My client is a dynamic and ambitious Independent Chartered Building Surveyors / Building Consultancy with offices throughout the UK looking for a Building Surveyor based in the North West region.
They are looking to appoint an additional Building Surveyor who has the ability to use their skills and experience to support the continuing growth of the business. Primarily, you will be a Building Surveyor looking for a fresh opportunity within a progressive practice.
You will have the ability to clearly demonstrate sound understanding across all traditional Building Surveys on Residential property.
To be successful in your application you will match the following requirements:
- RICS approved Building Surveying degree
- At least 2 years professional experience
- Be RICS qualified (MRICS or FRICS)
- Residential property surveying experience
- Excellent communication skills with a high level of attention to detail
With a rising client list this is an urgent requirement and the successful candidate will be rewarded with a salary up to £50k with 24 days holiday and a luxury company car (Mercedes or BMW level)
Are you seeking a new position as a Planner or Senior Planner in the Greater Manchester area? I have a position available within a dynamic Chartered Town Planning Consultancy.
The successful candidate will be covering a diverse range of projects, covering multiple sectors including residential mixed-use, waste, industrial, etc. Writing reports, communication with clients and colleagues and developing lasting client relationships.
Our client is seeking candidates that are already Chartered Members of the RTPI or in the process, minimum of 2 years post graduate experience and hold an RTPI Accredited degree in Town Planning. Good knowledge of planning regulations and a full UK driving licence.
In return, they are offering a competitive salary to reflect your experience, flexible working hours, company pension scheme, a friendly working environment and excellent opportunities for growth and progression.
My client is an expanding independent firm based in Greater Manchester specialising in commercial and residential properties across the North West.
Due to an increase in workload they are looking to recruit an experienced MRICS qualified building surveyor. My client prides themselves on being experts in the region and are looking for someone to join them with excellent local knowledge.
The role will incorporate a variety of work including dilapidations, disrepair, building surveys, building pathology, party wall matters, boundary disputes and valuations.
Their ideal candidate will fit the following criteria:
- MRICS qualification
- Private practice experience
- The ability to work impartially and to expert witness standard
This role may suit a candidate looking for a more varied role with greater autonomy, or a self-employed surveyor seeking the resources, atmosphere or administrative support of a busy firm with optional flexible working hours.
Our client is a professional multi disciplinary consultancy founded with the aim of providing a high quality cost effective Ecological Consultancy to clients in both the private and public sector.
They are currently looking to recruit an Ecologist for their office in Greater Manchester.
The successful candidate required will have:
A good degree in an ecology/biology-based subject
At least 3 years' experience within an ecological consultancy
A full clean UK driving license
Protected species licence(s)
Experience at surveying (Phase 1, protected species, EcIA, BREEAM/CfSH)
Experience in applying for, and securing, EPS licenses
Ability to identify baseline Ecological constraints during site visits
A good, working understanding of relevant UK and EU legislation and policies
Liaising with third parties (NE, LPAs)
Experience of the EIA/AA process and BREEAM/CfSH assessments
Experience of leading surveys and mini projects
The ideal candidate will also be positive, enthusiastic and passionate about ecology, as well as being able to organise jobs and complete concise reports.
In return, our client is offering an attractive salary package and the opportunity to work within a strong ecological team.
Our clients are a well-established Environmental consultancy with offices based throughout the UK. Due to recent growth, they are currently looking for a qualified P401 Lab Analyst to join their team in Greater Manchester.
In general, the successful candidate will be flexible, competent, will have good attention to detail and have the ability to work on own initiative and part as part of a team and at the same time manage time effectively.
The ideal P401 Asbestos Lab Analyst will:
-Hold the BOHS P401 certificate
-Relevant P401 Asbestos Analyst experience in a UKAS accredited laboratory
-A flexible approach to work and commuting
-Strong attention to detail
-Excellent written and verbal skills.
P401 Asbestos Bulk Analyst duties will include:
-Receiving and logging samples received by the laboratory
-Preparing samples for analysis
-Asbestos Identification analysis in soils and bulk materials in alignment to HSE 248 Guidance notes
-Getting involved with any other laboratory duties and assisting our Lab Supervisor as and when required
Do you enjoy working with prestigious clients dealing with property related services in a variety of sectors and mentoring staff members through their APC? Do you live in the Greater Manchester area?
