Assistant Building Surveying

  • Pellings
  • London, UK
  • Mar 08, 2023
Full time Building Surveyor/Senior/Associate Construction Project Manager Graduate Construction Assistant Construction

Job Description

About us

At Pellings, we provide solutions to bring our clients' visions to life. We feel proud of the positive impact we have made to local spaces and the value we have added to communities within London, the South East and surrounding areas. Over the last 46 years, we have grown from our modest beginnings as a Building Surveying practice to become a major provider of integrated design, property and construction consultancy services. 

Our success over the years can be attributed to a number of factors, such as our strong technical and creative expertise, highly professional staff and integrated service approach. However, at the heart of it is our passion and commitment to supporting our clients in meeting their challenges and delivering long-term value.

The opportunity 

You will become an integral part of our fantastic Building Surveying team while working on a variety of residential, education, commercial and civic projects. Our experienced team will give you the support needed to oversee and, in time, run your own projects from inception to completion, all while completing core APC competencies. 

We will provide you with a structured training programme within a cohort of colleagues at similar points on their APC journey. 

Our structured training programme includes:

  • Presentations on Level 1&2 competencies
  • Q&A sessions
  • Meetings with counsellor/supervisor to review process, sign off competencies and monitor the suitability of work being undertaken
  • Case study review

Day to day duties:

  • Assisting on technical projects
  • Overseeing works on site
  • Preparing and submitting applications for statutory consent and liaising with relevant authorities 
  • Preparing existing proposed drawings in CAD
  • Drafting work specifications
  • Leading on tender activities and Contractor selection
  • Building defects analysis 

 Our team provides our clients with a range of services including:

  • Large framework contracts for London Boroughs, Councils and Housing Associations
  • Refurbishment and Maintenance Programmes
  • Contract Administration
  • Project Management
  • Employers Agent
  • Building defects analysis
  • Conditions surveys
  • Professional technical duties, including Party Wall matters, Disrepair etc.

Types of projects you will be working on:

  • Carbon Resilience
  • Fire Safety Works, including cladding
  • Community regeneration projects
  • Community centres and Civic projects
  • Sustainable New Build projects, including housing developments, schools and community centres
  • Education expansions and refurbishment
  • Maintenance and refurbishment of corporate buildings
  • Decarbonisation
  • Programmes of external decoration and repairs
  • Residential disability adaptations

For more information about life at Pellings and how to apply, don't hesitate to get in touch with our Talent Manager, Rachel Gilchrist, at



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