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Senior Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-004628
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Warrington
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Why not...

Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression. Placing an emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are supported in full.

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Building Surveyor within our Warrington office and servicing the wider North West region. The role will involve supporting a variety of projects within the public and private sector. You will work on a range of projects such as:

  • Planned maintenance and improvement schemes supporting numerous local authority frameworks – Project values £10k to £1m;
  • Undertaking condition surveys, reports and providing Forward Maintenance plans on a variety of property portfolios and managing the resultant works;
  • Regular Party Wall Award, dilapidations negotiations and other professional appointments;
  • Contract administration and management of alteration/refurbishment projects for Universities, Colleges and Schools.


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 North West 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)
  • 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 to others
  • Competent in the delivery of projects to Client time and quality expectations
  • Take pride in what you do, upholding the reputation of Faithful+Gould Ltd


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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