Location: Ipswich
Salary: Up to £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Skaidre Veckyte

Senior Building Surveyor

Job Description

Senior Building Surveyor -Ipswich (IP1) - up to £50K


A forward-thinking company, working across numerous specialisms, they are a passionate multi-disciplinary design and property consultancy. Their team of property specialists and designers provide innovative solutions to make places, properties and people be the best they can be.


  • Flexible working
  • Training & Development
  • Bonus Schemes
  • Bike2 Work Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance

Job Role

As the Senior Building Surveyor, you will:

  • Ensure projects are completed on budget and to schedule. Proactively take ownership of projects and drive them forwards to completion
  • Prepare scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works
  • Prepare designs, specifications and documents for tender and advise on appointing contractors, designer and procurement routes
  • Determine the condition of existing buildings, identifying and analysing defects, including proposals for repair
  • Conduct specialist surveys including schedules of dilapidations
  • Lead project meetings with clients and contractors
  • Advise on the health and safety aspects of buildings
  • Deal with planning applications and advising on property legislation and building regulations
  • Contribute to the improvement of standard systems and procedures within the Building Surveying team
  • Manage and coordinate the preparation of scheme designs, costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works

BIM Roles and Responsibilities

  • Enable integration and co-ordination of information within information model
  • Maintain and receive information into the information model
  • Assure delivery of information exchanges
  • Confirm supplier's ability to deliver information requirements
  • Co-ordinated delivery of all design information
  • Manage information development and information approvals
  • Confirm Design Deliverables
  • Overall Lead for configuration management
  • Production of design outputs related to a discipline-specific, packaged-based or time-based task
  • Direct the production of task information in compliance with standards and methods
  • Direct the production of task information using agreed systems
  • Manage spatial co-ordination on behalf of task team

As a Senior Building Surveyor you will have…

  • Degree in Building Surveying (or suitable experience)
  • Chartership with MRICS or equivalent (preferred but not essential)
  • Minimum of 5 years Building Surveying experience
  • Experience of design, specification and contract administration using JCT contracts
  • A comprehensive knowledge of building construction and building regulations with an understanding of planning legislation and health and safety
  • ArchiCAD/CAD proficient or working towards proficiency
  • Full UK Driving Licence

What to do next...

If you are interested in this role, please contact Skaidre Veckyte at Barker Ross on 07824 016223 or email your CV to

We manage roles across the construction sector, I specifically specialise in MMC & White-Collar Construction recruitment, we are keen to speak to good candidates for permanent and temporary recruitment.

If this is not the ideal role for you but you are interested in roles of this type, please do not hesitate to give me a call or email your CV to

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