Building Surveyor

London Chapel Place

Our London office is currently looking for an experienced Building Surveyor to join their growing team. The Surveyor will assist in generating fees through the management and development of existing and new clients. They will also contribute towards the achievement of financial and other objectives of the Building Consultancy Team.


Contract Type
Working Hours
Full Time
Closing Date


Main duties of the role will include:

  • Provide a full building surveying service to the external clients of Carter Jonas and in house where required.
  • Provide support and advice to other members of the Architecture and Building Consultancy Department and assist with workload sharing where necessary.
  • Carry out Building Surveys of all types of commercial buildings and residential properties.
  • Preparation of Schedules of Dilapidations and subsequent negotiations with opposing clients and professional representatives.
  • Project management, Contract Administration and design for refurbishment, conversion and new build projects for commercial, rural and residential premises.
  • Prepare and issue feasibility studies working with other disciplines as necessary.
  • Undertake Principal Designer role for small projects where necessary to comply with CDM 2015 for in-house and external clients. Providing professional advice to clients and others as required.
  • Provide Party Wall etc Act 1996 service to Building and Adjoining owners.
  • Preparation of Schedules of Condition and subsequent negotiations with opposing client’s professional representatives.
  • Prepare and advise clients on Preventative Planned Maintenance and strategies for implementing the same.
  • Investigating and advising client on specific building problems / defects.
  • Development Monitoring on behalf of a Landlord, Tenant or for bank lending purposes.
  • Reinstatement Cost Assessment advice for a broad range of property types in locations across the UK.
  • Undertaking DDA access audits.
  • Effectively manage the performance of others in the team and offer support to junior members.
  • To actively work across the firm and develop the Building Consultancy Department in all areas of the firm.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be required.


We are seeking a self-motivated RICS qualified Building surveyor with extensive industry experience and knowledge of main Building Surveying activities. The successful candidate will also demonstrate good working knowledge of all relevant legislations and will be able to demonstrate strong technical competence. Experience of mentoring/supervising junior team members is also essential to assist with supporting graduates through their APC.


  • 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

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