Chartered Building Surveyor

  • Location

    South West London, London

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Lee

  • Contact email:

    s.lee@capstone-recruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH6882_1584720246

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Chartered Building Surveyor

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum

South West London


Capstone are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-established Construction Consultancy, specialising in the high-end residential sector, who are looking to recruit for a Chartered Building Surveyor. This role has been developed in response to rapid growth in the company's client base and areas of operation. This opportunity would be ideal for a project focused Chartered Building Surveyor with a desire to grow and develop to move to the next level in their career.
The successful Building Surveyor will be responsible for undertaking a mix of instructions including; contract administration, defect diagnosis, planned preventative maintenance and design and specification writing.

Main Activities


  • Assist in establishing a client's requirements and undertake feasibility studies.
  • Undertaking a variety of surveys and inspections including; residential and commercial building surveys, building regulations & planning permission, reinstatement cost assessment for insurance, stock condition surveys, health & safety and design.

  • Preparing and producing specifications for works, schedule of conditions, tender and contract documents.

  • Coordinating members of the team and project stakeholders.

  • Acting as Employer's Agent and Contract Administrator.

  • Site visits, assessments and projections for future work.

  • Writing reports and preparing documents (plans, contracts, budgets etc.).

  • Developing client relationships seeking new and repeat business.

  • Analyse site activities; preparing progress reports.

  • Advising on and acting in accordance with the Party Wall Etc Act, as an appointed surveyor.

  • Advising on and acting in accordance with CDM Regulations.

Person Specification


  • Must be Chartered - MRICS/ FRICS status.

  • Minimum 5 years' experience involving Building Surveying, Employers Agent and Contract Administration procedures.

  • Strong IT skills in AutoCAD and Microsoft Applications (Advanced Excel).

  • Can provide support and encourage further development; takes time to coach others. Clearly and comfortably delegates routine tasks and decisions to junior team members, shares both responsibility and accountability.

  • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job to a high level of accomplishment; makes effort to keep up to date in the field and to acquire new knowledge.

  • Has the drive to exceed goals set; able to perform duties consistently at a high level; perseveres and works through barriers. Steadfastly pushes self and others to achieve positive results.

  • Professional and able to build strong relationships with clients, internal team and external stakeholders.


If you are interested in the role and available at short notice, please get in touch with Sam Lee via phone on 020 3757 5000 or email at


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