2020 Graduate Building Surveyor

London|Oxford, Summertown|Leeds|Bristol|Birmingham
GRADUATE BUILDING SURVEYORSWe are hiring graduate building surveyors to join our Architecture & Building Consultancy teams in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, London and Oxford as part of the firm’s Commercial division. This is a varied and interesting graduate role assisting professional building surveyors on servicing a wide range of private, commercial and institutional clients 
Contract Type
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Full Time
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  • Building surveys for purchase and lease
  • Project management
  • Measured surveys
  • Preparing drawings and specifications
  • Building design and contract administration
  • Party walls
  • Dilapidations
  • Diagnosing building defects such as subsidence damp and rot.
  • Insurance Reinstatement valuations

It is preferred that you will have a RICS recognised degree as well as experience within a commercial practice gained through work experience or placements.  You will have excellent team orientated interpersonal skills and experience of communicating effectively with both colleagues and clients. It is also essential that you have a full UK driving licence.


We offer a structured training programme, including our in house Infrastructures Academy unique to Carter Jonas, regular assessments to ensure you achieve the full level of competency and up to five days study leave.  In addition, we pay your APC registration fee and your first APC final assessment, plus 25 days annual leave and a great working environment within vibrant and supportive teams.


You will be asked to respond to a number of questions about your academic achievements and work experience and to write a covering letter.  We also ask you about your motivations and interest in a career in property as well as any extracurricular activities.

Deadline for applications: midnight on 29th November. 

Starting September 2020.


Since 1855, Carter Jonas has grown to be one of the largest and most respected property consultancies in the UK with a network of 34 offices across England and Wales, employing more than 800 partners and staff.

We employ the very best people. We are a place where people want to work and our culture is collaborative and business minded. We have experts in every field who deliver long term advice that enhances our clients’ future prosperity.

At Carter Jonas, ‘Simply Better Advice’ is a statement that unites everyone in our business behind a common purpose. It is a commitment to our customers that we will work harder for them, constantly striving to provide the best advice in the market. 

Voted one of the Best Places to work in Property in 2018 and accredited with a Gold Investors in People award, we are proud of our values and what they stand for; chosen by our very own employees:

  • Approachable – We treat every relationship with respect, integrity and warmth
  • Effective – We do what we say we will, we do it well and we’re accountable
  • Ambitious – We are ambitious for our clients and for our firm

We endeavour to create the closest of relations with our Partners and employees, which we measure via our annual Employee Satisfaction Survey. At a national level we aim to ensure equal opportunities in the workplace and create a supportive and inclusive culture to encourage diversity and which underpins our core values of Approachable, Effective and Ambitious.

We want to ensure all of our employees are provided with the right support and guidance to optimise their performance. We offer a wide variety of Learning & Development, as well as structured career paths for professionals. In the last two years, we have launched our Diversity & Inclusion Network, Health & Wellbeing sites as well as our CJ Family Network. 

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