An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Building Surveyor to join the Faithful+Gould Leeds office. Faithful+Gould is a long established, international company with a great reputation for delivering a variety of consultancy services to a diverse client range. We place great emphasis on staff training and development which allows us to provide an unrivalled level of service. Join us and you'll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure great career experience and opportunities.
Faithful+Gould is a long established international company with great strength and a culture of progression. We place great emphasis on staff training and development which allows us to provide an unrivalled level of service. Join us and you'll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure great career experience and opportunities.
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Building Surveyor for our Leeds office. We are seeking an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses exemplary communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide a first class service to our clients. The post-holder will work closely with other members of the local team and report into the Associate Director.
A Winning Attitude - you focus on your goals, managing resources as applicable, whilst highlighting potential new or repeat business opportunities.
Meet the Challenge - you always seek out new learning opportunities to ensure your technical skills and knowledge is current. You assist/mentor colleagues with their development.
A Team Player - you contribute to a positive and friendly environment, helping to set the tone for colleagues. You help build relationships across teams and with clients.
Customer Driven - you fully contribute to excellent customer service and understand the customers' changing business needs.
Aware - you have an understanding of the wider Faithful+Gould goals and an awareness of the dynamics of relationships with colleagues and clients.
Engaging - you contribute concisely and effectively with clients and colleagues without using unnecessary jargon. You respect other points of view and seek out the best result in discussions.
Ambassador for Faithful+Gould - you take pride in your work and the work Faithful+Gould does and you share this with your colleagues and clients.
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 Planning and Building Control consents
Carry out surveys, inspections, schedules, provide professional services and the management of schemes across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
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
We are looking for a motivated and sharp minded Building Surveyor who has:
A BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS
Working towards becoming 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
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
Experience of managing clients and their expectations
Excellent communication skills and client facing experience
Ability to solve problems
Excellent interpersonal skills
Builder of strong working relationships
Able to work alone and as part of a team
Good report and letter writing skills
Innovative and proactive.
Rewards and Benefits: Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: https:// www.yourrewardatkins.com
Security Clearance: This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance
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