Senior Surveyor

Location: Takeley
Organisation: Weston Homes
Contract Type: Permanent

A little bit about the role...

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Surveyor to join our flagship development in Barking. We’re delivering over 1200 units across 12 blocks ranging from 7-28 storeys, with our phases 1 & 2 underway, you will have the opportunity to lead our future phases and work closely with the wider team.

You’ll be joining our London & East Anglia Division, which covers a wide geographical patch in addition to the above project the following schemes are live:

  • Brentwood – 60 new build apartments
  • Bury St Edmunds – 172 new build apartments
  • Stanway – 1000 Units – mixture of houses and apartments

You will be responsible for...

The successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Advise on specification and technical relating to commercial matters
  • Attend Pre-development, Pre-start, Post contract, Design and Project Team meetings as required.
  • Prepare and chair meetings including but not limited to Subcontract and Project Coordination meetings
  • Ensure procurement of subcontractors and materials to programme and budget
  • Ensure subcontractors are approved in accordance with procedures
  • Monitor production of information and advises on financial feasibility of design
  • Monthly production of CostCo
  • Familiar with contract documentation to ensure a working knowledge
  • Management and development of trainee and assistant members of the commercial team

What we will offer you...

As a valued employee you will be rewarded with the following:

  • Highly competitive Annual Salary
  • A company vehicle or car allowance and fully expensed fuel card for personal and professional mileage
  • Generous company pension (employer contribution up to 10%)  increasing with length of service
  • Private healthcare for employees, partner and children up to the age of 21
  • 22 days holidays, plus English bank holidays, plus the Christmas shutdown (not deducted from your holiday allowance)
  • Life Insurance – 4x salary
  • Income Protection
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus depending on company performance
  • Fully equipped gym at head office – Health Checks, Gym Programmes, and Healthy Lifestyle Sessions 
  • Extensive training and development opportunities 
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity Pay
  • In house Occupational Health Nurse
  • Long Service Awards
  • Vouchers to celebrate marriage, the birth / adoption of a child
  • Comprehensive social calendar including but not limited to; Family Fun Day; Company Bowling, Christmas Party and various activities and sporting events throughout the year. 

What we'd like in return...

As a successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role 
  • Bsc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent (Desirable)
  • RC Frame knowledge adventurous but not essential 
  • High level of analytical skills
  • Computer literate
  • Full UK Driving Licence (willingness to travel to variable site locations)
  • CSCS Card

Finally, a little more about us...

Weston Homes Plc are a residential developer prominent across Greater London, Essex and the surrounding areas within the South East of England. We call ourselves ‘opportunists’, we have everything in-house, which puts us in the driver’s seat. Our developments are all bespoke from new build residential, regenerations, traditional build through to refurbishment projects.


We’re proud to say we’ve recently won 5 industry awards for the the second consecutive year, we are proud to have received the Gold award for ‘Best Medium Housebuilder’, plus Gold award for ‘Best Sustainable Development’ – Abbey Quay, Barking,  Silver award for ‘Best Starter Home’ – Springfield Park, Maidstone. 


Our people are our greatest asset, we not only build homes for life – we build careers for life.

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