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Heritage Building Surveyor - Oxford, Oxfordshire

  • Location South East England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £45,000 - £60,000 + Hybrid Working + 25 Days Holiday
  • Ref 14566
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Heritage Building Surveyor Job in Oxford, Oxfordshire

Heritage Building Surveyor job in Oxford/ Hybrid Working, for an AJ Top 100 Architecture and Heritage consultancy. The role will be working on exciting heritage projects in mainly the South of England and Wales, offering a salary of £45,000 – £60,000 + Travel + 25 Days Holiday + Hybrid Working.

Our client is an architectural practice, founded in the 1940’s and has grown to over 250 people across 11 UK offices. They have established themselves as an industry leader in planning advice, heritage consultancy, building surveying, conservation and contemporary architecture. Working with public bodies, charities, trusts, private companies, contractors, developers and individuals, they have been involved in the care and development of some of the best-loved buildings in the UK and abroad with expertise in heritage projects. Due to an increase in projects, they are now looking to grow their existing building surveying team of 7 with an additional Heritage Building Surveyor in Oxford. Heritage building surveying experience is essential, and you must be a MRICS Chartered Surveyor or MCIOB or IHBC.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Site surveys to assess building defects and assess remedial works
  • Prepare illustrated reports with the necessary background research
  • Prepare specifications for repairs
  • Contract administration
  • Provide advice to clients relating to building material condition and performance
  • Attend meetings with clients and their consultants and assist in giving appraisals of building material condition and building material performance
  • Undertake personal training and development
  • Financial accountability through effective management of time and resources.
  • Prepare fee proposals and contribute to bids
  • Attend external training courses to expand your own knowledge and skills
  • Developing and using new technologies to aid in surveys.

Required Skills & Experience

  • MRICS, MCIOB or IHBC is essential
  • 3+ years in building surveying post-graduation
  • Heritage / conservation project experience is essential
  • Contract administration experience
  • Direct experience of complex repair and refurbishment projects
  • In-depth knowledge of building decay processes and repair techniques
  • Ability to travel across the South of England and occasionally Wales
  • UK Driving Licence is essential.

What you get back

  • Salary of £45,000 – £60,000
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing up to 30 days with service
  • Hybrid Working (Typically 3 days office/site and 2 days remote working)
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Optional healthcare cashback
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay.


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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Heritage Building Surveyor Job in Oxford, Oxfordshire – Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Armour Job Ref: 14566) #LI-KA1 #LI-Hybrid

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