Assistant Building Surveyor

University of Exeter
Exeter, Devon
£27,924 up to £35,326 on Grade E depending on qualifications and experience
Closing date
4 Nov 2021

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Surveyor - Building

Assistant Building Surveyor

Campus Infrastructure & Operation Support Services

This full time, permanent role is available immediately

Summary of the role/position

The University of Exeter is seeking to recruit an Assistant Building Surveyor, qualified to degree level, ideally with recent experience of working in a building surveying, or multi-disciplinary team helping to deliver complex projects.

Based on the Streatham Campus, this post offers the opportunity for the successful applicant to build upon existing surveying and management skills.

The position will involve CAD drawing work, project management, design, supervision and contract administration of variably sized refurbishment and alteration projects with values up to £200k. A wide variety of workload can be guaranteed and the role will suit an enthusiastic surveyor who wishes to pursue a career in a client organisation.

Estate Services also has significant responsibilities for organising planned maintenance to the estate, with values typically in the range of £25k to £2m. The post-holder will be expected to advise on technical matters and deal with general estate issues relating to such planned maintenance.

Preferably, candidates will be able to demonstrate their recent experience, comprising the delivery of projects up to the value of £200k and also any experience of working within multi-disciplinary teams. Remuneration will be competitive within the market and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful applicant will be required to take responsibility for other members of the surveying team, such as clerks of works and must be able to work under his/her own initiative.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.


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Further information

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ian Millar  

The starting salary will be from £27,924 up to £35,326 on Grade E depending on qualifications and experience.

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