Building Surveyor

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Building Surveyor
Bakewell, Derbyshire

About Us 

The Peak District National Park Authority protects, enhances and shares the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Peak District. We also support the economic and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work. 

As the UK’s first National Park, the Peak District has a rich history and has been shaped by the interaction of people and nature over thousands of years. The Park is enjoyed by millions each year looking for adventure, knowledge and a fantastic day out. 

We’re currently looking for a Building Surveyor to join our team and support the management of our key corporate properties.

The Benefits

- Salary of £26,317 - £28,785 per annum DOE
- Pension scheme (18.75% employer contribution) 
- Flexible working arrangements
- Staff development programme
- Parking 
- Work in a fantastic environment with unforgettable views 

If you are a qualified Building Surveyor with an understanding of building regulations, the planning process and codes of practice, this is an exceptional opportunity to support the success of the UK’s oldest National Park. 

It’s an exciting time to join our team as we’re transforming the way we manage our properties. You’ll have the chance to play a key role in this process, developing our assets and helping us to realise our commercial potential. 

We’re based between Manchester, Sheffield and Derby, making this a great opportunity if you’re looking to break away from city life and commute to the country. 

So, if you are looking to grow with an organisation that protects one of the country’s most iconic natural locations, we want to hear from you.

The Role

As a Building Surveyor, you will maintain and improve the Authority’s key corporate properties and oversee construction projects.

This varied role will include completing condition surveys, implementing maintenance programmes, managing development projects and providing cost estimates for building improvements. 

Additionally, you will: 

- Collect data on the structural condition and state of repair of existing buildings 
- Play a key role in the final design and layout of proposed developments
- Complete measured surveys of land and buildings and produce accurate plans
- Undertake feasibility studies to assess whether proposals are possible
- Act as the Principal Designer under CDM 2015 for all projects
- Carry out interim and final valuations for contract works

About You

To join us as a Building Surveyor, you will need:

- To be a surveyor with a relevant qualification, such as RICS, CIOD or an HNC or higher in construction
- Knowledge of building regulations, the planning process and codes of practice
- An understanding of quantification and estimating techniques 
- Knowledge of construction technology, materials and structural principles
- The ability to survey and develop drawings manually and use AutoCAD

We’d like to hear from you if you’ve worked as a Surveyor, Property Surveyor, Corporate Property Surveyor, Construction Surveyor, Maintenance Surveyor, Construction Engineer or Construction Project Manager. 

The closing date for applications is the 16th September 2019, with interviews scheduled to be held on the 25th September 2019.

Webrecruit and the Peak District National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as our Building Surveyor, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 37 hours per week
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