Building Project Surveyor Graduate

04 Oct 2018
28 Oct 2018
Job position
New Graduate
Contract Type
Full Time

Building Project Surveyor Graduate

Graduate Programme



About Us

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science, technology and Engineering.

STFC is one of nine organisations that have been brought together to create UK Research and Innovation (UKRI); a new organisation with a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. 

Our graduates join us in a permanent position, starting a real job from day one. Graduates enjoy two years of formal soft skills together with technical training and development, as well as a direct route to professional accreditation. STFC graduates have the opportunity to build on their degree, taking their understanding, knowledge and skills to a new level in a dynamic, creative, collaborative culture.

About the role

Estates Services is a diverse department providing professional Estates management to enable science. The department covers all aspects of Estates operations including managing the significant capital development programme, planned and reactive maintenance, asset replacement, site works projects and improvements. The Estates team consists of professional project managers, MEP design Engineers and core technical staff. The in house team is supported by 3rd party SME’s managed through service contracts.

As the Graduate Building Project Surveyor you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the Estates capital building programme; to include overseeing the successful delivery of assigned works to programme and within allocated budget. You will engage with and consult with RAL stakeholders and connected third parties regarding Major Projects, including the capture of the “brief”, interpretation of requirements and preparation of Valued Engineered specifications, with the aid of the M & E Department and other specialists.

This role also gives the opportunity to take on some supervisory responsibilities for projects, and managing externally appointed professional teams and contractors. In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage and resolve requests for information from the contractor delivery team to the Estates client stakeholders.
  • Assist in the coordination of contractor works with building user operations, ensuring that CDM requirements are met.
  • Proactively and strategically plan project construction activities to avoid impacting upon the scientific programme.
  • Liaise with the client to interpret and define project requirements, scope and budget prior to works instruction.
  • Prepare estimates, specifications and tender documents relating to Projects at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
  • Instruct, implement and manage projects using NEC3 TSC and NEC3 ECC processes and protocols.
  • Procurement and supervision of contractors with minimal impact to the site location, including works coordination, integration, Safety and Quality assurance.
  • Project management of various projects incorporating all building disciplines, with assistance for M & E and other specialist trades.
  • Ensure the Users acceptance and sign off the completion of Project works.
  • Available for RAL Call-Outs and weekend working when required.

About You

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Obtained first degree bachelors or Masters, (not doctorate) in a Building Services Discipline in either 2018 or be due to receive it in 2019.
  • Expected or have achieved a 2:1 or above.
  • The right to live and work in the UK.
  • Good interpersonal skills, particularly in communication, negotiating networking and team building, motivation and problem solving.
  • Good knowledge of UK building control and the application of current building regulations.
  • Good knowledge in the development and application of BIM and GSL.

How to apply:

Applications are handled by UK SBS; to apply please click the apply button. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000.

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