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Major Works Surveyor

A M Surveying & Block Management
London & the Southeast
£40,000k-£50,000k depending on experience with a performance bonus and annual review.
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

At AM Surveying & Block Management we provide Block Management and Building Surveying/Consultancy services to developments, estates and clients throughout London and the South East and we are looking for a Property Management Assistant to join our passionate team.

Clients of AM Surveying & Block Management expect a high degree of service within key performance areas including professionalism, commitment to delivering on targets and attention to detail. Our hard working team have continually achieved our clients expectations, driving the company forward as we continue to meet our growth goals, establish our brand as a respected Block Management & Building Surveying/Professional Services solution and expand our team.

We are looking for an experienced candidate to focus on AM’s capital Asset Management Planning and Major Works roll out. The management of Major Works is currently absorbed within our Building Surveying department and due to business growth we are bringing our services in this regard into a specialist role within the department. The Major Works Surveyor position will be assigned to the capital works management of our Block Management portfolio in the private residential sector, made up of diverse property throughout London and the Southeast.

This position is suitable for persons who have graduated with a relevant built environment degree and 3-5 years of post-qualification experience in surveying for similar property related industries.

As Major Works Surveyor at AM you can expect to be working on the following:

  • Conducting site inspections for the purpose of detailed 10-year plan reports.
  • Meeting with contractors to discuss projects of various types.
  • Prepare specifications of works of various sizes and types but usually routine/cyclical repairs in nature and often resulting from the production of 10-year plans.
  • Prepare tender packs for issue.
  • Oversee tendering with contractors and conduct tender an
  • Regular pre-visit consultation with our internal Property Management team.
  • Migrate information from 10 year plans into our maintenance management software (Fixflo)
  • Use of our site inspection software. (InventoryBase)
  • Liaising with stakeholders often via site walk arounds.
  • Diagnose structural defects and advise on repairs.
  • Diagnose causes of water ingress.
  • Carry out Reinstatement Cost Assessments.
  • Management of tendering contracts and Project Management.
  • On site coaching and mentoring junior team members.


  • Have a good understanding of building pathology and is able to demonstrate such.
  • Must have a qualification in building surveying, preferably a RICS accredited qualification or similar equivalent.
  • Is able to present themselves well to colleagues, clients and residents of the AM portfolio.
  • Is able to display good professional communication skills including verbally and written.
  • Is able to structure ideas and methods of repairs/works concisely and clearly verbally and in written form.
  • Be able to manage their workload and show good timekeeping and punctuality.
  • Have a minimum of 3-5 years surveying experience in a similar property role.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of Building / Construction techniques.
  • Ability to review information in detail, analyse and report concisely.
  • Excellent technical knowledge in planned works.


  • Full time Mon-Fri
  • Business Phone/Tablet Provided
  • Company Laptop
  • Part field/part office based
  • Pension scheme provided
  • Salary is £40,000k-£50,000k depending on experience with a performance bonus and annual review
  • Working within a professional, supportive, friendly team within well-equipped offices
  • This role benefits from further career development opportunities

We reserve the right to close this role sooner than the advertised end date should we receive a large amount of applications.

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