Trainee Building Surveyor


To assist with advising clients on the design and construction of buildings, condition, maintenance and repair.


Business delivery:

  • Assisting with the delivery of projects on budget and to schedule
  • Supporting Building Surveyors and Seniors with scheme designs, costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works
  • Support with the preparation of designs, specifications and documents for tender and advice on appointing contractors, designer and procurement routes
  • Shadow Building Surveyors and Seniors to understand our liaison with clients, contractors and all members of the project delivery team on day to day basis. Prepare the necessary work and documentation for internal and external project meetings
  • Determine the condition of existing buildings, identifying and analysing defects. Support Surveyors and Seniors with proposals for repair
  • Assist with specialist surveys including schedules of dilapidations under Senior supervision
  • Actively learn and support Senior members of the team when determining on the health and safety aspects of buildings
  • Assist with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations


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 public and private sector


BIM roles and responsibilities:

  • Enable integration and co-ordination of information within information model
  • Maintain and receive information into the information model
  • Assure delivery of information exchanges
  • Confirm supplier’s ability to deliver information requirements
  • Co-ordinated delivery of all design information
  • Manage information development and information approvals
  • Confirm design deliverables
  • Overall Lead for configuration management
  • Production of design outputs related to a discipline-specific, packaged-based or time-based task
  • Direct the production of task information in compliance with standards and methods
  • Direct the production of task information using agreed systems
  • Manage spatial co-ordination on behalf of task team


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 that you have:

  • Desire to undertake a degree in Building Surveying
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Ability to learn quickly with Computer Aided Design software
  • Full UK Driving Licence



  • 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


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

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