Building Surveyor - Exeter


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NPS South West Ltd is part of the Norse Group, a national, award-winning property consultancy delivering high profile, and inspiring developments to a range of public and private sector clients across the UK. We offer local delivery supported by national capability.

With Offices in Exeter and Ivybridge, NPS South West are dedicated to delivering professional services across a range of property management disciplines including; building surveying, architectural design, M & E engineering, project management and estate management.

To support the development of NPS South West’s project portfolio, we are currently looking to recruit an additional Building Surveyor.

The Role:

Due to the diverse nature of our business, you will have the opportunity to get involved with a range of different projects, undertaking a number of duties including:

  • Overseeing complex refurbishment & maintenance projects up to a value of £1 million, working for large public sector clients with a continuous stream of repeat business.
  • Producing your own design & technical drawings, prepare tender documents, undertake contract administration duties/ project management and site monitoring duties of relevant contracts ensuring compliance and quality control.
  • Leading quality assurance across projects and services, ensuring client needs are met and relevant legislation adhered too.
  • Undertake site surveys in relation to condition / building surveying, schedules of condition, dilapidations, measured surveys and planned maintenance; defect analysis to include analytical investigation, research and preparation of technical reports.
  • Collating and presenting findings to internal and external stakeholders, offering solutions and recommendations where required.

Our Successful Candidate:

Whilst we are ideally looking for an experienced or Chartered professional, we are also dedicated to offering career development opportunities for the right candidate. We can support your pursuit of industry recognised qualifications and memberships, as well as give you the chance to continuously take on new projects in a commercial environment, rewarding you for your progression.

You will demonstrate you suitability through:

  • Ideally, you will hold (or be working towards) a Professional Chartered Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), however we would be very keen to support someone through this process so this is not essential
  • Experience in the design, contract administration & project management of construction projects of varying size and complexity.
  • Knowledge of the Building Regulations, Health & Safety and other relevant construction and building surveying related legislation.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to engage and negotiate with all levels of internal and external parties.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal support or within a large multi-disciplinary team
  • A strong design background and to be proficient in AutoCAD.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.