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Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-005967
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Infrastructure
  • Location: Oxford

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Faithful+Gould is an international company delivering a variety of wide ranging interesting projects which has a positive internal culture actively encouraging career progression. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Building Surveyor to join our Oxford based building surveying team. The role will involve supporting senior building surveyors on a range of building surveying and business development duties. The role will include cementing relationships with existing clients, together with identifying new opportunities for growth. The successful applicant will join a growing team that has an interesting workload and provides plenty of opportunity for progression.

• Support the Senior Building Surveyors in their day to day activities
• Undertake a wide range of building surveying duties under minimal supervision throughout Oxfordshire and the surrounding area
• Manage your own projects and understand the commercial aspects of this role
• Generate repeat business and participate in local business development initiatives
• Learn and understand the principles of quality, safety and the environment within project management
• Support and mentor graduates
• Participate in internal and external training initiatives

• A BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS
• Full member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
• An ability to manage your time effectively
• Significant building surveying experience, including experience in the professional service discipline
• The ability to provide project management services on small projects
• The ability to manage and undertake condition surveys
• Mathematical ability and an understanding of the need for accuracy in all your work
• A sound 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 a commitment to get the job done
• IT literate –a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software packages e.g AutoCAD and NBS Specification Writer 

Personal Qualities:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Professional manner and smart appearance
• Ability to solve problems
• Commercially aware
• Builder of strong working relationships
• Self motivated
• Able to work alone and as part of a team
• Full clean driving licence
• Good report and letter writing skills
• Innovative and proactive.

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.