Building Surveyor

£39000 - £47000

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London, UK

About this role

Post: Building Surveyor

London Fire Brigade (LFB) are one of the largest firefighting and rescue organisations in the world. There are 103 Fire Stations across the London Boroughs split into 5 districts, along with a Call Centre and Head Office. LFB also form part of the Greater London Authority organisations which also include TfL and London Metropolitan Police. LFB are adapting for the future with the Property Department playing a huge part towards this. The team plans, designs and manages projects to conform with the high expectations here, setting an example for all, hence we have a fantastic opportunity for a building surveyor to join the team and make their mark here.

We are looking for a talented and ambitious Building Surveyor to join our busy office and take your career to the next stage. You will be delivering property projects as required such that they are customer focused, on time, within budgets and carried out in accordance with agreed standards and policies (energy efficient). We offer excellent experience and first-class mentoring support to help you achieve your ambitions beyond professional status, with a clear pathway to Senior level.

You will be supporting the director, team leader and the wider team in the delivery of building surveying commissions. You will be investigating and offering technical advice on factors that affect building, including user needs, site and building surveys, and regulatory requirements. You will manage others in preparing designs using CAD software and obtain tenders for construction work. You will need a nationally recognised qualification in a construction related discipline and/or relevant extensive experience at an appropriate level and/or specific contractual knowledge.

Company benefits

  • 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • Option Absence Scheme
  • Flexible working including job share
  • Welfare Scheme
  • Use of Brigade Medical Adviser/physios etc.
  • Season ticket loans
  • Equality Support Groups
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme