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Building Surveyor

Suffolk

To advise clients on design and construction of buildings, advising also on condition, maintenance and repair.

 

Team worker:

  • Participate as a member of the Concertus team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the business
  • Work flexibly to support delivery across the service

 

Customer service:

  • Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact. This includes responding to internal and external enquiries and (via face-to-face, telephone, email)
  • Deliver a consistent and professional level of customer service at all times to Clients and other practices within the industry, and provide advice to various clients we service in both the private and public sectors

 

Business delivery:

  • Ensuring projects are completed on budget and to schedule
  • Preparing scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works
  • Preparation of designs, specifications and documents for tender and advice on appointing contractors, designer and procurement routes
  • Liaise with clients, contractors and all members of the project delivery team on day to day basis and lead internal and external project meetings
  • Determine the condition of existing buildings, identifying and analysing defects, including proposals for repair
  • Conduct specialist surveys including schedules of dilapidations under senior supervision
  • Advise on the health and safety aspects of buildings
  • Deal with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations

 

Communication:

  • Create a positive and professional first impression of Concertus
  • Deal with all contacts professionally
  • Communicate with all staff efficiently
  • Knowledge of the complaints handling procedure

 

Measures of success:

  • Feedback from team members and line manager
  • Performance Objectives
  • Contribution to service
  • Team performance
  • Service improvements suggested
  • Accuracy and timeliness of support
  • Efficiency of systems and processes
  • Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
  • Feedback from staff and managers
  • Service delivery indicators
  • Customer feedback
  • Director feedback

 

It’s essential you have:

  • Degree in Building Surveying (or suitable experience)
  • Working towards professional qualification e.g. MRICS, MCIOB
  • Up to two years’ Building Surveying experience
  • Good problem solving skills
  • An appropriate level of knowledge of building construction and building regulations with an understanding of planning legislation and health and safety
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • ArchiCAD/CAD proficient or working towards proficiency
  • Full UK Driving Licence

 

How you act:

  • Professional, friendly and honest – Builds good relationships with colleagues, understands the importance of confidentiality
  • Attention to detail – Able to deliver clear and accurate information
  • Team worker – You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
  • Service deliverer – You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
  • Customer focused – you put the customer first
  • Shows initiative – you come up with ways of improving how we do things
  • Well organised – you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
  • Willing to learn – you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
  • Flexible attitude – you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service

Apply here:

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