Senior Building Surveyor


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for a Senior Building Surveyor to join an award-winning, innovative, and collaborative Construction Consultancy based in Derbyshire.

If you are an experienced Building Surveyor looking to progress into a Managing Surveying role, your application will also be considered.


Based in rural Derbyshire, our trusted client is a multi-disciplined
and employee-focused Construction Consultancy, known for successfully delivering a variety of high-quality services to clients across all property sectors. With a collaborative culture founded on mutual respect and trust, they are dedicated to their people, partners and clients.

  • Award-winning Construction Consultancy, with an established reputation
  • Multi-disciplinary offering: Cost Management, Project Management, Design and H&S
  • Operating across various local frameworks, providing a full order book
  • Guaranteed framework agreement for the next 10 years
  • Local Authority, Infrastructure, Residential, Heritage / Conservation, Education, Leisure
  • Exciting growth plans to increase turnover and expand regionally
  • Open, transparent, collaborative and connected senior leadership team
  • Cohesive, supportive, inclusive and employee-focused culture
  • Locally trusted, with regionally based projects across the East Midlands


As the Senior Building Surveyor, reporting into the Associate Building Surveyor, you will be working alongside major public sector clients and Commercial Developers on a variety of interesting projects across the Midlands.

Daily duties and responsibilities will consist of:

  • Hands on delivery of building surveying services
  • Dilapidations
  • Party wall & Principal Designer
  • Client development
  • Financial forecasting
  • Assisting with the growth of the team
  • Leading projects
  • Client management and development
  • Technical reviews to manage the quality of services
  • Mentoring/managing junior members of the team


The ideal candidate for the Senior Building Surveyor vacancy will have extensive experience across the building surveying profession, working across multiple industry sectors, as well as:

  • RICS, MRICS or APC (or working towards)
  • Consultancy experience (desirable)
  • Strong technical building surveying background
  • Experience of autonomously delivering projects
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Excellent communication and client facing skills
  • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • An analytical mind combining excellent written and oral skills to produce considered and robust reports and recommendations


This unique role has excellent prospects for a Senior Building Surveyor who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. It’s a truly a fantastic opportunity for an experienced or aspiring Senior Building Surveyor to become integral to locally trusted and growing Construction Consultancy based in Derbyshire.

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Annual bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Annual salary review
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Regular social events
  • Hybrid, flexible remote working
  • Clear career progression path
  • Free parking
  • Company perks, discounts and high street deals
  • Professional subscriptions
  • APC support

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.

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