RARE OPPORTUNITY WITH ESTABLISHED INDEPENDENT FIRM
SALARY CIRCA £50,000 DOE
My client is looking for a Building/Valuation Surveyor to carry out Surveying and Valuation duties in Residential and Commercial Management Departments. Working from Brighton and Bognor covering the South East of England.
Main Tasks & Responsibilities:
Assisting Property Managers with the technical aspects of building maintenance and repair.
Determining the condition of buildings, identifying and analysing defects, including proposals for repair.
Preparing specifications for minor and major ‘Section 20’ works.
Responding to surveying queries.
Issuing specifications for tender
Preparing tender analysis reports
Inspecting works on site
Issuing valuation certificates
Carry out valuation works
Ensuring projects are completed on budget and to schedule.
Advising on the preservation/conservation of historic buildings.
Dealing with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations.
Advising on The Party Wall Act and construction regulations and impact on design and management regulations.
Preparing schedules of condition and dilapidations.
Advising on the health and safety aspects of buildings.
Advising on boundary disputes.
Advising on rights of light disputes.
Preparing forward maintenance plans.
Thorough knowledge of construction, especially residential property, and of the technologies of key installations such as heating, plumbing, drainage, electrics and lighting.
Thorough understanding of the different historical periods in construction and relevant issues related to each, including construction methods specific to local area.
Strong analytical abilities in respect of defect diagnosis, coupled with practical approach to defect rectification.
Good people and communication skills. Team player with flexible approach.
Knowledge of contract administration and the key types of contract and their suitability for various kinds of projects.
Ability to deal effectively with contractors and control building and repair programmes to tender price.
Knowledge of current construction costs and methods of pricing
Cost in use issues of property, including energy efficiency measures and new technologies.
Working knowledge of the Party Wall Act and Construction (Design and Management) Regulations and their impact on design and construction.
RICS/Chartered Institute of Building qualified – preferred but not essential
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