27 Jul 2022

Permanent Assistant Building Surveyor

 Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are working in partnership with a globally renowned client, who is looking for an Assistant Building Surveyor to join their office in Cardiff.

What you will be doing: 

  • Assist Building Surveyors in the delivery of building surveying services, 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.
  • Assisting Building Surveyors with the preparation of:
    • Feasibility studies, prepare cost plans
    • Designs and detailed specifications
    • Submissions for planning and building regulation approvals
    • Tender documentation and managing the tender process, including designing tender marking schemes.
  • Assisting building surveyors with:
    • Evaluating and reporting on tenders
    • Administration of construction contracts
    • Undertaking surveys including condition surveys, DDA, Fire Risk Assessments, Schedules of Condition and Acquisition Surveys.
    • Preparing reports for customers
    • Undertaking party wall surveyor duties
    • Providing dilapidations advice and delivering dilapidations assessments and negotiating with other parties
    • Undertaking quality monitoring roles of major construction projects.
  • Successfully complete the company’s internal APC preparation programme; and self-development training in readiness for attaining Chartered status (RICS)
  • Ensuring that all quantitative and financial information has been independently checked before issue, including maintaining evidence of independent checks.

Who they are looking for:

  • As a Graduate, you will develop knowledge and experience in the following:

Building surveying practices and procedures; Contract administration procedures; Compliance audits and surveys; Managing contractor activities pre and post-construction; Tendering; Party wall matters; Dilapidations; Design procedures and controls; Construction quality and monitoring.

  • 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.
  • 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 or non-exempting degree.

What they offer:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career.
  • A contributory pension scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Our global travel scholarship programme.
  • Flexible working arrangements.


How to Apply

To apply please send your CV to Rossana Corbisiero rossana@itstechnicalrecruitment.co.uk or for more details call: 01179 738507.

Job Categories: Architectural & Surveying. Job Types: Permanent. Salaries: £20000 to £30000.

Job expires in 16 days.

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