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Senior/Associate Building Surveyor

Peace Recruitment
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Up to £65k + package
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Building Surveyor
Business Type
Application Type
Quick Apply

Job Details


Due to continued and sustained expansion, Peace Recruitment's close clients a leading global consultancy are recruiting a Chartered Building Surveyor up to AD Level in their Glasgow Office. 

Covering the full range of Building Surveying services. Currently involved in a diverse range of exciting projects and have a robust pipeline of future work across a range of sectors – heritage, education, healthcare, commercial, central government and retail.

You will be part of a vibrant dynamic team responsible for delivering a varied range of building surveying commissions including professional services, condition surveys.

Covering all aspects of construction from feasibility through to design, construction, handover and post completion reviews with an emphasis on heritage, refurbishment, adaptation, planned maintenance and a developing track record in decarbonisation and net zero programmes.

There is scope for fast career progression, to assist with the local management and business development , along with wider direction of the national business. Their team work on a wide range of exciting projects, for a diverse list of both national and local clients. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting business unit directors in delivering business objectives;
  • Positively engaging with customers and developing, growing, and maintaining customer relationships;
  • Delivering high quality services and ensuring that building surveying deliverables meet customer’s requirements;
  • Managing projects to deliver high quality services and deliverables in accordance with business procedures;
  • Managing building surveying commissions, including surveys, dilapidation advice, party wall advice, and construction projects for new builds, renovations and maintenance works – from feasibility through to design, contract administration to handover and post completion reviews;
  • Preparing and managing planned maintenance programmes;
  • Quality monitoring of construction projects;
  • Planning service delivery in conjunction with the Director with overall responsibility for the project;
  • Communicating with and providing good sound professional advice to both clients and other project team members;
  • before issue, including maintaining evidence of independent checks;
  • Managing services delivery for profit;
  • Identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the Business

Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills

  • Sound Building Surveying experience post MRICS qualification;
  • Sound knowledge of traditional and non-traditional construction methods and materials;
  • Good knowledge of construction procurement strategies, including tendering and contract strategies;
  • Clear understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts;
  • Clear and effective communication skills – both oral and written;
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changes;
  • Sound problem solving, negotiating skills, financial and numeracy management skills;
  • Ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily;
  • Sound ICT Skills, with a high level of proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

RICS exempting degree or post graduate diploma

Ideally minimum 5 years PQE

In return:

Competitive Salary up to £60k (DOE)

£6,500 Car Allowance 

Private Health Insurance

RICS subscription

Club subscription which can be used against gyms, golf clubs and the like 

Employers' Pension - minimum 6%, but can raise to 10%

Clear Progression plan to Partner 


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.

Company info
0131 516 8908
Peace Recruitment Limited
Unit 2 Washington Court
6 Washington Lane
EH11 2HA

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