Building Surveyor
Capita plc
North East , England , UK
14d ago

The Role and Responsibilities

This role is for a Chartered Building Surveyor and they will be responsible for service delivery to a wide range of clients in designing solutions in the private, education, local authorities and other public sector clients.

Ideally, we are looking for a newly or recently Chartered Building Surveyor who is looking to progress their career to the next level and who wishes to be part of our continued growth and expansion.

You will be based at our North Tyneside office at Quadrant East, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside, NE27 0BY. You may be asked to work from our other regional offices as required from time to time.

  • The successful candidate will be expected to;
  • Have responsibility for early stage design and feasibility work
  • Developing detailed briefs in conjunction with the client & other colleagues
  • Carry out site surveys (including measured surveys, condition surveys & defect analysis)
  • Carry out detailed design work and assist with preparing tender information
  • Deal with / assist with administering building contracts (JCT or NEC)
  • Undertake all aspects of professional surveying work (including Condition Surveys, Specific Defect Analysis, PW work, dilapidations, DDA, etc.)
  • Undertake Fire Risk Assessments & Fire Compartmentation Surveys
  • Liaise with Clients, Contractors & other consultants (internal and external)
  • Assist with mentoring and training the Graduate Building Surveyors within the team
  • Essential Criteria

  • BSc in Building Surveying or equivalent
  • 2 years experience within a commercial Building Surveying environment
  • Recently Chartered member of RICS, CIOB, CABE or similar
  • Ability to establish a good working relationship with Clients and colleagues
  • Self motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Good AutoCAD & / or REVIT skills
  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence & use of own vehicle
  • Ability to demonstrate flexible approach to work & willingness to travel as may be required.
  • Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of working on a range of commercial buildings, including education, health or transportation projects
  • Experience of working within the private and / or public sectors
  • Good understanding of the Building Regulations and their implication for design and surveying of buildings
  • Understanding of education funding applications (CIF)
  • Use of NBS Specification Manager, NBS Contract Administrator, Excel, Word MS Project, AutoCAD, REVIT, Kycloud (or similar)
  • Understanding / experience of BIM modelling
  • Remuneration Package

  • Salary Competitive, commensurate with skills & experience
  • Hours 37.5 Hours per week (Monday to Friday), with flexible working available
  • Money Purchase Scheme Pension
  • Holidays 23 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Access to a range of Capita Group benefits
  • Reasons to Join Capita

    Appropriate candidates should be attracted to the role at Capita for some or all of the following reasons : -

  • The business is a fast emerging major player in the property and infrastructure consultancy markets, capable of challenging the status quo’ and delivering outstanding client facing results.
  • There are strong career opportunities in the Northern region and across the Capita group nationwide and overseas, with a strategy of secondment and resource sharing to enable maximum opportunity for individuals.
  • The culture is one of promotion according to talent and impact, not time served in the business. Ambition is expected and rewarded.
  • The company invests heavily in its people, recognising that its staff members are its most valuable asset. Individual training plans and accelerated schemes foster an environment of continual personal development.
  • You would be joining a well established and respected Building Surveying team with a strong client base across the Northern region
  • You will have the opportunity to work on a varied and exciting range of projects both locally and nationally from a broad spectrum of sectors.
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