My client is looking for a Chartered Building Surveyor with at least a year's post qualification experience to join their team and mentor colleagues enrolled on the APC.
Due to the nature of the role and the requirement to travel throughout the UK you must have a full UK driving licence and access to a car for business use.
The main responsibilities for this role will include:
> Building Surveys
> Producing and updating drawings using AutoCAD
> Report and specification writing
> Carrying out site progress visits
> Inspections on site, project monitoring and site meetings
> Refurbishment of existing sites
> Dealing with dilapidations
> Party wall notices
> Carrying out measured surveys, producing drawings and specifications
> Planning and building regulations
> Undertaking condition surveys
> Insurance reinstatement assessments
> Project management of construction work
> Residential home surveys - conditions surveys/home buyers surveys/building surveys
> Mentoring and managing assistant building surveyors, as well as supporting them through their APC
> Must be proficient in using AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office such as Excel, Word and Outlook
The offered package will range between £35k - £40k dependent upon experience. You will also be offered a car allowance, pension and generous holiday allowance
Our client is a well-established company with over 20 years experience in the Water Treatment industry, specialising in the three key areas of contracting, equipment and service & maintenance. Due to company growth they are now seeking enthusiastic, career minded individuals to become Graduate Water Treatment Engineers and join their team in Greater Manchester.
You will promote the company and its services within your given territory by demonstrating a high level of personal efficiency and effectiveness at all times, developing positive customer relationships. The purpose of the position is to provide high quality, efficient and effective water sampling activities direct to customers at a range of different locations and to assist Engineers in cleaning and disinfecting operations.
Other duties will include -
Management of bacterial sampling for UKAS analysis
Temperature monitoring of domestic water systems
Storage capacity testing of domestic water tanks
Domestic water storage tank inspection
Weekly cooling systems service visits
Bacterial sampling of domestic water systems
General bacteria sampling of domestic system
Legionella sampling of domestic water system
Bacteria sampling of cooling system
Legionella sampling of cooling systems
The successful candidate will be given the required training and experience required in order to quickly reach the required standard to be promoted to Engineer.
No previous experience is necessary but candidate must have a relevant Science or Engineering degree as well as a full, clean driving licence.
In return the company are offering a competitive salary, company vehicle and excellent career progression opportunities.
My client is a highly successful Property Consultancy who are looking to expand their Building Consultancy department with an additional Building Surveyor to join the team.
The purpose of the role is to deliver building consultancy services to a range of commercial and public sector clients ensuring appropriate fee income.
The role will be to provide support to the activities of the Team, and the Firm, in achieving targeted fee income and will include:
- Preparing specifications, tendering and monitoring constructions works on site
- Preparing drawings on Auto CAD for projects
- Preparing and negotiating schedules of dilapidations
- Preparing schedules of condition and assessing claims post works
- Residential and commercial stock condition surveys
- Party Wall work- Planning and Building Regulation applications
- Measured Surveys of Land and Buildings
- Project monitoring of new build schemes on behalf of Funders, and prospective Tenants and Purchasers
- Preparing feasibility studies and sketch scheme designs for a wide variety of building types
- Preparing Planned Preventative Maintenance Schedules
- Professional work as designated according to experience
- Assistance with other professional building surveying projects
- Providing support for more junior members of the support team
- Development of existing Clients
- Compliance with Company standards and procedures
To be successful in your application you must meet the following criteria:
- Qualified Member of the RICS, with minimum 1 years' PQE
- Ideally have previous experience within a commercial consultancy
- A willingness to undertake local and firm-wide business development initiatives, and increase develop the building consultancy service delivered
- Pro-active self-starter with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
- The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met
- The ability to produce clear and concise written reports and recommendations
- Building Surveys and Schedules of Condition
- Planning and Building Regulations
- Experience in the design and refurbishment of buildings and administration of Building Contracts
- Defect Analysis - Identifying & analysing building pathology, preparing technical reports
- Dilapidation claim experience with ability to read and understand lease covenants
- Party Wall work
- Experience in health and safety procedures, CDM and DDA
- A full driving licence is essential
If you don't have the relevant skills required for this particular position please get in contact as we have other Building Surveying and General Practice vacancies throughout the UK from Graduate level to Director/Partner, some of which are not advertised due to the clients request.
