Property Surveyor / Building Surveyor

Chesham, Buckinghamshire
£37,317 per annum + business mileage & excellent benefits
26 Oct 2018
23 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Property Surveyor / Building Surveyor
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
£37,317 per annum + business mileage & excellent benefits
Permanent, Full Time (37 hours per week, Monday - Friday)

This is a very exciting time to be joining Paradigm Housing Group. With 14,500 properties, a turnover of £115m and a substantial development and sales programme, we are making the most of our many opportunities in a challenging but rewarding environment. We have a clear and ambitious view of where we are as an organisation and where we need to get to; providing more homes for people who need them by running an efficient and successful business.

We are currently seeking for a professional Property Surveyor to join our team in White Hill on a permanent basis.

With strong experience in building surveys and repairs you provide effective advice and support on a range of issues that will ensure investment in the property asset portfolio. Further to this you will also carry out property asset inspections as required, diagnosing all building defects which will include structural, large voids, planned works, disrepair, MP, environmental and other ad hoc building projects.

Essentially you will also have experience of managing day to day maintenance surveys including Damp and Mould, Void and MX inspections. You will carry out activities relating to property assets that have become damaged through incident (emergency) i.e. Fire, flood, collision etc.

To be successful in this role you must have a HNC Building Construction or degree in Building Surveying and a professional RICS qualification would be beneficial. Experience of managing large projects from inception to completion including property alterations and or energy efficiency is a essential as well as knowledge and understanding of monitoring budgets.

Methodical in your approach you will have the ability to stay calm under pressure and apply your strong problem solving skills effectively. You must have the ability to prepare specifications, plans, schedule of works and also undertake inspections and report against HHSRS. Some experience in the housing field, preferably for a registered social landlord would be beneficial.

This post will be based at White Hill, Chesham however you may be required to work at any other premises which the group currently has or may later acquire within 25 miles of this, a full driving licence and vehicle is required.

At Paradigm, we work hard, strive for excellence, in return we offer a great place to work an attractive range of benefits such as Health Cash Plan, Bonus potential, competitive Pension options and 25 days Holiday on starting in addition to 3 days closure at Christmas as well as supporting flexible ways of working. We welcome applications  from all sections of the communities we work in.

Shortlisting will be conducted in line with the essential and desirable criteria set out in the person specification.