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Senior Chartered Building Surveyor

Senior Chartered Building Surveyor

Location: Oxford

Salary: GBPCompetitive

As the Senior Chartered Building Surveyor based at our spectacular offices within the grounds of Blenheim Park - Oxfordshire you will be responsible for providing advice on the design, construction, maintenance, repair and refurbishment of all types of residential and commercial property. The role will require you to be the key point of contact with our prestigious clients, therefore a high level of communication skills and commercial awareness are essential for being successful in this role.

Main Duties

- Provide advice on the design, construction, maintenance, repair and refurbishment of all types of residential and commercial property

- Carry out building and measured surveys

- Ensure buildings conform to the latest building regulations and technical standards

- Taking particulars on site, 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)

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

- Supervision of building work on site

Skills Required

- MRICS Chartered

- Commercially focused

- Asset management and loss adjusting experience

- Private sector experience

- Proven business development skills

Working for Ridge you will receive excellent benefits including Private Health Care, Company Car, a generous Company Pension scheme, Income Protection Insurance, 25 days holiday (increasing with years' service) and an excellent work life balance.

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 ISO for quality, ISO14001 environmental and ISO18001 Health & Safety. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 625 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.


Senior Chartered Building Surveyor

Cheltenham, UK

Published on 16 Oct 2019