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Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-004630
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Warrington

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Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression. Placing strong emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. Due to continued growth, we currently have an opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join our established team in Warrington, serving the wider North West region.

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses exemplary communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide a first-class service to our clients.



The Individual

 

  • A Winning Attitude - you focus on your goals, managing resources as applicable, whilst highlighting potential new or repeat business opportunities.
  • Meet the Challenge - you always seek out new learning opportunities to ensure your technical skills and knowledge is current. You assist/mentor colleagues with their development.
  • A Team Player - you contribute to a positive and friendly environment, helping to set the tone for colleagues. You help build relationships across teams and with clients.
  • Customer Driven - you fully contribute to excellent customer service and understand the customers’ changing business needs.
  • Aware - you have an understanding of the wider Faithful+Gould goals and an awareness of the dynamics of relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Engaging - you contribute concisely and effectively with clients and colleagues without using unnecessary jargon. You respect other points of view and seek out the best result in discussions.
  • Ambassador for F+G - you take pride in your work and the work Faithful+Gould does and you share this with your colleagues and clients.

 

The Responsibilities

  • 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 and NEC.
  • Understand the principles of quality, safety and the environment within the management of projects
  • Supporting senior managers in their day-to-day activities.
  • Carry out surveys, inspections, schedules, provide professional services and the management of schemes in the North West.

 

The Requirements
 

  • A BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS
  • Chartered or working towards your Chartership
  • Sound technical surveying knowledge and significant building surveying experience.
  • Experience managing clients and their expectations coupled with a strong understanding of profitability, business development, and sound commercial awareness.
  • Sound knowledge of drafting technical documents including bids
  • Full understanding of Health and Safety requirements
  • Excellent time management, punctuality and commitment to getting the job done
  • Meticulous nature and an eye for detail

Training

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. Faithful+Gould is accredited with Investors In People.

Rewards and benefits

Faithful+Gould offers a comprehensive reward package including:

  • 25 days annual leave per annum plus 8 days paid bank holidays per annum (pro-rata for part time staff or for part years worked)
  • Employees in service at 1st April each year can buy up to 15 days or sell up to 5 days holiday
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Company Car/Car Allowance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Professional membership fees paid
  • Income Protection
  • Personal accident cover
  • Give as you earn scheme
  • Health Club Membership & Leisure Discounts
  • Childcare vouchers
  • IT related discounts
  • Mobile phone discounts
  • Salary -Negotiable dependant on experience

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