Building Surveyor

Lincoln, United Kingdom
£33,199 per annum
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Salary: From £33,199 per annum
This is a full time post of 37 hours per week
Closing Date: Tuesday 16 April 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 02 May 2019

The University of Lincoln is a high achieving centre of academic excellence which has been recognised nationally and internationally. It is an ambitious, fast-paced dynamic organisation with multiple stakeholders which strives always to improve the student and staff experience and engagement with the wider Lincoln community.

In May 2018, the University of Lincoln rose to its highest ever position in The Guardian University Guide rising 25 places to 22nd in the national league table, driven by its success in student satisfaction and an impressive student continuation rate. Consequently,the University has been extremely successful in recruiting students to the University and the University continues to outperform the sector in this area. By 2022/23 – there will be in excess of 17,000 students and staff living and working across three sites in Lincoln City Centre, Riseholme and in Holbeach.

The Estates Department comprises a high performing team of estate professionals that continues to manage and develop a high quality estate. The University has an ongoing commitment to invest in its Estate through a capital plan which entails the completion of a number of multi-million pound projects both new build and refurbishment together with a host of minor capital and revenue projects. The Maintenance function is well established with significant growth planned in staff numbers to support both recent and planned growth – not least the addition of a Medical School and c.3,000 new bedspaces.

An opportunity has arisen for a Building Surveyor who will play a significant role in the University’s Maintenance Team as they establish new procedures and mechanisms for the delivery of programmes of works which address our current requirements. The post holder is a key member of the team and will be expected to adopt a flexible working approach and be able to adapt to the demands placed upon the team.

The post holder will support the Head of Maintenance through the provision of high level technical skills and will assist in bringing forward new working practices and procedures to develop new departmental operations which drive an improvement in quality.