Senior Building Surveyor

Service and job specific context statement:Senior Building Surveyor

Business Unit: Align Property Partners

Post title: Senior Building Surveyor

Responsible to: Building Surveying Business Unit Lead

Staff managed: None

Date of issue: 05 September 2018

Job Description

Service: Building Surveying

Job Purpose

Provides a variety of services including those relating to building pathology,design, project management, building surveys, property management andcontract administration.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of the Building Surveying team within the multidiscipline organisation.
  • Competent delivery of all contractual and technical aspects of projects with minimum supervision including the delegation and management of junior team members
  • Supporting the senior managers in the day-to-day running of the business
  • Maintenance of Commercial and Quality Control Procedures for projects under your control
  • Working across a number of projects in different sectors and being able toprovide a range of building surveying duties
  • The use and application of standard forms of building contract, such as JCT/NEC
  • Mentoring and training the junior Building Surveyors under your
  • supervision and an active participation in the APC programme
  • Developing business with new and existing clients across the Yorkshire region and beyond
  • Produce plan, section and detail drawings for construction using AutoCAD.
  • Produce schedules of work and specifications using NBS software and other documentation.
  • Coordinate deliverables and work collaboratively with other disciplines including Architects, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Structural Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and CDM Advisors.
  • Visit sites to attend meetings, carry out inspections and surveys when required.
  • Maintain a car, relevant insurance and a full driving licence.
  • Chair, document and issue formal meeting notes for multi-discipline, Client and contractor meetings as and when required.
  • Be committed to maintaining an annual programme of ContinuingProfessional Development (CPD).
  • Taking ownership of duties and responsibilities within the team.
  • Complete work to defined business processes, standards and timeframes.
  • Carry out Building Surveys and write Building Survey reports and Schedules of Condition

Essential on Appointment

  • RICS accredited Building Surveying degree.
  • Member of the RICS with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience
  • Competent delivery of all contractual and technical aspects of projects with minimum supervision
  • Mentoring and training junior Building Surveyors and an active participation in the APC programme
  • Support the senior managers in the day-to-day running of the business
  • Has experience of, and is competent to work on buildings that contain asbestos.
  • Good AutoCad skills
  • Appreciates complex situations and obtains assistance from others to complete tasks when required.
  • Has the experience of breaking down actions to achieve an overall goal.
  • Has experience using standard forms of building contract, such as JCT/NEC
  • Provide technical and design guidance to less experienced Building Surveying personnel.
  • Experience of working closely with other disciplines to produce co-ordinated deliverables within a multi-discipline environment.

Technical Skills and Ability

  • The preparation of building and condition survey reports.
  • The preparation of feasibility studies.
  • Ability to produce plans, sections and detailed drawings,specifications, schedules of works and other documents to high standards in conjunction with internal and external design disciplines.
  • Proficiency with the use of the Microsoft Office Suite, AutodeskAutoCAD and NBS software.
  • Contract administration of construction contracts.
  • Provide advice on Health and Safety issues throughout the>design and construction period of projects, taking into account the Construction Design and Management Regulations.
  • The preparation of applications for statutory approval including Planning and Building Control applications. Advises on property legislation and building regulations.
  • Provide advice on building related matters including fire safety,sustainability, conservation and restoration.
  • The negotiation of dilapidations relating to building leases.
  • Provide advice on Party Wall matters.
  • Sound technical surveying knowledge
  • Experience managing clients and their expectations coupled with a strong understanding of profitability
  • Good sound knowledge of drafting technical documents including bids

Desirable on Appointment

  • BIM software experience.
  • P405 working with asbestos
  • Project Management qualification

Other Requirements

  • Adhere to defined business and discipline processes, standardsand deadlines.
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with colleagues and represent the company during Client meetings
  • Good analytical and problem solving ability.
  • A keen eye for detail and a careful and accurate approach.
  • Are self-motivated and pro-active and demonstrate ability to see projects through from feasibility to completion.
  • Ability to be resourceful whilst working both independently andas part of a high-performing team.
  • Competence to take initiative, ownership and responsibility.
  • Being able to manage and prioritise own workload to suit project demands.
  • Developing business with new and existing clients across theNorth Yorkshire, Cumbria regions and beyond<
  • A full UK driving license
  • Have good client facing skills
  • Have good commercial skills and awareness<
  • Competent in the delivery of projects to Client time and quality expectations

For more information please contact our Business Support Officer on: 01609 797394