Building surveyors cover a broad spectrum of roles - they inspect and survey buildings and structures, are involved in legal matters such as leases, site supervision and contract running.
Building surveyors work mostly on site to monitor structures and find ways of improving them.
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Why is this a Job for Me?
If you are analytically minded, with excellent people, project and time management skills, and are willing to work outside in all conditions.
Average Salary£18,000 - £70,000
- Excellent numerical and IT skills
- Strong organisational skills with a keen eye for detail
- Firm knowledge and interest in building work
- Natural interpersonal communication skills with all levels of staff
- Ability to manage own workload effectively and professionally
These can vary quite considerably for surveyors. Private practice/local government surveyors may have more standard working hours (8am-5.30pm), while those who are actively on-site will most likely be required for an entire days work (8am-8pm).
RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors)
RICS Accredited MSc
If first degree not RICS accredited
Value Engineering/Risk Assessment
Carry out structural surveys and instigate repair strategies for buildings and other structures.
Ensure that the construction of buildings on site fulfils health, safety and fire regulations.
Win building contracts and keep your project on course with effective scheduling and budget regulation.
You are the boss, controlling the planning and management of an entire project from start to finish.
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