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Glasgow, Scotland
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04 April 2019
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Stimulating new opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join an established public and private sector team based in Glasgow or Edinburgh!!!

A leading international consultancy is seeking a Chartered Building Surveyor who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, you should be able to think laterally, possess exemplary communication skills, have strong commercial awareness, and be able to provide a first class service to clients.

You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of major schemes which would be a fantastic addition to your CV.


* Competitive salary
* Fantastic benefits package
* Amazing social team and environment


* Working across a number of projects in different sectors and being able to provide a range of building surveying duties
* Acting a lead consultant for various refurbishment projects including briefing clients, feasibility studies, preparing specifications, co-ordinating consultants, budget cost advise, tendering and acting as Contract Administrator
* The use and application of standard forms of building contract, such as JCT and NEC
* Preparing and submitting applications for Local Authority Planning and Building Warrant consents
* Carry out surveys, inspections, and schedules
* Provide professional services and the management of schemes across the central belt of Scotland and surrounding regions
* Experience of defect analysis, undertaking building surveys and producing professional reports
* Due Diligence surveys
* Dilapidations, including the preparation of schedules and negotiating settlements, recording schedules of condition
* Planned Maintenance Surveys
* Understand the principles of quality, safety and the environment within the management of projects
* Measured surveys including the preparation of drawings in AutoCAD
* Supporting the senior managers in their day-to-day activities


* Have a BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS
* You should be Chartered
* Sound technical surveying knowledge and significant building surveying experience
* Experience managing clients and their expectations coupled with a strong understanding of profitability, business development, and sound commercial awareness
* Sound knowledge of drafting technical documents including bids
* Full understanding of Health and Safety requirements
* Excellent time management, punctuality and commitment to getting the job done
* Meticulous nature and an eye for detail
* Desire to develop career within a Consultancy environment
* A full driving licence and prepared to travel as required
* Strong IT skills, Word, Excel and MS Project as minimum
* Good AutoCAD skills
* Ability to present well with good literacy and numeracy skills

For more information on this position please call Toby Willetts on 0203 6800640 today!!!

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.