredited as AssocRICS or MRICS, although we will also consider those who are not. If you are not accredited, you must have a (building surveying-related) RICS-accredited degree or SAVA certificate or are near to obtaining one. Knowledge, experience and other qualities should include but are not limited to the following:

  • understanding construction methods, good workmanship and how to fix defects
  • party wall advice or valuation (Red Book)
  • cost estimating
  • project management (not compulsory)
  • positive can-do attitude
  • team player
  • ambitious and eager to learn
  • must have good organisational skills, excellent spoken and written Standard English, and a friendly and professional attitude
  • must be capable of using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • minimum 3-4 years’ experience

You must have a car and a relatively clean driving licence.

Our Benefits

  • this role offers a competitive market salary
  • 20 days plus 8 bank holiday days paid (28 days in total)
  • private healthcare
  • private dental plan
  • life insurance with critical illness cover
  • private pension with consultant wealth manager
  • progression opportunities as the department continues to grow successfully

We offer part-time options with flexible working; hours are generally 9.00am – 17.30pm. You may occasionally work slightly longer hours, particularly if you are out meeting and socialising with clients at property-related events

We reward staff with bonuses, commission and share options.

There is serious prospect of growth and career development within our company. We are a high growth SME and friendly team in a bright and modern office.

About Prinsegate Chartered Surveyors

Established in 2014 by Nicholas Prinse, Prinsegate Chartered Surveyors pride themselves on maintaining professional standards, whilst delivering cost effective and efficient solutions to their clients. Covering all across the UK, our team undertake all manner of residential and commercial property management matters, including; sales and acquisitions for both owner-occupiers and investors, building/structural surveys, party wall agreements, end to end property project management & consultancy services.

Prinsegate is underpinned by a team of specialists who are ready to assist with your immediate needs or help you to formulate a longer-term strategy. Minimising costs & helping you to maximise your investments potential.

Prinsegate Chartered Surveyors are active members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT), the Chartered association of Building Engineers (CABE), the Society of Environmental Engineers (SEE), The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors (FPWS), The Property Ombudsman (TPO) and a Chartered Building Consultancy (CIOB).

For additional information on Prinsegate Chartered Surveyors, please visit


Equal Opportunities

Prinsegate Chartered Surveyors is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

Prinsegate Chartered Surveyors will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.


Why should you choose our RICS chartered surveyors?

  • Widely recognised with high levels of professionalism 
  • Reliable, responsive and communicative chartered surveyors
  • Extremely knowledgeable in building surveys and the party wall award
  • We’re members of several awarding bodies including RICS
  • Happy clients as seen from our reviews and testimonials 

You can, therefore, trust that you’ll be happy with our service as our Chartered Surveyors Surrey and Chartered Surveyors London will supply you with a thorough survey including all relevant information for your case. 

Find Us
01372 540 250
79 Surbiton Road
Kingston upon Thames

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