I am working with one of the longest established and fastest growing commercial building consultants with a vast network of offices across the UK. Due to sustained growth and success in the company they are looking to expand their Surveying team in the Greater Manchester region. This client have a good reputation for developing staff and allowing them to progress to senior positions within the company.
I am recruiting for a Building Surveyor in the Rights of Light and Party Wall and Neighbourly matters services team. The role will suit those who have an interest in these areas with a vested interest to gain further experience from their existing team. They are looking for individuals who either have a basic knowledge in this area through to more senior individuals who have dealt with these areas for a number of years.
The type of work would predominantly be commercial, with some residential instructions. Their clients range from listed property and development companies through to individual occupiers, the projects do vary in size and complexity and would be allocated depending on experience.
Building Surveying essential requirements:
Experience in either Rights of Light, Daylight and Sunlight and Party Wall and Neighbourly Matters
Degree educated preferably in a Building Surveying or related field
MRICS (Building Surveying) or working towards APC, experience in commercial property
You must have a can do attitude, be professional, eager to learn and develop.
If you are considering a career move but don't have the right background for this particular role, please contact Toni to discuss other permanent Building Surveying opportunities.
My client is looking to recruit a highly skilled Geo-environmental Consultant to join the Manchester Geo-Environmental team. This will be a Principal level appointment. The team undertakes a diverse range of projects across sectors, to deliver contaminated land consultancy services backed up by in-house ground investigation services.
The successful candidate will become a key member of a busy team delivering focused contaminated land solutions for our growing key client base, with emphasis on technical excellence, client care and effective project management. He or she will be working alongside other land contamination, ground investigation and geo-technical specialists to deliver holistic solutions to clients' needs in these areas. Additionally, the successful candidate will be collaborating with geo-environmental teams in other offices and with other specialists in the planning, environment and engineering teams.
Principal level appointment requiring demonstrable post-graduate geo-environmental experience. You must be chartered with a relevant professional institution or near chartered. Post graduate degree in a relevant discipline an advantage. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the leadership of the team and the day to day management and delivery of projects. The available position would suit those with an existing background in environmental geo-science as applied to the investigation, assessment and remediation of land contamination.
Key attributes required for the position are sound technical knowledge and project management skills, enthusiasm, self-motivation, ability to lead and develop more junior staff and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Requirements of the Role:
Thorough understanding of current contaminated land technical guidance, Part 2A legislation and the development planning regime.
Ability to review and critically analyse technical data to develop holistic and integrated conceptual models and to undertake both Generic and Detailed Quantitative Risk Assessments for both human health and controlled waters.
Skilled in producing Phase 1, Phase 2 geo-environmental reports, remediation strategies, validation reporting and feasibility studies (e.g. identification and assessment of site constraints).
Experience designing and managing ground investigations to support land contamination assessments.
Knowledge of and experience in selecting appropriate techniques for the remediation of land contamination
Demonstrable skills in writing accurate, concise, clear and well-constructed technical reports, reviewing the work of others, assessing the technical approach and determining compliance with relevant guidance and the client's requirements.
Experienced in dealing with local authority contaminated land officers and other regulators.
Acting as point of contact for clients and delivering high levels of client care
Ability to develop new business from existing and potential new clients
Understanding of HSE requirements, responsibilities and safe systems of work. o A proven track record in successful project delivery.
Understanding of commonly used forms of contract.
Managing financial performance of projects to achieve budget targets and maintain key performance indicators.
Experience in writing and reviewing bids, quotations etc.
Able to work with a range of specialist professionals to deliver multi-disciplinary projects.
Able to build rapport and relationships with peers to develop good working relationships with the wider team.
Ability to effectively coach and mentor others. o Client focus with proven ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
Taking a customer led approach to delivery and communicating client needs to the team.
Communicating openly and clearly.
Problem solving and planning skills with ability to find innovative and practical solutions
In return for your dedication, you'll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare, additional holiday and travel insurance. You'll also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.