Senior Building Surveyor


Atkins Search are recruiting for an ambitious Senior Building Surveyor to join an innovative, national, well-established Construction Consultancy based in central Leeds.

Please note that Building Surveyors are encouraged to apply for this role should you be seeking the next step in your career.


Established over 20 years ago, my client has grown from strength to strength, captivating their successful through repeat business and quality delivery.

Founded on mutual respect, they’re committed to their people, partners & clients, this Leeds-based Construction Consultancy are dedicated to developing strong, lasting, and sustained relationships.

With offices placed nationally, my client operates on a regional basis to allow for their specialist and trusted approach to produce exceptional results.


As Senior Building Surveyor you will be responsible for delivering interesting projects with a hands-on approach throughout the whole project life cycle from the initial design phase through to completion. Day to day responsibilities will require the Senior Building Surveyor to:

  • Inspect and advise on the design, construction, maintenance, repair, and refurbishment of all types of buildings and sites
  • Inspections to involve acquisition surveys, condition reports, measured surveys and defect investigations
  • Prepare reports, schedule of works and works specifications
  • Design and oversee works using recognised building contracts and to current technical standards.
  • Be able to undertake project work autonomously with sound knowledge on all aspects of professional consultancy services
  • Understand and apply other relevant legislation such as health and safety, party wall, building regulations and planning
  • Support and supervise APC candidates / junior members of staff
  • At all times to comply with the requirements of the Company’s administrative, personnel procedures and Health & Safety regulations


This position provides a perfect opportunity for the Senior Building Surveyor to demonstrate their ambition, drive and passion for customer service, as well as delivering core business values.

To be considered for the role of Senior Building Surveyor, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Construction related degree (or equivalent)
  • Chartered status with MRICS
  • Extensive experience and knowledge surrounding the consulting, surveying, architectural & planning industry
  • Exemplary experience in report writing and defect diagnosis/analysis
  • Experience in Contract Administration
  • Insurance repair project knowledge (preferred not essential)
  • Have a professional manner and exceptional interpersonal skills


My client’s core business focus is to work together to deliver lasting, successful, quality outcomes and create a positive legacy.

In return for your hard work and dedication, the Senior Building Surveyor will receive:

  • Highly competitive, generous basic salary (up to £65,000)
  • Development and progression opportunities
  • 10% Discretionary Bonus
  • 5% Matched Pension scheme
  • X3 Life Assurance
  • Family Private Medical Cover
  • 5k Critical Illness Cover
  • 26 Days Holiday + Bank Holiday (Holiday buy back – up to 5 days)
  • Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Day
  • Hybrid working (2 days from home) following successful completion of probation period

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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