Chartered Building Surveyor - Residential

Zoek Pin Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England

35000.0000 - 40000.0000

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 13 days ago

Hunter Mason is working with a consultant consultancy, seeking a chartered building surveyor on a perminant bases.

An opportunity exists to join a growing and vibrant private practice as a Chartered Building Surveyor. The successful applicant will provide professional advice on all aspects of property and construction, and will work on the design and development of new buildings as well as the restoration and maintenance of existing ones.

JCA are a client-focused business with a diverse range of clients, which demands commitment and flexibility in order to provide the highest service levels and to meet our company’s aims and values. Our work is varied, and we have flexibility in the services we provide, however our services fall under three main areas:


Design and Commercial Project Management

Acquisition Surveys & Due Diligence

We are a friendly and forward-thinking company and are proud to have worked successfully alongside our clients on a wide range of projects since 2003, and pride ourselves on the superb professional relationships that we have built with those we work with, and we are looking for suitable candidates to continue that. Our headquarters are based right in the heart of the country - in Staffordshire - and we also have offices in Manchester, Birmingham, and London, so we able to offer a nationwide service outstanding, professional, co-ordinated service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The post holder will perform many of the following tasks:

Ensuring that projects are completed on budget and to schedule

Advising clients on schemes and projects and determining requirements

Preparing scheme designs and costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works

Preparing documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors, designs and procurement routes

Determining the condition of existing buildings, identifying and analysing defects, including proposals for repair

Advising on energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction

Advising on the preservation/conservation of historic buildings

Advising on management and supervision of maintenance of buildings

Dealing with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations

Assessing and designing buildings to meet the needs of people with disabilities

Advising on construction design and management regulations

Negotiating dilapidations (when there is a legal liability for a property’s state of disrepair)

Carrying out feasibility studies

Party Wall Services

Advising on the health and safety aspects of buildings

Advising on boundary and rights of light disputes and party wall procedures

Preparing insurance assessments and claims.

The duties and responsibilities of this job description are not exhaustive, and the successful applicant will be required to perform additional duties and responsibilities over and above those defined to meet the needs of the business. The successful applicant will also need to be flexible on the hours worked to meet the pressures of achieving business targets.


BSc Honours in Building Surveying MRICS


The post holder will have minimum 1 year’s post qualified experience in the following areas:

Construction contracts


Party wall

Building surveys - residential and commercial


Schedule of conditions

Project Management

Personal skills should include:

Being able to work to financial targets.

Being able to maximise customer satisfaction.

Strong communication and presentation skills (written and oral).

Being able to work with numeric data and statistics.

Being focused and motivated.

Being proactive.

Strong IT Skills to include the use of social media and AutoCAD drawing.

Professional and amenable at all times.

Good research skills.

This role will suit a building surveyor looking to progress their career by contributing to the company work ethic and company values, taking ownership, completing commissions, while seeking new business opportunities.

Salary and Package

Up to £35,000 plus potential additional benefits

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