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Building Surveyor - Kings Cross, London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £45,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Hybrid
  • Ref 14740
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Building Surveyor Job in Kings Cross, London

Building Surveyor job based in Kings Cross, London, for an award-winning multidisciplinary consultancy. Carrying out building surveys, professional services and contract administration on residential housing stock for Local Authority and Housing Associations. Due to an increase in workload and securing further public sector frameworks, our client is now looking for a Building Surveyor with experience in defect diagnosis, report writing, spec writing and project management. You will be hybrid working, travelling to sites across London and Home Counties. The role offers a salary of between £45,000 – £60,000 + Bonus + Hybrid Working.

Established over 50 years ago, our client has built a strong reputation as a reputable consultancy for the built environment. They provide multidisciplinary services including project management, building surveying, quantity surveying, architecture, building services engineering, clerk of works, employers agent, retrofit, principal designer, CDM and compliance services including fire risk assessments. They have 5 offices across the South, London and North working with both public and private sector clients across residential, commercial, education, healthcare, heritage and leisure. Although the role will initially be focused on residential building surveying, you will also have the chance to work on commercial and other public sector projects.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Defect diagnosis/condition survey reports of mainly residential buildings including damp issues, structural issues and cracks
  • Spec writing
  • Schedule of works
  • Preparation and submission of planning and building control applications
  • Preparation of tender documents
  • Project Management with regular reporting on cost and programme quality and Health & Safety
  • Contract administration.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Ideally 4.5+ years’ experience as a Building Surveyor post-graduation
  • MRICS or close to achieving chartered status
  • Consultancy, Housing Association or Local Authority background
  • Strong defect diagnosis experience
  • Good understanding or building pathology
  • Specification writing experience is essential
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Residential projects preferred but other sectors would also be advantageous
  • UK Driving Licence and own car is essential, although pool car is available from North London.

What you get back

  • Salary of £45,000 – £60,000
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 21 Day Holiday + Bank Holidays + Christmas Week + Half-day Birthday + Half days before bank holidays
  • Hybrid Working 2 days from home and 3 days office or site-based
  • Travel expenses
  • Pool Car with fuel card available based in North London
  • Charity days
  • Social events
  • Support with professional memberships.


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 Kings Cross, London – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Armour Job Ref: 14740) #LI-KA1 #LI-Hybrid

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