Assistant Building Surveyor Graduate Cardiff 2024

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RLB is an independent global construction and property consultancy providing management and advice throughout the built environment.

We are committed to creating value for our clients, achieving commercial success, project and programme success and optimised assets to projects across the world. We do this through our extensive expertise in cost management and quantity surveying, project and programme management, asset advisory and specialist consultancy.

Throughout our long history, our 4,300 people, working across 40 countries, have made a difference to our clients by combining fresh perspectives with sector expertise.

Together, we’re creating a better tomorrow through flawless execution today.

Role Overview

Our two-year graduate programme provides a dedicated and focused route to chartered status. You will gain exposure to high profile projects, supported by unrivalled learning and development.

There is no better way to learn than being immersed in teams working on leading, landmark projects around the world, sharing ideas and expertise, building relationships and collaborating.

Our first-class professional programmes include the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and the Professional Review Programme (PRP). Both are RICS and CIOB accredited and are completed over a two to three-year period. We also support other routes to chartership including Association for Project Management (APM) and other specialist professional qualifications.

And you’ll be doing all this with an award-winning, Investors in People Gold accredited employer. We’re also members of ENEI, bringing to life their ethos of equality and inclusion in the workplace, and we’re a RICS Inclusive Employer Quality Mark signatory. RLB is also a Disability Confident Level 1 Employer.

Department Overview

Our dedicated Building Surveying Team offers professional/regulatory services, project services and survey services, often in a combined and seamless service delivery offering. We proactively manage and undertake surveys, formulate designs and specifications, administer contracts, and offer other bespoke services to ensure our clients estate remains well maintained and achieves its full potential. Additionally, we provide extensive commercial and bespoke services including but not limited to dilapidations, lease advice, pre-acquisition surveys and specialist fire safety advice.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our service and enjoy long term relationships with our clients. We are a sector focused business actively operating and investing in Commercial, Residential, Education, Sports, Nuclear and Retail clients and projects.

Benefits, Rewards and Recognition

RLB will provide you with a flexible, friendly, inclusive, and creative environment in one of our UK offices to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We will support you to innovate, collaborate and build a meaningful career. Our strong network of people and knowledge will help expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects across the UK and potentially further afield.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including hybrid working, 28 days holiday + bank holidays (option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year), Company Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, , Rental Deposit Loan, Employee Assistance Programme, access to Dental Cover, Professional Memberships plus many more benefits.

At RLB, our aim is to create and enhance an inclusive workplace culture where diversity is not only accepted but valued and built into our company culture, creating opportunity for all. In order to support this, we recognise the importance of flexible and agile working and are open to having conversations on how this could work for you and our business from day one.

If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during any stage of the application or interview process, please contact our recruitment team at:

About us

Confidence today inspires tomorrow

With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.

Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.

RLB has released the 2022 edition of Perspective, a compilation of insights from members of the RLB team around the world.

Our values

At Rider Levett Bucknall doing the right thing matters and we believe we all have a responsibility to support the communities in which we live and work. Our global values are based on the following insights:

  • People

Promote fairness, equality of opportunity and well-being, invest in our people and value everyone’s contribution.

  • Industry

Lead by example and shape the future of our industry in everything we do.

  • Community

Support the communities in which we live and work and deliver sustainable social outcomes.

  • Customers

Challenge the norm, give fresh perspectives and deliver flawlessly.

  • Environment

Reduce our environmental footprint and collaborate to reduce the environmental impact of our industry.

  • Workplace

Provide an inclusive, safe working environment.

  • Business

Act with integrity, honesty and fairness in all our relationships.

  • Shareholders

Be a self-owned organisation, be financially robust, and deliver agreed financial plans.

DEADLINE 20th February 2024