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Building Surveyor - Chester, Cheshire

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  • Location North West England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £40,000 - £48,500 + £3k-5K Bonus + 27 days Holiday + Hybrid Working
  • Ref 13394
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Building Surveyor job in Chester, Cheshire

Building Surveyor job in Chester, Cheshire for a leading rural consultancy team. The role will be Responsible for the maintenance, repair and renovation of buildings across a number of privately owned rural estates and properties in the Northwest of England and North Wales. The role offers a package of £40,000 – £51,500 + On Target Bonus of £3k-£10k Bonus + Hybrid Working + 27 days Holiday.

With 60 offices nationwide, they have a long-standing reputation in the residential and commercial sectors, offering a multitude of services including lettings, property management, land, development, surveying and agency. To be considered you must be a Chartered MRICS / MCIOB Building Surveyor with project management experience.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Property inspections
  • Assessing and managing required and best practice cyclical maintenance and checks
  • Managing contractors to complete maintenance and repairs
  • Co-ordinating with tenants and occupiers
  • Quality control on maintenance, refurbishment and renovation projects
  • Preparation of specifications and schedules for minor works
  • Instruct and oversee a professional team for major works
  • Plan projects and produce budget costings
  • Manage contract tenders and JCT Contracts
  • Statutory compliance including Health & Safety implications and CDM regulations
  • Ensure clients and contractors meet their respective Health & Safety duties including competence, confirming necessary insurances, certifications, working methods and risk assessments
  • Obtain statutory consents including, planning, Listed Building and Building Regulation
  • Obtain and manage necessary certifications & checks on behalf of Landlords/property owners
  • Budget Management, regular reporting on building expenditure against budget
  • Assisting and advising on building cost apportionments between revenue and capital for taxation purposes.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Full project management experience in maintenance, minor and major works projects
  • Excellent construction technical knowledge
  • Experienced with JCT Contracts
  • Experience with heritage building would be advantageous but not essential
  • Ability to travel across the North West / North Wales
  • UK Driving License and own car.

What you get back

  • Salary of £40,000 – £45,000
  • Car Allowance £3.5k – £6.5k
  • On Target Bonus £3k-£10k
  • 27 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Hybrid Working
  • Life assurance at 8x basic salary
  • Private GP service
  • Season Travel Loan Ticket.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Building Surveyor job in Chester, Cheshire – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Armour job Ref: 13394) #LI-KA1 #LI-Hybrid

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