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Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street, DD1 1LS
£36,945 - £41,363 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Description

Based at home and Dundee House, you will work full time, 37 hours per week. This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team responsible for maintaining a large and diverse commercial property portfolio across the City of Dundee. Building Surveying Services is a key support unit for Dundee City Councils operational buildings and comprises over 30 staff members ranging from Surveyors, Fire Risk Assessors, Mechanical and Electrical Technicians, Clerk of Works, Facility Assistants and Property Officers. The Building Surveyor will engage directly with team members, external consultants and other in-house professions assisting coordinate, maintain and report on a property portfolio of over 800 properties. The City of Dundee is dynamic and modern, offering a unique quality of life. Education, arts, and culture have been central to recent developments, while the City is also a world leader in the fields of biotechnology and digital media. Dundee is the UK's first UNESCO City of Design, it was named the coolest little City in Britain by GQ magazine, was listed in Lonely Planet's Best in Europe and was described as one of seven cities to watch by CNN. Exciting and complex construction development opportunities lie ahead, with some forming part of the £300 million Tay Cities Deal. The Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc and Eden Project Dundee are further examples of Dundee’s bold and creative ambition. You can be part of this exciting journey, helping to facilitate opportunities and ensure construction developments within the City are designed and built to meet the end users' needs, safety standards, further sustainable development and energy efficiency. With properties ranging in size and complexity from golf starters boxes to the V&A, you will be involved with an array of property matters. If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact David Paterson on 01382 433611 or email


You will have a Degree/Diploma in Building Surveying RICS approved.


To assist in the provision of a full property maintenance service, including contract procurement, cost/budget control and in ensuring that the Estates Section of the Department implements and manages a full Health & Safety regime, for all properties for which it has a responsibility.

The Individual

You will have a knowledge and understanding of dilapidations, condition surveys, contract administration and defect analysis, CDM, client designer, contractors' duties and of Fire Regulations and Asbestos Regulations. You will have good IT skills. You will be able to think clearly and logically and have a positive attitude to participative teamwork. You will have analytical/interpretative skills and problem solving approach. You will have good written and oral communications skills, be creative and imaginative thinker and be able to work out with normal working hours, as the job demands.
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