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Chartered Building Surveyor

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  • Salary: £45000 - £55000
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  • Job ID: 01473
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Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS or Assoc MRICS) – Cumbria

£45,000 – £55,000 + Car / Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

My client is a leading and established Architectural and Surveying practice.

With year on year business growth, they are now looking to recruit a professional, motivated and enthusiastic MRICS building surveyor. (Assoc MRICS may be considered).

The purpose of the job is to deliver building surveying and general practice surveying services to a range of commercial, block management and residential sector clients in and around Cumbria.


The job will require someone who is a qualified Member of the RICS, with minimum 3 to 5 years’ PQE and will preferably have previous experience within a firm of chartered surveyors.

Essential Criteria:

  • A willingness to undertake local business development initiatives, and increase develop the building consultancy service delivered from their office in Cumbria.
  • Pro-active self-starter with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • High level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind.
  • The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • The ability to produce clear and concise written reports and recommendations.
  • A keen team member, with the ability to accept responsibility and work on their own initiative.
  • Good client relationship skills.
  • A good working knowledge of IT is essential, in particular a familiarity with Microsoft Office packages, excel and CAD.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload.
  • Experience undertaking Building Surveys, Homebuyer reports and Schedules of Condition.
  • Knowledge of Planning and Building Regulations.
  • Experience in the design and refurbishment of existing buildings and administration of Building Contracts.
  • Defect Analysis – Identifying & analysing disrepair in a building, preparing  reports explaining what is wrong and how to put it right.
  • Dilapidations claim experience with ability to read and understand lease covenants.
  • Party Wall work.
  • Experience in health and safety procedures, CDM and DDA.
  • A full driving licence is essential. 


  • Serving party wall notices, preparing and agreeing party wall awards
  • Preparing specifications, tendering and monitoring construction works on site.
  • Preparing drawings on Auto CAD for projects.
  • Planning and Building Regulation applications.
  • Preparing Planned Maintenance Schedules.
  • Building Surveys and Homebuyer reports
  • Preparing and negotiating schedules of dilapidations.
  • Measured Surveys of Land and Buildings.
  • Valuations for 90-year lease extensions and freehold acquisitions under the Leasehold Reform legislation. (if no experience training will be given)
  • Development of existing Clients.
  • Compliance with Company & RICS standards and procedures

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