Job Title: Building Surveyor
Location: London
Category: Building Surveying
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Negotiable - depnding on experience
Reference #: RG1221

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
•At least 2 year’s 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 5% 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. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Legal Support Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental. 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 social 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, ISO18001 Health & Safety and with Investors in People. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 585 people in ten 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: 29th October 2018

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.