Bruton Knowles

Senior Building Surveyor

2 months ago
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Senior Surveyor


The purpose of the role is to deliver the whole spectrum of building consultancy services to a varied range of commercial clients across the North and the wider UK.


The job will require someone who is a qualified Member of the RICS (MRICS), with no less than 2 years’ PQE.

  • A self-starter who is able to establish a building consultancy service for the north.
  • A willingness to undertake local and firm-wide business development initiatives, and develop the building consultancy service to be delivered from our Manchester Office.
  • Pro-active 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.
  • Excellent client relationship skills.


The role will be to establish, promote and develop a Manchester Building Consultancy Team, whilst supporting the activities of the Manchester Office Team, and wider Firm, in achieving targeted fee income and will include:

  • Preparing specifications, tendering and providing contract administration services.
  • Preparing technical drawings on Auto CAD for project instructions.
  • Requisite statutory approval applications.
  • Project monitoring services on behalf of lenders for various construction projects.
  • Preparing feasibility studies and sketch scheme designs for a wide variety of building types.
  • Preparing Planned Preventative Maintenance Schedules.
  • Preparing and negotiating schedules of dilapidations.
  • Preparing schedules of condition.
  • Preparing Party Wall etc. Act 1996 notices and agreeing Awards.
  • Professional work as designated according to experience.
  • Providing support for more junior members of the team.
  • Development of the existing Client base and new Client instructions.
  • Positive promotion of the BK brand and Building Consultancy offering via network and business development activities.
  • Compliance with Company standards and procedures.


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