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Ridge and Partners LLP
Salary: Negotiable - depnding on experience
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Surveying Jobs
Job Title : Building Surveyor

Location : London

Category : Building Surveying

Type : Permanent Full-time

Salary : Negotiable - depnding on experience

Reference # : RG1686

Job Description

Building Surveyor

Location: London

Salary: £Competitive

With one of the largest teams of chartered surveyors in the property sector, located in regional offices across the UK, we have a depth and breadth of experience, expertise and local knowledge to support our clients at every stage of property investment, ownership and occupation from acquisition to disposal.

We work with a wide range of clients to manage their property portfolios, projects and transactions and due to our continuing success; Ridge and Partners are now looking for a talented Graduate Building Surveyor to join our multi-disciplinary consultancy office in a vibrant part of London (SE1).

As a Building Surveyor at Ridge you will benefit from on job learning experiences whilst working on prestigious projects. Our projects include large residential, industrial and commercial schemes with contract values over £30 million to much smaller schemes across a variety of project management and core Building Surveying roles. You will also work with interesting clients including, large retail companies, local authorities, Schools/Universities, contractors, developers etc.

What you’ll be doing:

•Working within a close-knit and vibrant team with a small company feel but the benefits of a larger organisation.

•Advice on the design, construction, maintenance, repair and refurbishment of all types of residential and commercial property

•Carry out building, condition and measured surveys

•Taking particulars on site, attending meetings, writing up specifications, obtaining estimates, planning maintenance programmes and administering contracts for maintenance work

•Analyse and report on building defects

•Handling claims and negotiations with loss adjusters leading to the preparation of drawings and specifications for remedial work

•Prepare schedules of dilapidations (land and buildings)

•Prepare Notices, Schedules of Condition and Awards for Party Wall matters

•Provide advice in connection with planning applications, appeals, boundary disputes, government grants, conducting arbitrations and acting as an expert witness

What we need from you:

•Degree qualified RICS approved

•Some experience in a similar role

As a Building Surveyor at Ridge and Partners will need to demonstrate the desire, drive and a real enthusiasm to becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor which will be fully supported by the company (the national Ridge APC support process) and the London Team.


At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

•25 days holiday and study leave

•Private Healthcare

•Life Assurance

•Pension: Standard 6% Ridge Contribution

•Highly competitive salary

•Structured Assessment of Professional Competency (APC) support process and network including Ridge wide and local training to drive you to becoming chartered with the RICS

About Us:

Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy with over 600 people. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental and Town & Country Planning. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from affordable housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental and ISO18001 Health & Safety. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click 'Apply Now' to be considered.

Closing Date : 17th August 2019

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