Building Surveyor Jobs

Building Surveyors are responsible for delivering advice on construction and property projects. Building surveyor positions or land surveyor jobs 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.

Core responsibilities and job duties

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.

What can you do with a building surveying degree

Successful Building Surveyors 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 at January 2020, graduate Building Surveyors can expect to earn between £22,000 to £26,000, with this figure rising to £44,000 to £50,000 for more experienced senior surveyors.

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    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction/Project Management

    Fit Out Site Manager

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    Salary: TBC

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    Salary: TBC

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