Trainee/Assistant Surveyor

Date 11/01/21

Location Beenham, near Reading

Are you interested in property and land management? Whether you’ve recently left college or are contemplating a career change, here’s a fantastic opportunity to join us as Trainee Surveyor, with a clear prospect of training, progression and gaining a professional qualification.

Grundon is a successful and forward-thinking waste management and quarrying company with a five-strong Estates team that you will be part of. The team manages our large and diverse property portfolio, including industrial, agricultural, residential, leisure and commercial assets, so it’s really interesting! As Trainee Surveyor, you’ll join our Beenham office, near Reading, on a permanent contract and earn a competitive salary, company car and other fantastic benefits, including:

- Pension scheme – auto-enrolment on your first day with us. You contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this.
- Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one).
- Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period).
- Perks at Work reward and discount scheme.
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms).
- Optional Health Cash Plan to help you manage the cost of your everyday healthcare.
- Employee Assistance Programme – confidential and accessible 24/7.

What you'll be doing as Trainee Surveyor
We’ll train you up and you’ll also have the opportunity to gain your professional surveying qualification by being mentored through your RICS
(Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors). You’ll deal with all aspects of Estates, including land and property management, meeting with contractors (for example, a tree planter or fence repairer), visiting a potential new site, talking to a prospective tenant about renting land, in the office agreeing new tenancy agreements – no two days are the same in this role! Your duties will include:
- helping to create value-added development opportunities from the portfolio;
- rent reviews, and assisting with the management of leases and licences;
- managing contractors and consultants undertaking work.

What we're looking for in you
- Whilst experience isn’t necessary, a genuine interest in land management and property, plus an aptitude to learn, is.
- Excellent verbal and written communicator.
- A good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Full UK driving licence.

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.30pm (flexibility required).

Interested in joining the Grundon success story as Trainee Surveyor? Click apply! No agencies please.

Please note: We don’t use closing dates, but interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so please apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Trainee Surveyor on 11.01.2021

 

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential