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Assistant Building Surveyor (Heritage and Conservation)

  • Job reference: FG-004106
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: London
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Why not...

Faithful+Gould is a world leading construction consultancy, with a great reputation for delivering a variety of cost, project and asset management consultancy services to a diverse client range. We place great emphasis on staff training and development which allows us to provide an unrivalled level of service. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure great career experience and opportunities are provided for you to take advantage of.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Building Surveyor, with experience working with architecturally and historically important heritage assets, to join a growing building surveying team of heritage specialists in London. We provide expert advice and building surveying services to clients, working on high profile projects across the UK including scheduled monuments and World Heritage Sites. Our growing reputation for innovation and approaching heritage differently has enabled us to look to strengthen our built heritage expertise in London. It’s an exciting time to be joining the team, and if you enjoy working on a diverse range of projects and being part of a multi-disciplinary team within a large organisation, then we would be interested to hear from you.

The role will involve supporting senior surveyors where you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse, interesting and challenging client base and in turn drive your career forward.



  • Supporting Building Surveyors and Senior Managers in their day to day activities
  • Working across a number of projects, predominantly within Heritage and Conservation but other sectors also, and being able to provide a range of building surveying duties
  • Supporting senior team member in the administration of standard forms of building contract, such as JCT/NEC
  • Understand the principles of quality, safety and the environment within the management of projects
  • Assist in carrying out surveys, inspections, schedules, provide professional services and the management of schemes in London and the South East


  • A BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS
  • Aspiring to become a Member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • An academic qualification in archaeology, conservation or the historic environment or architectural history or equivalent would be highly desirable
  • A sound technical surveying knowledge, demonstrating growing experience and ability
  • Good sound knowledge of drafting technical documents
  • Full understanding of Health and Safety requirements
  • An ability to manage your time
  • Mathematical ability and an understanding of the need for accuracy in all your work
  • Punctuality and a commitment to get the job done
  • IT literate –a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software packages including CAD
  • Awareness of your limitations and when to ask for assistance from more senior staff
  • A professional manner and outlook

The right person:

To do well in this role and help shape our business you’ll need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Passion for working across the historic built environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to present well, as well as create good presentations and write reports
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Good team working
  • Commercially aware
  • Builder of strong working relationships
  • Self motivated
  • Able to work autonomously and also as part of a team


You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme.

Faithful+Gould develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We provide a structured training scheme and endorse Continuous Professional Development Activities. Faithful+Gould are accredited Investors In People. 

Rewards and Benefits
Faithful+Gould offer a comprehensive reward package including:

  • 25 days annual leave per annum plus eight days paid bank holidays per annum
  • Buy and sell up to 15 days or sell up to five days holiday
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Employee Well Being Programme (EWP)
  • Share incentive plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Professional membership fees paid
  • Income protection
  • Personal accident cover
  • Give as you earn scheme
  • Health club membership & leisure discounts
  • Childcare vouchers

Right to Work
The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (general) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.


Please note: All candidates will have to undergo a CRB check.

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