Building Surveyor

  • Higham Construction
  • Negotiable
Company: Higham Construction
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Altrincham / Manchester city centre
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

The company owns, develops and manages a large and varied property portfolio, primarily in the North West, comprising offices, retail, industrial/warehouse and residential assets.

The main responsibilities

  • Tenant liaison and retention
  • Working knowledge of building regs, relating to utilities, H&S regulations, Planning and building control etc
  • Dilapidations surveys and reinstatement cost assessments
  • Management of refurbishment/redevelopment projects in particular refurbishment following tenants vacating and preparing space for new tenants
  • Preparation of works schedules & specifications and liaison with contractors and procuring prices.
  • Overseeing contractor works to ensure delivery to a high standard
  • Planned/preventative maintenance and repairs
  • Pricing and invoice checking for approval by senor management

The person

  • MRICS qualified or working towards or similar
  • Able to work on multiple, challenging projects simultaneously and to a high standard
  • Well organised, efficient, capable of using own initiative and working to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, coupled with an eye for detail and maintaining the buildings to a high standard and a commitment to developing strong client and contractor relationships
  • Possess a proactive approach to problem solving and the ability to follow this through to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Proven IT skills including Microsoft word, excel, CAD and Microsoft project
  • Positive attitude and willing to learn and develop with the team

Working hours 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4pm Friday. This position also involves out of hours working as and when required.

Salary: negotiable depending on experience

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