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£30 -35,000 annual during training.


UK wide

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 My client, an insurance company, offers structural warranties to properties in the UK and Europe. They are a leading provider for these services. They have a network of Building Surveyors who are responsible for risk managing  and inspecting construction sites so that their clients can gain buildings insurance for their properties.

They are looking for Trainee Building Surveyors to be based all over the UK. The person will visit construction sites in their region and assess the progress of the build. 

  • Inspecting buildings being constructed and converted, working closely with Developers and Builders to ensure the works are in line with the Technical Manual and Building Regulations;
  • Carry out assessments at the start and completion of projects so that you can predict issues;
  • Keep in contact with Developers / Clients / Builders, offering technical advice and guidance;

Requirements: Essential

  • Graduate of construction / civil engineering / structural engineering 
  • Experience and knowledge of general building regulations and laws.
  • 2 years'+ experience working on building sites of commercial or domestic buildings e.g. as a Site Engineer.
  • Strong desire to become a risk surveyor.
  • Experience managing relationships with developers and builders 
  • Good English 
  • Driving license

Preferable / Desirable - A qualification in Building Inspections or Structural Engineering. This is NOT essential.

We offer:

Training - Candidates will spend the first 10 weeks of the job based at the head office, undertaking an intensive surveying course on construction sites based in the area. During this time, candidates will learn all about surveying procedures, technical standards and the role. After successful completion of the  training, they will then spend 10-12 weeks training on the job in another location in the UK. We cannot confirm the exact location until after first 12 week training period. A majority will be based in in London or surrounding towns we can discuss locations with you.
Salary of £30,000 - £35,000 GBP gross annual is offered for the first 6 month training period. This is dependent on skills, qualifications and technical knowledge evidenced during the interview.
  • Salaries after 6 months will be reviewed and there will be a possible increase of 10% based on performance. Then they will be reviewed annually.
  • A private serviced apartment is provided for free for the employee only for the first 10 weeks at HQ, for the second 10-12 week period accommodation is also for free.
  • Additional Benefits (during the 6-month training period) -  Accommodation and subsistence costs whilst training e.g. up to £25 per day for lunch and dinner;

Benefits Package - Following successful completion of their training period (subject to age and policy restrictions)

  • Life Insurance; Company Pension;
  • Private Medical Insurance; Permanent Health Insurance;
  • Car allowance for employees 45p per mile tax free or car lease scheme approx £300 per month + 0.15p per mile if travel is over 10,000 miles annually if necessary.
  • Training allowance to gain chartered engineer status in the UK with CABE.

Interviews are taking place in October 2018, with a start date on 1st Feb 2019. Please note you would need to be available during these periods.

Please apply for this job if you meet the criteria.

Apply here
UK Office
UK Office - Europe Solutions UK Ltd
University of Nottingham (UNIP)
Sir Colin Campbell Building, Triumph Rd Nottingham NG7 2TU, UK
London Office - Juxon House
100 St Paul's Churchyard
London EC4M 8BU, UK
Ph: (+44) 0845 337 5025
PL Office
Polish Branch - Europe Solutions Polska Sp. z o.o
Chmielna 134
ul. Chmielna 132/134
00-805 Warszawa, Poland
Ph: (+48) 22 489 52 24