A well known and established London based construction consultancy with offices across the country are searching for a building surveyor to join their South London team.
45 years on from the company's inception, the business now consists of 200 construction specialists working collaboratively across a range of sectors including housing, education, blue light, commercial and some health / care clients.
As a business, this practice has always focused on the highest quality of work, across all divisions, offices and levels, and pairs this with strong adaptability to changes, such as economic or market conditions, or embracing new technology.
In addition to the above, the business pride themselves on the support, development and progression they provide as employers. In 2020 alone they achiveved a 100% APC pass rate in their building surveying team, and have a history of providing excellent preparation for qualifications.
You will be joining the business as an intermediate level Building Surveyor as part of a specialist building surveying division based at the South London Head office.
Reporting into an Associate Director, and collaborating with a team of 20+ experienced colleagues, you will provide a range of services for both public and private sector clients.
You will be project focused, providing surveys and reports, creating specifications and acting as contract administrator on a mixture of refurbishment and new build projects, although predominantly refurbishments.
Your project work will be approx 60% affordable housing, 15% education, 15% blue light (emergency services) and 10% commercial and healthcare.
You will generally work on 4-5 projects simultaneously to provide your role with some variety.
Suitable candidates for this role are building surveyors with practical industry experience at a construction consultancy, at the level that they can be trusted to work independently or with little supervision.
You will need a bachelors or equivalent level degree in building surveying, building studies or a similar, relevant subject.
MRICS qualification is not required for this position, but if you are looking to become qualified and have already started your APC this would be beneficial, and support will be provided.
You will need to live in a commutable distance from Blackheath, in South London. Althought the offices are currently closed for the short-term, they will be opening again within the year and travel to the office approximately 3-4 days a week will be the minimum expectation post pandemic.
The company have always paid their staff well, and will offer competitive salaries for the right candidates. This role is currently benchmarked for salaries between £35K & £45K for intermediate level surveryors, dependent on experience and suitability.
You will be entitled to 25 days of annual leave + bank holidays, with 3 days to be taken over the Christmas period.
The business will enroll you onto a company pension which starts at a 4.5% input from both employee and employer.
You can also make the most of the Medicash scheme which provides discounted medical and dental services.
As stated above, training & development are key parts of the business, and this company boasts extremely high APC pass rates with 5 of 5 building surveyors passing in the Winter 2020 assessments, despite the disruption of remote assessments.
Finally, you can take control of your working hours with flexible working windows to allow you to fit work around your home life. Choose one of 4 start times between 8am and 10am, and either start early and finish early or enjoy a lay in and finish later. Your working preferences can be changed once a quarter as well.
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.
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