Building Surveyor / Property Consultant

Location Leeds. Manchester and Solihull
Salary £Negotiable
Job Type Permanent

A permanent Building Surveyor / Property Consultant needed for a company based in Leeds, Manchester and Solihull. This is an established Practice, bringing together a wide range of expertise in surveying, valuation & property management, all under one roof. They offer their clients a complete range of surveying, valuation & related services in the residential, commercial & retail sectors.With a trading history in excess of 150 years, they have built a reputation for offering clients a reliable & flexible service at a competitive price.

Job Purpose / Role:
  • To deliver a wide range of building consultancy services to a wide spectrum of clients
  • To assist the Member Partners when appropriate to enhance turnover and profitability
Primary Objectives:
  • To represent the Practice as a Building Surveyor and promote its best interests at all times
  • To provide day to day assistance to the Member Partners when directed
  • To take instructions and guidance from Member Partners when applicable
  • To take instructions from clients and seek guidance from the Member Partner where appropriate.
  • To assist with the development and maintenance of a strong client base specifically in building surveying matters but also generally
  • To comply with RICS membership regulations in so far as they apply to you in the capacity of a Building Surveyor
  • To diligently handle all instructions and to maintain comprehensive records for all work undertaken

To carry out / assist with the carrying out of day to day duties including:-

  • To undertake measured surveys and production of drawings
  • To prepare specification and tender documentation
  • To prepare and submit Applications for consent to Local Authority
  • Planning and Building Control departments, Fire Officers, Licensing, Justices, Freeholders etc as applicable
  • Undertake and prepare Condition Surveys
  • Undertake and prepare Schedule of Dilapidations
  • Principal Designer role under the CDM Regulations
  • Party Wall matters
  • Prepare cost estimate advice
  • Undertake and prepare Building Survey reports
  • Undertake the role as Expert Witness and Advocate
  • Project management/coordination services
  • Contract administrator role
  • Residential Homebuyer reports & building surveys
  • To monitor the market place in respect of information technology / system / software, which may be of benefit to the Practice and to advise accordingly
  • Advise on the management and supervision of maintenance of buildings
  • Ensure projects are completed on budget and to schedule
  • Advise clients on scheme and projects and determine requirements
  • Determine the condition of existing buildings, identify defects including proposals for repair and/or replacement
  • Prepare reinsurance reinstatement cost assessments
  • Advise on boundary and Right of Light disputes and Party Wall procedures

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