Accessibility Links

Search for jobs

Or browse jobs

Assistant Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-004948
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Education, Infrastructure, Rail
  • Location: Oxford

This vacancy has now expired... why not:

Start a new job search

Read our latest blogs

Create a job alert

Faithful+Gould is a long established, international company with a great reputation for delivering a variety of consultancy services to a diverse client range. We place great emphasis on staff training and development which allows us to provide an unrivalled level of service. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure great career experience and opportunities.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Building Surveyor or Building Surveyor to join the Oxford building surveying team.


It’s an exciting time to be joining, and if you enjoy working on a diverse range of projects and being part of a multi-disciplinary team within a large organisation, then we would be interested to hear from you.


The Role:


The post-holder will work closely with other members of the team and report to the Managing Building Surveyor.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking a wide range of building surveying duties, under supervision
  • Assist in the growth of our professional services offering
  • Carry out surveys, inspections, schedules and the overall management of minor works projects.
  • Design and Specification including the preparation of drawings
  • Attendance at / and leading on meetings with clients and other technical specialists;
  • Delivery of project teams to ensure projects are on time and budget.
  • Contributing technical skills and knowledge to the team in order to maintain and improve the quality of our work and the expertise of our people;
  • You will be responsible for managing small to medium scale projects and therefore will be confident in delegating where necessary and/or asking for support and advice from the more senior members of the team. You will be client focused, looking at opportunities to reduce risk and issues associated with schemes. This will require close working with other specialists to realise innovative solutions to design.

We are looking for a motivated Building Surveyor who has:

  • A BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS
  • A strong desire to work towards Chartered membership with the RICS.
  • Experience in professional building surveying services
  • An ability to manage their own time
  • Mathematical ability and an understanding of the need for accuracy in all your work
  • Technical surveying knowledge, demonstrating growing experience and ability
  • A professional manner and outlook
  • A focus on client satisfaction and have experience of liaising directly with clients
  • Punctuality and commitment
  • IT literate –a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software packages including CAD and NBS specification writer.


The individual:

  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a professional manner
  • Commercially aware
  • Builder of strong working relationships
  • Self motivated
  • Able to work alone and as part of a team
  • Good report and letter writing skills
  • Innovative and proactive.




You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We provide a structured training scheme to help individuals towards Chartered membership of the RICS, and endorse Continuous Professional Development Activities. Faithful+Gould are accredited Investors In People.


Right to work:

The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we can consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.


Rewards and benefits:

Faithful+Gould offer a competitive salary and comprehensive reward package including:

  • 25 days annual leave per annum plus 8 days paid bank holidays per annum.
  • Flexible working scheme.
  • Employees in service at 1st April each year can buy up to 15 days or sell up to 5 days holiday
  • Car allowance
  • BUPA Healthcare
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Employee Well Being Programme (EWP)
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Professional membership fees paid
  • Income Protection
  • Personal accident cover
  • Health Club Membership & Leisure Discounts
  • Childcare vouchers, IT related discounts, Mobile phone discounts.

To join a company that is as committed to diversity as it is to excellence click apply now.