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Trainee Building Surveyor

  • Employer: Portsmouth City Council
  • Reference: PCC/20/121291
  • Published: Mon 10/02/2020, 11:37 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 09/03/2020, 11:38 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,619 - £21,256 p.a.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Portsmouth City Council, Hampshire

Job Title: Trainee Building Surveyor - Fixed Term 1 Year Contract

    

Salary: Band 5 - £19,619 - £21,256

Ref: 2942 - 3611

37 Hours per week flexi-time                                    

     

 

 

Who are we looking for?

 

We are looking for people to join our Building Surveying Projects team who are currently studying an RICS accredited degree and are looking to gain practical building surveying and contract administration experience. Any relevant surveying work experience would be advantageous but is not essential.

 

What we can offer?

 

We are fully committed to helping you gain practical Building Surveying experience that is invaluable in improving your grades at University and setting you up to succeed with your APC.

     

 

 

We can offer a broad range of experience across our portfolio of 15,000 housing assets ranging from Victorian terrace houses through to new build properties as well as over 800 corporate assets, including commercial office buildings, leisure and educational facilities and unique buildings such as Southsea Castle and the Spinnaker Tower.

 

Whilst you will be given your own projects to understand we will always ensure that you have access to a range of Chartered Building Surveyors to pass on their knowledge to you and support your learning. Typical work would include;

     

 

 

  • Project work
    • Feasibility studies
    • Building surveys
    • Preparing specifications and tender packages
    • Planning and building regulation applications
    • Contract Administration (JCT Suite)
    • Project Management
    • Projects up to £250k

 

  • Full APC support
    • Allocated mentor and 1-2-1 support
    • Weekly supervisor meetings
    • Tailored workload to ensure relevant experience is gained
    • Fully funded training courses

 

 

 

 

 

  • Extensive benefits
    • Starting salary of £19,619p.a.
    • 26 days leave with bank holidays on top
    • Access to the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
    • Flexible working hours
    • Staff discounts at a range of companies including supermarkets and high street retailers
    • Access to Graduate Building Surveyor positions with PCC
    • Friendly work environment

 

Who is the person?

 

  1. Be studying for a RICS accredited undergraduate degree.

 

  1. Have a passion for Buildings and be keen to develop a career in Building Surveying.
             

 

 

  1. Be an excellent communicator and be able to work well in a team environment.

 

  1. Be extremely organised and display excellent attention to detail.

 

  1. Have basic CAD skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft packages.

 

  1. Have a full driving licence and provide a car for work, as you will be visiting various sites across Portsmouth and will need to travel effectively between them.

 

Additional information:

 

If you have any questions, or would like an informal discussion about the role, please call Adam Hardwick on 023 9283 4502 or email adam.hardwick@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

 

Closing date: Monday 9th March 2020 @ 12:00noon

 

Assessment Day: Wednesday 18th March 2020

 

Assessment

 

Candidates who are shortlisted will be invited to attend an assessment day in Portsmouth. The assessment day is structured to reflect the actual work you will be undertaking and will be used to assess you building surveying knowledge, analytical skills and your personal / team working skills.

 

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment day will be invited for a final formal interview on a mutually agreeable date. The interview will focus on your own knowledge and personal experiences.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Portsmouth City Council
  • Reference: PCC/20/121291
  • Published: Mon 10/02/2020, 11:37 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 09/03/2020, 11:38 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,619 - £21,256 p.a.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Portsmouth City Council, Hampshire

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