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Trainee Building Surveyor

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    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £23000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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Trainee Building Surveyor
£18,000-£23,000 + £2,000 car allowance

Job Role
To advise clients on design and construction of new buildings, and advising on the maintenance and repair of existing buildings

Team worker:

Participate as a member of the team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the business
Work flexibly to support delivery across the service
Take ownership for own personal development

Customer service:

Advise clients on schemes and projects to determine requirements
Advise clients on energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction
Advise on the management and supervision of maintenance of buildings
Deal with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations
Instruct on construction design and management regulations
Advise on the health and safety aspects of buildings

Business delivery:

Support existing Building Surveyors in the delivery of dilapidations, condition surveys, maintenance programmes and minor works projects
Communicate effectively and professionally with clients via telephone calls, letters and e-mails
Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters concerning the company and its clients
Keep up to date with any changes or proposed changes in legislation, Codes of Practice or Directives pertinent to your work
Undertake CAD designs under instruction

BIM roles and responsibilities:

Maintain and receive information into the information model
Configure information for project outputs
Populate the information exchange format for the information model
Production of design outputs related to a discipline-specific, package-based or time-based task
Propose resolutions to co-ordination clashes

Measures of success:

Feedback from team members/line manager
Contribution to service
Performance Objectives
Team performance
Service improvements suggested
Accuracy and timeliness of support
Efficiency of systems and processes
Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
Feedback from staff and managers Service delivery performance indicators
Customer feedback
Directors feedback

It's essential that you have:

Good problem solving skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Publisher
An ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
Strong communication skills and teamwork ability

How you act:

Team worker - You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
Service deliverer - You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
Customer focused - you put the customer first
Shows initiative - you come up with ways of improving how we do things
Well organised - you prioritise your work to get things done
Willing to learn - you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
Flexible attitude - you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service