Building Surveying Placement at GVA UK

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
Ongoing
Regions
Central London and City North East North West Scotland South West Wales West Midlands Yorkshire and Humberside
Town/City
Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle
Salary
Competitive
Role May Involve
Property/Real Estate Surveying
GVA UK Overall Rating

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About GVA UK

Who are we? We’re a trusted advisor to the real estate industry. As one of the UK’s leading companies in this industry, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with a range of services to support a project from start to finish. Our rich heritage gives us the edge when it comes to understanding this ever-changing market.

GVA’s Building Consultancy team is one of the largest teams of its kind in the UK. Building Consultancy provide professional advice and solutions to a large range of clients. The seamless integration of our skills and processes deliver an unrivalled commitment to the success of our client’s projects.

GVA’s main business is to provide multi-disciplinary consultancy advice within the property industry. Building Consultancy is a significant entity within the company as a whole and provides property advice to external clients as well as providing advice to other departments within the firm.

Building Surveying Placement

You will be involved in a range of challenging projects from initial client briefing and inspections through to project design, report writing and site supervision. In joining the Building Consultancy team, you will enjoy a high quality and diverse range of instructions, supervised by highly qualified and experienced professionals, together with exposure to our public sector and blue-chip client base.

Responsibilities in your role will include:

  • Contract administration / project management of construction projects
  • Design work and specification writing for construction projects
  • Preparation of budget costs / cash flow forecasts for construction projects
  • Feasibility studies
  • Defect analysis / specification of repair work
  • Inspections (Building Surveys, Schedules of Condition, Schedules of Dilapidations)
  • Report writing
  • Reinstatement Cost Assessments (insurance assessments)

Person Specifications

  • Resilient and adaptable
  • Commercially aware with knowledge of GVA
  • Driven and motivated
  • Articulate and confident
  • Professional and persuasive
  • Working knowledge of all I.T Office packages
  • Confident networker
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Good problem-solver
  • Strong planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive on following up potential leads

Requirements

We look for undergraduates on-track for a 2:1, Merit or above level in any degree subject. You must be able to demonstrate a passion for and commitment to the Real Estate industry.

Key Information

  • You are only allowed to make one application, therefore please ensure you apply for the vacancy you are most interested in.
  • Please allow 2-3 weeks for your application to be reviewed

How to apply

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