Senior Building Surveyor

We are recruiting an experienced building surveyor to join our growing Building Consultancy team in Bristol which operates for a diverse range of clients including blue chip organisations, private clients, public sector and rural estates. The range of properties is broad, including commercial business space (offices, retail and industrial premises) together with both residential and rural property. The role is to assist in generating fees through the management and development of existing and new clients, to contribute towards the achievement of the financial and other objectives of the Building Consultancy Team. This role will involve travel and we provide excellent IT to support with working off base.  You will be working as part of a team that is focused on delivering a high quality of service to our client base.The position will suit an ambitious, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual looking to make a positive impression within an equally ambitious and growing business.
Architecture|Building Surveying
Contract Type
Working Hours
Full Time


  • 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.



We are seeking a self-motivated RICS qualified Building surveyor with industry experience and knowledge of main Building Surveying activities. The successful candidate will also demonstrate good working knowledge of relevant legislation and will be able to demonstrate strong technical competence. As a qualified Building Surveyor you will also be able to manage and supervise junior members of the team, including graduates who are working towards their APC and Chartership.


We offer a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, flexible benefits, referral schemes and generous annual leave. 

As an equal opportunity employer, with the Investors in People Gold accreditation, we are dedicated to driving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Learning and development is important to us; we encourage everyone to continue developing to optimise their performance and fulfil their potential. We enjoy what we do, and we do it well, which is why 80% of our business comes from repeat clients. 


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


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