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Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-006407
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Southampton

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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 unrivaled 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 a Senior Building Surveyor to join the Southampton office based building surveying team. This is a well established team now looking to add a Building Surveyor to continue growing and developing business in the South Coast region and beyond. 

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 into the Associate Director. Responsibilities will include: 

  • Undertaking a wide range of building surveying duties
  • Assist in the growth of our professional services offering (including dilapidation, party wall and acquisitions) 
  • Carry out surveys, inspections, schedules etc and the overall management of minor works projects in the South 
  • Design and Specification including the preparation of drawings 
  • Attendance at / and leading on meetings with clients and other technical specialists; 
  • Delivery and management 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 realize innovative solutions to design. 


We are looking for a motivated and sharp minded Building Surveyor who has: 

  • A B.Sc (Hons) in Building Surveying or a similar degree accredited by RICS 
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of Revit would be an advantage. Proficient at CAD is essential 
  • 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/Revit and NBS specification writer etc 

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. 

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

Rewards and benefits: 

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, well-being, 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.