Building Surveyor

We are a successful and expanding multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Kent. Established for over 30 years, we have a varied client and project base from all sectors of the construction industry including education, housing, leisure, commercial and transport.

Frankham Oxford has a requirement for a Building Surveyor experienced in the application of technology, building design and construction to be an integral part of the team with specific skills in a supporting role. This would ideally suit an APC Candidate.


Project inception

Requirements are for the collation, organisation and investigation of technical information for use during the development of the project design.

  • Collating and organising technical information.
  • Investigating technical information and factors that affect developments, including user needs, site and building surveys and regulatory requirements.

Project Planning

  • Monitoring health and safety in design
  • Preparing regulatory applications
  • Project programming

Design Process

Requirement for the application of technology, building design and construction.

  • Preparing design proposals using CAD and traditional methods.
  • Contributing to the detailed design process and co-ordinating detailed design information.
  • Preparing specifications for construction work.
  • Preparing relevant document deliverables noted above
  • Preparing drawings, plans and documents for statutory approvals
  • Contributing to design stage risk assessment.

Contract Management

Requirement to participate in the process.

  • Making site visits
  • Obtaining tenders for construction work
  • Contributing to meetings and document preparation

Previous Experience

  • At least 3 years associated experience

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • AutoCAD (essential)
  • Construction Technology including an understanding of JCT contracts
  • National Building Specification NBS
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Microsoft Project

Educational Requirements and Professional Qualifications

  • Progressing towards Chartered Membership of RICS
  • Building Surveying related degree

Personal Qualities

  • A positive working attitude with good communication skills and flexibility.
  • Client facing

To apply, please forward your CV together with salary requirement and availability to