Building Surveyor

University of Hertfordshire
November 30, 2022
Offerd Salary:£42,155pa
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Post Title: Building Surveyor

SBU/Department: Estates

FTE: 1.0 fte (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH8 £42,155pa to £44,737pa with potential to increase to £53,353pa on achieving designated skills and experience

Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield

We are looking for an experienced Building Surveyor to join our team responsible for the timely, efficient and cost-effective delivery of building surveying services relating to the University's maintenance and estates strategy.

Main duties and responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering building surveying, contract management and project management. This will include managing maintenance projects for the built fabric of the estate, including the appointment and management of professional consultants and contractors and implementation of the university's Long-Term Maintenance (LTM) programme.

The role includes originating the design and specification of alterations and refurbishment to the university estate and conducting measured surveys of the university's buildings and estate. Providing accurate cost estimate advice will also be a requirement.

Skill and experience required

We would expect you to have a working knowledge of the Town and Country Planning Acts, Building Regulations and British Standard Codes of Practice and also to have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations and JCT standard forms of building contracts.

You will have experience of estimating cost control procedures and be knowledgeable of IT and its applications to estate management/building surveying.

It is essential that you are able to work effectively and flexibly often to tight deadlines and are able to prepare and present reports, both technical and non-technical.

Ideally you will have experience of an Estates department preferably within an educational establishment but this is not essential.

Qualifications required

• Degree or equivalent recognised qualification in appropriate discipline or equivalent experience. A professional qualification (or working towards) eg RICS, CIOB, RIBA is desirable

• Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD and/or Revit is desirable

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Applicants are asked to attach a personal statement showing clearly how their skills match the Person Specification.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: John Griffith (Head of Building Surveying, Property and Development) on 07540 154348

Closing Date : 30 November 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference Number: 045579

Date advert placed: 16 November 2022

To promote a modern and supportive work environment, the university operates both a flexible working and location policy (within the UK and subject to business need) which allows our staff to adopt differing approaches to work.

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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