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Chartered Building Surveyor

Vacancy Salary £Competitive
Vacancy Location Leeds
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Department Overview:

Our dedicated Building Surveying Team at RLB proactively manage and undertake surveys, formulate designs and specifications, administrate projects and programmes plus various other bespoke services to ensure our clients estate remains well maintained and achieves its full potential. We additionally provide extensive commercial services which include Dilapidations, Lease Advice and Pre-acquisition surveys. We pride ourselves on the quality of our service to our clients and enjoy long term relationships them.

We are a sector focused business actively operating and investing in Commercial, Residential, Education, Sports, Nuclear and Retail clients and projects. Surveyors work in close contact with the client, advising them on legal and financial matters that arise during the project.

 

Overview of Role:

We are currently recruiting a Building Surveyor to join a client focused team within our Leeds office. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated individual to join and strengthen our team, taking responsibility for providing all core surveying services on a number of interesting areas of property


Key Responsibilities:

  • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
  • To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
  • Comply with established procurement/commercial/contractual strategies
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards

 

Professional Skills:

  • Project Management
  • Contract Administrator & Employer’s Agent
  • Design & specification writing
  • Pre-acquisition surveys
  • Quadrennial surveys on listed buildings
  • PPM and asset condition schedules
  • Quality& Technical Monitoring
  • Bank/Fund Monitoring
  • Defects Diagnosis
  • Dilapidations
  • Measured Surveys
  • Party Wall Awards
  • Principal Designer

 

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results.

  • Degree qualified in Building Surveying or similar technical discipline
  • CDM / Health & Safety exposure
  • Strong technical delivery experience
  • MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body
  • Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner
  • Excellent specification writing skills
  • Good understanding of JCT Contracts
  • Track record in project management of projects from inception to completion
  • Evidence of working with multiple stakeholders
  • Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery
  • Able to build long-term relationships
  • Previously employed by a consultancy
  • Experience working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines
  • A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious

 

At RLB, our aim is to create and enhance an inclusive workplace culture where diversity is not only accepted but valued and built into our company culture, creating opportunity for all. In order to support this, we recognise the importance of flexible and agile working and are open to having conversations on how this could work for you and our business from day one.

If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during any stage of the application or interview process, please contact our recruitment team at: careersinbox@uk.rlb.com

 

Confidence today inspires tomorrow

With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.

Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.

RLB has released the 2019 edition of Perspective, a compilation of insights from members of the RLB team around the world.

In 2017 the firm released a video to commemorate its tenth anniversary.

At the heart of everything we do

At Rider Levett Bucknall doing the right thing matters.

We believe we all have a responsibility to support the communities in which we live and work. Our global values are based on these seven insights:

People

Promote fairness, equality of opportunity and well-being, invest in our people and value everyone’s contribution.

Industry

Lead by example and shape the future of our industry in everything we do.

Community

Support the communities in which we live and work and deliver sustainable social outcomes.

Customers

Challenge the norm, give fresh perspectives and deliver flawlessly.

Environment

Reduce our environmental footprint and collaborate to reduce the environmental impact of our industry.

Workplace

Provide an inclusive, safe working environment.

Business

Act with integrity, honesty and fairness in all our relationships.

Shareholders

Be a self-owned organisation, be financially robust, and deliver agreed financial plans.

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