Graduate/Assistant Building Surveyor – Edinburgh

Job Title       Graduate /Assistant Building Surveyor

Location      Edinburgh

Job Summary     

Due to increasing workload, we are currently seeking a Graduate/Assistant Building Surveyor in our Edinburgh office, assisting our established building surveying team. The key experience requirements are as follows:

  • Measured surveys: preparation of floor plans, elevations, and details on AutoCAD (must be AutoCAD proficient).
  • Building surveys: condition surveys, schedules of condition, defects diagnosis inspections, detailed measured surveys.
  • Project building surveying: design including the preparation of AutoCAD drawings, preparation of statutory consent applications, preparation of tender documents, project monitoring and contract administration.
  • Building pathology: identifying building defects and failures and developing solutions including advice on estimated costs and programme.
  • Property management: preparation of planned maintenance programmes including elemental cost preparation.
  • CDM services (desirable but not essential) preparation of pre-construction information and health and safety files.

This role provides a challenging and rewarding opportunity to develop within a dynamic team, supported by a medium-sized multi-professional consultancy.

The role is a full-time position.

Skills and experience required

Ideally you will have:

  • Building Surveying BSc or BSc (Hons) degree (accredited by RICS) or working towards
  • Competency in using AutoCAD and measured survey (essential)
  • Knowledge of refurbishment and alteration of existing buildings
  • Relevant building surveying consultancy experience (desirable but not essential)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to progress your career with a leading consultancy
  • Full UK driving licence and have use of own vehicle.


We value and promote a positive work-life balance and encourage every member of our team to get involved with community and company events. Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation.  You will receive a competitive market salary that will match your skills and experience, as well as the following benefits:

  • Profit share scheme
  • Laptop and smart phone to facilitate home working under our flexible hybrid working policy
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days’ annual leave + Public Holidays
  • Professional subscriptions
  • RICS APC support and mentoring

For Further Details

If you are interested in this role in Edinburgh, please send your CV and a covering letter to

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