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Building Surveyor – Defects Investigator & Expert Witness

GSC Executives
Hybrid working with an office base in City of London
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Surveyor, Construction
Chartered Surveyor, FRICS, MRICS
Application Type
Quick Apply

Building Surveyor – Defects Investigator & Expert Witness

Hybrid working with an office base in City of London


Our Client is an international firm of construction experts that is seeking an experienced Chartered Building Surveyor or Building Fabric Engineer. Someone who has over 10 years of traditional experience and is looking to further develop their career in building pathology, defects investigations and Expert Witness services. This is the ideal opportunity for those with professional experience to move away from the repetitive side of traditional service lines.

This opportunity is for Senior Surveyor or Associate Director level and reports to a Director.

As part of a claims and investigations specialist consultancy team, you will have the opportunity to;

  • Work on investigations and disputes around the world to add to your knowledge and experience of construction defect pathology and causes.
  • Work on commissions across all construction sectors and building types.
  • Develop your own career alongside leading Expert Witnesses from all technical disciplines and become an Expert Witness in your own right
  • A transparent remuneration and reward structure with bonus based on your measured contribution rather than someone’s discretion.
  • Hybrid working to suit the individual with a City of London office base

Interested applicants should have a;

  • Relevant higher education degree
  • Minimum of 10 years postgraduate experience in Building Surveying
  • MRICS and / or other suitable construction professional membership
  • Demonstrable ability in technical report writing and can provide examples
  • Detective mindset to analyse and identify the cause of defects
  • Communication skills to convey report findings so it can be understood by a lay person
  • Past experience of building due diligence and defect analysis reporting, project dispute resolution and construction insurance claims, although not essential if you meet the above criteria
  • Support would be available for those looking to study construction law or those who may already have a law qualification

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