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Senior Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: 925818
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 04/06/2019

The responsibilities
* Competent delivery of all contractual and technical aspects of projects with minimum supervision including the delegation and management of junior team members
* Supporting the senior managers in the day-to-day running of the business
* Maintenance of Commercial and Quality Control Procedures for projects under your control
* Working across a number of projects in different sectors and being able to provide a range of building surveying duties
* The use and application of standard forms of building contract, such as JCT/NEC
* Mentoring and training the junior Building Surveyors under your supervision and an active participation in the APC programme
* Developing business with new and existing clients across the Yorkshire region and beyond

The requirements
* Member of the RICS, with a minimum of 2yrs post qualification experience
* A BSc (Hons) Building Surveying or similar degree (or equivalent)
* Current UK Driving Licence
* Sound technical surveying knowledge
* Experience managing clients and their expectations coupled with a strong understanding of profitability
* Good sound knowledge of drafting technical documents including bids
* Good AutoCAD skills
* Full understanding of Health and Safety requirements

To do well in this role and help shape our business you'll need to be able to demonstrate the following:
* Excellent communication skills at all levels
* Good client facing skills
* Good commercial skills and awareness
* The ability to present well, as well as create good presentations and write reports
* Effective problem solving skills
* Good time management and organisational skills
* Good team working and good people management skills, ability to lead and set a good example

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.