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Building Surveyor

Hays Building
City of London, London
£43736.0 - £52242.0 per annum + 43736-52242
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Surveyor - Commercial

Job Details

Your new company London Fire Brigade (LFB) are one of the largest firefighting and rescue organisations in the world. There are 103 fire stations across the London Boroughs split into four areas, along with a call centre and headquarters building. LFB also forms part of the Greater London Authority organisation, which also includes Transport for London and London Metropolitan Police Service. LFB are adapting for the future with the Property Department playing a huge part towards this. The team plans, designs and manages projects to conform with the high expectations here, setting an example for all. Hence, we have a fantastic opportunity for a building surveyor to join the capital delivery team and make their mark.
Your new role
We are looking for a talented and ambitious building surveyor to join our team and take your career to the next stage. You will be delivering property projects as required such that they are customer focused, on time, within budget and carried out in accordance with agreed standards and policies (energy efficient). We offer excellent experience and first-class mentoring support to help you achieve your ambitions beyond professional status, with a clear pathway to senior level.
You will be supporting the director, team leader and the wider team in the delivery of building surveying commissions. You will be investigating and offering technical advice on factors that affect buildings, including user needs, site and building surveys, and regulatory requirements. You will manage others in preparing designs using computer-aided design software and obtain tenders for construction work. You will need a nationally recognised qualification in a construction related discipline and/or relevant extensive experience at an appropriate level and/or specific contractual knowledge.
What you'll need to succeed
1.1 Possession of a nationally recognised qualification in a construction related discipline and/or relevant extensive experience at an appropriate level and/or specific contractual knowledge
1.2 Experience of managing professional services in respect of building project management in a multidisciplined environment, including small to medium-sized projects up to a nominal value up to £250,000.
1.3 Experience of supervising construction works undertaken using Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) or Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE) or similar contracts with a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the different parties to the contract. Experience of acting as a contract administrator and/or a client's representative/project sponsor

What you'll get in return
Benefits of working for LFB* 26 days' holiday plus bank holidays
* Option Absence Scheme (which can result in an additional 12 days annual leave for staff at this grade)
* Flexible working including job share
* Welfare Scheme
* Use of Brigade Medical Adviser/physios
* Season ticket loans
* Equality Support Groups
* Contributory Pension Scheme
* Cycle to work scheme
* Opportunity to access affordable accommodation

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