Building Surveying - Student Placement

Jacobs Limited · Competitive · Greater London

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We currently have an opportunity for a Placement Year Building Surveyor within our Building Surveying team based in London. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomises the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

You will join us in the summer period and join our community of interns under our programme called Jacobs Campus. This programme will allow you to work with a mentor who will work with you in identifying areas of learning so that when you leave you have a portfolio of learning experiences to make reference to. There will also be opportunities to network through your community and other networks across Jacobs in various experiences that will be on offer.



The successful candidate will be in the process of completing an RICS accredited degree in Building Surveying and looking for a 3rd year placement.

The role will be to work as part of the Building Surveying team in central London on a wide variety of projects from small reactive maintenance projects to £1m+ refurbishment projects.

For this role we are looking for someone with the following abilities:

  • Specification and tender document writing
  • Undertaking building defect inspections and reports
  • Working with contractors and other disciplines within Jacobs
  • Project management and Contract administration
  • Working on and an interest in, heritage buildings
  • Good understanding of AutoCad and Microsoft programs

A key attribute of this person will be the desire to grow personally and professionally. You will continue building on our global culture of caring fostering a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees.

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