Graduate Building Project Surveyor (IRC241047)

Back Ground

STFC’s award winning graduate scheme offers structured training, a real job with real responsibilities from day one and a direct route to professional accreditation. It will allow you to use your degree in a dynamic, creative and collaborative culture.

STFC’s Estates and Facilities Management department are looking to recruit a graduate Building Project Surveyor. This department is responsible for the development of our three principal campuses; the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, the Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire and The Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, housing science and technology facilities, workshops and laboratories.

Summary of Key Duties 

You will be responsible for the successful delivery of assigned minor works to programme and within allocated budget. You will engage and consult with RAL stakeholders and connected third parties regarding Minor Projects and Measured Term Contracts, including the capture of “brief”, interpretation of requirements and preparation of Valued Engineered specifications, with the aid of the M & E Department and other specialists.

This role will see you take on some supervisory responsibilities for Major projects and Building Maintenance, managing externally appointed professional teams and contractors.

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  • Liaise with the client to interpret and define project requirements, scope and budget prior to works instruction
  • Prepare estimates, specifications and tender documents relating to Minor Projects and Measured Term Contracts at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
  • Instruct, implement and manage projects using NEC3 TSC and NEC3 ECC processes and protocols
  • Procurement and supervision of contractors with minimal impact to the site location, including works coordination, integration, Safety and Quality assurance
  • Assist the Quantity Surveyor through the supply of robust cost management information for assigned projects, including the valuation and reconciliation of Measured Term Contracts
  • Ensuring CDM requirements are met for relevant schemes, including the issuing F10 notices where appropriate
  • Project management of various projects incorporating all building disciplines, with assistance for M & E and other specialist trades
  • Ensure the Users acceptance and sign off the completion of Minor Project works.

The above duties will require limited travel and may involve occasional overnight stays.

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: May 29, 2017
  • Salary: £26,297
  • Location: Didcot
  • Region: London and South East
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural
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