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Senior Building Surveyor

  1. Stockton-on-Tees, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
R-111554

AtkinsRéalis Building Design Practice have a vacancy in our Newcastle office covering the Northeast region, for a Senior Chartered Building Surveyor/ Senior Building Surveyor to work in a multi-disciplinary environment to deliver a full suite of Building Surveying duties.   We can offer extremely varied and interesting work with a number of high-profile public and private sector clients.

 This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team and has experience in managing client relationships and dealing with legal and technical issues. 

This position would be an excellent opportunity for a Senior Chartered or Senior Building Surveyor with post qualification experience, to develop their career within a forward-thinking organisation.

Responsibilities:

  • Working across a number of projects in different sectors and providing a range of building surveying / project management duties. Local Authority/ Government agencies would be an advantage.
  • Assisting with the development of new and repeat business.
  • Managing the client relationship and service delivery on a project by project basis in conjunction with senior colleagues.

Supporting Practice Management in the day-to-day running of the business, you’ll also be involved with the following:

  • Project management and Contract Administration duties for larger projects.
  • Condition and measured surveys.
  • Designing and implementing small – medium sized projects.
  • Due diligence surveys.
  • The use and application of standard forms of building contracts, such as JCT and NEC.
  • Keeping abreast of industry issues and developments in best practice.
  • Experience of defect analysis, undertaking building surveys and producing professional reports and specifications.
  • Mentoring and training junior Building Surveyors as well as an active participation in the APC programme.
  • Understand the principles of quality, safety and the environment within the management of projects.
  • Report to your line manager and undertake work activities as defined by your manager.
  • Networking to develop AtkinsRéalis local presence.
  • Networking to develop business opportunities.
  • Take the lead in developing and issuing bids in compliance with AtkinsRéalis governance requirements.
  • Take the lead in taking instructions and running jobs and commissions.
  • Lead design teams.
  • Undertake role of principal designer in accordance with AtkinsRéalis requirements.
  • Provide project management services.

Requirements:

  • BSc (Hon's) Building Surveying RICS Accredited degree or similar.
  • Full member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, MCIOB or similar. Desirable but not mandatary.
  • Ability to demonstrate good all-round surveying experience and be client facing with work winning skills.
  • Experienced in project design, leading multidisciplinary refurbishment and extension projects, up to c£1m capex. 
  • Experience of both pre and post contract project management responsibilities and be able to deliver this service effectively to Clients.
  • Good team working skills and ability to communicate well at all levels.
  • Prepared to travel as required.
  • To liaise with senior colleagues to help build a profitable service and positive, high performing team environment. 
  • Strong IT skills, Word and Excel as a minimum. Candidates should be able to produce, edit and format documents.
  • AutoCAD skills as a minimum, experience of using Revit would be an advantage.
  • Ability to manage and develop team members including mentoring of APC graduates.
  • Experience of managing clients and their expectations.
  • Full understanding of Health and Safety requirements, including CDM 2015.
  • Experience of performing the role of Principal Designer, would be advantageous.    

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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