assistant building surveyor in west end

07 December 2018
dailam fard, randstad cpe
job type
£ 33,000 - £ 37,000 per year, holiday
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west end, london
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 33,000 - £ 37,000 per year, holiday
reference number
dailam fard, randstad cpe
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job description

Assistant Building Surveyor - Central London - £37k

Are you looking to gain experience on your road to becoming a chartered surveyor?

Are you seeking a new opportunity with an employer that is keen to support with APC?

A leading Building Surveyors are seeking an ambitious and motivated Building Surveyor to support and work various projects in Central London, they are open to the level of candidate they take are will wiilingly look at Assistants up to Seniors.


* Responsibility for delivery of building surveying services to the Faraday portfolio of residential buildings and separate commercial clients.
* Undertake limited client care and liaison.
* Liaise closely with the property management and accounts departments and building surveyors to ensure service delivery.
* Building surveying services to be in accordance with the RICS codes of practice, current legislation and operations manuals produced by the company.

Main Duties:

* Carry out condition surveys and assist building surveyors with the preparation of capital expenditure plans.
* Read and interpret lease documents and advise clients.
* Take responsibility for preparing specifications and schedules of work for both residential and commercial property.
* Oversee and control minor projects, issuing instructions and ensuring contracts are finished on time and to budget.
* Assist building surveyors in connection with the administration of major works projects.

Defects Analysis

* Investigating and advising on building defects and report to clients and property managers.
* Preparing reports for clients and property managers with recommendations on repair and maintenance.


* Carrying out measured surveys of buildings and interpreting plans.
* Assisting in the preparation of reports and reinstatement cost assessments in accordance with the RICS guidelines for the valuation of property for insurance purposes.

Professional matters

* Assisting building surveyors on party wall matters and associated boundary wall issues.
* Preparing schedules of condition and assisting in the preparation of Party Wall Awards.
* Have a basic understanding of the Party Wall etc. Act.


* Preparing budget costings for clients and property management colleagues.
* Preparing fee invoices for projects.
* Assisting with cost analysis of contractors' accounts and the valuing and certifying of work.
* Assisting with the analysis of contractors' final accounts


* Assessing plans and specifications from lessees for the altering of apartments and property for clients and advising thereon.
* Liaising with clients, solicitors and property management colleagues in connection with the issuing of licences for alterations.
* Making recommendations in connection with proposed alteration works.
* Monitoring lessees' alteration work and reporting.

Health & Safety

* Undertake basic risk assessments.
* Review health and safety reports and instruct consultants and contractors on healkth and safety work.
* Co-ordinate and liaise with health and safety consultants where required in connection with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994.


* Attend board, committee and general lessees' meetings as required to assist building surveyors both during the day and on occasion in the evenings.
* Identify opportunities for additional fee income for the department and business opportunities with clients.
* Liaise with the accounts department and follow up on unpaid invoices.
* Assist with general office administration.

Please apply by attaching your most up-to-date CV. For further information please call Dailam on 01489560180

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.


building surveys


driving licence

educational requirements

BSc building surveying