Building Surveyor Jobs

Building Surveyors are responsible for delivering advice on construction and property projects. Building surveyor positions require candidates to present advice in the form of structured reports, known as Building Surveys. Building surveyors will look to identify structural issues and provide means to rectify such defects, as well as checking the plans, drawings and specifications for new buildings.

Building Surveyor Jobs: Responsibilities

Building surveyor jobs will vary depending upon the project or the employing organisation. However, the main job duties will often consist of the below:

  • Analyse the condition of current buildings, detailing defects and introducing means to solve and prevent such defects.
  • Prepare and cost project designs for future buildings.
  • Advise clients on projects and provide clients with support regarding health and safety features of buildings.
  • Ensure buildings are completed to a high standard whilst remaining within budget.
  • Provide guidelines to preserve and maintain historical buildings.

Building Surveyor Jobs; Skills and Work Conditions

Successful Building Surveyor's will have strong technical knowledge regarding building surveying. Most employers ask for an HND or Degree in subjects such as Building Control Surveying or Civil Engineering. Generally, Building Surveyors work 40 hours per week, however, more hours may be required dependent on the needs of certain clients. As of June 2019, graduate Building Surveyors can expect to earn between £22,000 to £26,000, with this figure rising to £44,000 to £50,000 for senior Building Surveyors.

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  1. Joiner

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Staffinders require 6 x Joiners for work in Largs and surrounding areas.
    Must have CSCS Cards, Previous site experience & checkable references.
    Immediate start available
    6 month contract
    Finishing work
    Roughing work
    Kit erectors 
    This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Stafffinders which is operating as an employment business

  2. Ground Worker

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Civil Engineer

    Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of our client a well-established Civil Engineering and Building Contractor based in Scotland
    We are looking for Ground workers for ongoing projects in the Glasgow area.
    All candidates must have:
    CSCS card
    IPAF, Harness.
    Duties will include General labouring and Concrete Repairs
    This vacancy is ...

  3. Joiner

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders are looking for a number of Joiners for works in the Edinburgh area.
    Due to the scope of work we are looking for joiners capable of finishings, ceiling and partitioning works on a mixture of commercial developments for our client. 
    Must have previous experience, Valid CSCS Card, Own Tools ...

  4. Tilers

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.50 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders Edinburgh are looking for experienced Tilers for work in Edinburgh city centre.
    Immediate start is available on a commercial fit out laying 1200x600 and 600/600 tiles, cutter is available on site, must hold a valid Blue CSCS Card.
    Pay is £18.50 umb,cis or ltd.
    We are ...

  5. Domestic Electrician

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.00 p/h

    Category: Electrician

    We are currently seeking a number of Domestic electricians based in Edinburgh city centre to work on townhouse properties. 
    Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week, position is on-going, this includes a rate of £18 per hour. 
    Electrician requirements; 

    17th/18th Edition 
    Atleast 2 years experience
    Own tools
    ECS card ...

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