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Principal Surveyor - Estates And Facilities

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Posted: 16/05/2019
Reference: 764616
Job Type: Contract
Location: Cambridgeshire, England (map)
Salary: £27.63 - £27.63
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Principal Surveyor - Estates And Facilities


A new opportunity has become available to be responsible for managing and motivating your team to ensure effective delivery of customer focussed services on time and within budget.


Duties will include

  • Inspection of and reporting on the condition of all property.
  • Preparing estimates.
  • Preparing plans, schedules, specifications, estimates and tender documents.
  • Obtaining tenders, issuing of works orders, supervision of works and settlement of accounts.
  • Preparing committee reports and attending committee meetings as required from time to time by the post’s line manager or head of service.
  • Preparing Schedules of Condition for lease documents.
  • Preparing Schedules of Dilapidation and negotiating settlements of dilapidation claims with Council tenants and landlords.
  • Update or carry out new Fire Insurance Valuations.
  • Carry out fire and other relevant property related risk assessments and identify, cost and report on appropriate remedial measures to reduce risks to acceptable levels.


  • Relevant experience
  • Providing customer focussed services
  • Significant experience at senior surveyor/engineer level and relevant experience within the building services industry.
  • Supervisory skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads
  • Project management
  • Problem solving skills
  • Use of standard PC applications
  • Knowledge of surveying principles and techniques
  • Contract management.


  • £27.63 ph
  • Temporary contract until August
  • Cambridge

Please apply as soon as possible or call Olivia on 0117 917 4560

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