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Those working in building surveying often work in an advisory capacity on all aspects of construction and property. Work in this field includes both designing and developing new buildings and restoring and maintaining existing ones, including those of historic or architectural importance
The many and varied duties carried out in a building surveying role include monitoring projects, assessing repair proposals, preparing documents for tender, handling planning applications, and advising on presentation, management, energy efficiency and environmental impact. It may also be necessary to give evidence in court when there has been a breach in building regulations
Building surveyors need to have completed a degree course accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Relevant degrees, which can also be studied for while training at a surveying firm, include surveying, construction, building engineering and civil engineering. Newly qualified surveyors can expect salaries of between £18,000 and £22,000, which can rise to £38,000 over time. More senior staff within building surveying with chartered status may receive up to £50,000.
Building Surveyors are required to advise clients of property and construction areas. Their duties are related to supervision of development and design of home extensions and new buildings. They also advise on the conservation and restoration of historic buildings. Their clients can be individual home owners and commercial, leisure, industrial, and retail property developers.
Building Surveyors usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Identifying building defects.
• Completing land surveys.
• Writing technical reports.
• Advising on property legislation.
• Preparing budgets and contracts.
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£170 per Annum
Bury, England, gb
£110 per Annum
Stonnall, England, gb
Up to £35,000 per annum
Brentwood, Essex, South East, UK
Up to £75,000 per annum
City of London, London, South East, UK
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, gb
£38000 - £42800/annum
East Midlands, United Kingdom
Exeter, England, gb
£35k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
London, South East, UK
Up to £55,000 per annum + package
West London, London, South East, UK
£50k - 70k per year
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, South East, UK
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