Building Surveyor
TalentSpa Ltd
Birmingham, UK
22d ago

Salary : CompetitiveReference : TD / WM / BS Building Surveyor Location : Birmingham, B2 3ES - Head OfficeSalary : CompetitiveAbout the Company : As part of the wider Abellio Group, West Midlands Trains Ltd operates as a joint venture -

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway, delivering over 1,300 safe and reliable services per day for more than a 60 million passengers per year.

Since the start of our franchise in 2017 we have been committed to improving our services, investing a whopping £1 billion into the region’s network, £18million in the development of our entire workforce.

West Midlands Trains has an exciting opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join our existing Property team based at our head office in Birmingham.

You will be responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of their own projects as well as providing technical expertise / knowledge and support to major business projects as part of the wider project team.

Building Surveyor Responsibilities : Agreeing the work stream definition and delegated scope with the Project Manager and taking responsibility for delivery of the products and the desired outcomes.

To act as Project Manager on projects as required by the Project.Resolve any user requirements and priority conflicts, through application of subject matter expertise.

Delivering the work stream tasks in detail as defined by the project manager, taking responsibility for the progress of the work and use of resources.

Initiating corrective actions to assure delivery when necessary, within the constraints lay down by the Project Manager.Review and approve risk and method statements of the 3rd party contractors.

Review and comment of detailed specifications and technical designs.Required to create specifications and scoping documents.

Managing specific issues and risks relating to the work stream or as directed by the Project Manager.Ensuring that work stream products are delivered to appropriate quality levels (e.g.

through adequate review, test, trial etc.), and that signoff and acceptance processes are in place for deliverables.Conduct appropriate transition / handover of products between the project team and BAU.

This list is not considered to be exhaustive and you will be required to undertake other tasks as and when needed. Building Surveyor Requirements : The successful candidate will be an experienced work stream lead, with a demonstrable track record in successful delivery of infrastructure and M&E enhancements and renewals.

Ability to work creatively, within a framework, to provide high quality outcomes.

Will need to understand the wider objectives.Proven ability to manage multiple discipline contractors on site.Proven expertise and credibility in the field of construction and M&E.

Proven track record of delivery in a design and build environmentExpert knowledge of rail industry and network rail infrastructureDegree, HNC / HND or equivalent experience within a construction or mechanical / electrical discipline.

Ability to train and mentor staff on best practice techniques / principlesSelf-motivator able to work alone, engage and inspire difficult challenging stakeholdersData Analysis experience.

Must be able to collate complex, complicated data and present in a transparent formatHealth and Safety Qualification IOSH minimum, NEBOSH desirable.

Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)Knowledge of process improvement, lean practices such as 6 sigma / Kaizen desirable Building Surveyor Benefits : Free standard travel on West Midlands Trains and other Abellio group trains for you, your partner and any dependent children.

75% discount on all other train operating companies over most of the UK rail network.Enrolment of our West Midland Railways Pension Scheme and our pension salary sacrifice scheme Smart Pensions.

If you meet the Building Surveyor requirements and feel the role would be a good fit, then please apply today!

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