Senior Building Surveyor
Manchester, GB
11d ago


We are looking for a Senior Building Surveyor to join us and help us grow this exciting and dynamic sector!

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers offull-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial,commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovateand create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatestconsultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster acollaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, andwe want you to be a part of our growing business.

Our dedicated Building Surveying team proactively undertake surveys andproject manage schemes in addition to providing various other services,including condition and acquisition surveys, project monitoring, specificationwriting, contract administration, employer’s agent, neighbourly matters anddilapidations.

We work with retail and aim to strengthen our relationships withcommercial, industrial, education, health, infrastructure and public sectorclients.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our service to ourclients and enjoy long term relationships them. We have M & E andstructural engineering, with each assignment.

Overview of Role :

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Building Surveyor with a mix ofsurvey, professional and contract administration expertise to join our teamwithin the Manchester Buildings Studio.

  • Subject to performance, we would expect you tomove up to a Technical Director position within a couple of years.
  • Jacobs havea significant and highly diversified client base, enabling you to enjoy a widerange of work and responsibilities to help your career accelerate.

    Typical services we provide include :

  • BuildingSurveys - Pre-purchase and TDD
  • ContractAdministration, Project Management and Employer’s Agent
  • DefectDiagnosis
  • ProjectMonitoring
  • Dilapidations
  • ReinstatementCost Assessments
  • PlannedMaintenance
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual tostrengthen our department and further develop the business by working closelywith our existing clients and assist in developing new business.

    You won’t beleft on your own and you will be encouraged to develop your business skills andmanage some key accounts, working closely with the Head of Building surveyingto help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.

    Key Responsibilities :

  • Providing high calibre service and support for survey, professional and contract administration service lines
  • To support business objectives and our goal to maintain Performance Excellence for clients
  • Being an active part of the building surveying team and working closely with senior managers, who will help you develop your client development skills and business acumen
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
  • Person Specification :

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach tothe role, and will be committed to delivering service excellence, with goodcommercial results.

  • Degree qualified in Building Surveying or similar technical discipline
  • Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery
  • MRICS membership
  • Ability to successfully manage complex projects and assignments in a proactive and diligent manner
  • Excellent report writing skills and ability to provide first class advice to clients
  • Good professional skills, to be developed to an appropriate level as part of the role
  • Excellent specification writing skills and detailed understanding of JCT Contracts
  • Strong track record in contract administration of projects from inception to completion
  • Track record of working with stakeholders
  • Able to build long-term relationships
  • Previously employed by a consultancy
  • A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines
  • A team player, outgoing, friendly, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Full driving licence
  • Company Overview :

    Jacobs is one of the world’s largestand most diverse providers of technical, professional, and constructionservices, including all aspects of architecture, engineering and construction,operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting.

    We serve a broad range of companies andorganisations, including commercial, industrial and government clientsacross multiple markets and geographies.

    Jacobs are committedto developing new services and techniques aimed at enhancing our clients'businesses in the long term and have exceptional support from all ourdisciplines in the company, worldwide.

  • Successful candidates will be asked tocomplete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and willbe required to undergo various checks including : Identity, Right to Work;
  • Employment / Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meetthis and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employerwho is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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