Chartered Building Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Preston, Lancs
  • Salary: £ 40000.00 per annum
  • Job Reference: EWF/PM/HQ00011685
Catch 22 are working with one of the most reputable Facilities Management companies in the North West, recognised for their relationship focused, customer first ethos and outstanding track record in both service delivery and socially responsible work across the region.
We are seeking to enhance their Professional Services Team with the appointment of a Chartered Building Surveyor who will successfully undertake a wide range of Building Surveying activities including design, contract administration, defects analysis, schedules of condition, dilapidations and asset management advice.  
The ideal candidate will have experience in health care and education sector work.
Additionally, you will be involved in numerous tasks including but not limited to:
  • Managing refurbishment, remodelling and new build projects from inception to completion, facilitate seamless handover to clients.
  • Writing and preparing reports, technical specifications, drawings, schedules & related contract documentation.
  • Preparing documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors, designers and procurement routes.
  • Examine and review reports, specifications, submissions, drawings, calculations and the like issued for projects.
  • Provide professional project monitoring interface between the construction professions, contractors and client organisations.
  • Act as lead consultant on large complex schemes.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of JCT contracts including Design and Build.
  • Act as Principal Design under the CDM regulations.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key clients and undertaking role of principle contact for projects.
  • Advising and supporting EWFM staff on technical, contractual and procedural issues relating to all property matters.
  • Deal with building pathology issues, fault diagnosis and defect rectification.
  • Undertake condition surveys.
  • Prepare and present reports.
  • Undertake dilapidations surveys and reports.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to high quality service delivery and have a proven track record in delivering projects against client requirements. This will include the ability to develop deep lasting client relationships whilst providing a premium service resulting in new and repeat business across the whole range of technical and professional services.  It is essential that you have a MRICS qualification or similar.
Our client
An innovative company delivering exceptional Facilities Management services throughout the North of England. Since its formation in 2002, this Facilities Management arm of the business has undergone rapid growth, with a turnover in excess of £13 million. The business proudly manages an extensive portfolio of public and private sector Facilities Management solutions within the North West, covering healthcare, educational and commercial facilities, Local Improvement Finance Trust (LIFT) partners, Private Finance Initiative (PFI) partners, Local Authority and 3PD schemes.
The Professional Services Team, a fast growing and committed team of chartered surveyors, engineers and energy managers within the business, is seeking enthusiastic and talented Building Surveying professionals to continue this development and growth. The team supports the FM business but also has a growing range of consultancy services offered to a variety of clients.
They offer an attractive salary and benefits package including contributory pension scheme, healthcare arrangements, on site gym and nursery.

Start Date: 17 Oct 2018