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Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: 921555
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: GBP20 - GBP30 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 07/09/2018

Title: Building Surveyor

Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Oxford

Salary: £20k - £30k

Security Clearance:

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.

My client is one of the world's leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the infrastructure, property and industry sectors. Dedicated to delivering high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise to our clients, they place great emphasis on training, developing and progressing their staff; supporting them to build long and fulfilling careers.

They are currently looking for a Building Surveyor to support growth across their Industry and Infrastructure programmes in Oxford.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Building Surveyor to join my client's team based in Oxford, on the Building Surveyor team. The role will involve supporting senior building surveyors on a range of building surveying and business development duties. The role will include cementing relationships with existing clients, together with identifying new opportunities for growth. The successful applicant will join a growing team that has an interesting workload and provides plenty of opportunity for progression.


Support the Senior Building Surveyors in their day to day activities
Undertake a wide range of building surveying duties under minimal supervision throughout Oxfordshire and the surrounding area
Manage your own projects and understand the commercial aspects of this role
Generate repeat business and participate in local business development initiatives
Learn and understand the principles of quality, safety and the environment within project management
Support and mentor graduates
Participate in internal and external training initiatives


A BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS
Full member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
An ability to manage your time effectively
Significant building surveying experience, including experience in the professional service discipline
The ability to provide project management services on small projects
The ability to manage and undertake condition surveys
Mathematical ability and an understanding of the need for accuracy in all your work
A sound technical surveying knowledge, demonstrating growing experience and ability
A professional manner and outlook
A focus on client satisfaction and have experience of liaising directly with clients
Punctuality and a commitment to get the job done
IT literate -a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software packages e.g AutoCAD and NBS Specification Writer

Personal Qualities:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Professional manner and smart appearance
Ability to solve problems
Commercially aware
Builder of strong working relationships
Able to work alone and as part of a team
Full clean driving licence
Good report and letter writing skills
Innovative and proactive.

Please contact Alim Sesay below if you wish to apply for this vacancy.

LinkedIn. Alim Sesay

Office: London | UK

+44 (0) 7738 448 427

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.