Assistant Surveyor

Date 24/03/21

Location Beenham, near Reading

If you have an RICS-accredited or property-related degree and want a varied and interesting job that will grow with you, how about joining our award-winning waste management and quarrying business? As Assistant Surveyor, you will support the five-strong Estates team that manages Grundon’s large and diverse property portfolio, including industrial, agricultural, residential, leisure and commercial assets. You will join our Beenham office, near Reading, on a permanent full-time contract and earn a competitive salary and great benefits, including:
- Company car (you must live or be willing to relocate to within a 40-mile radius of Beenham)
- Pension scheme – 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)

About the Assistant Surveyor role
As Assistant Surveyor, you will 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 our Assistant Surveyor
- A degree in surveying or other property qualification.
- You’re working towards RICS qualification (we will support and put you through the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC)). 
- Entry-level experience in, or working knowledge of, property management.
- Ideally, entry-level experience of construction, farming, minerals or waste.
- Effective communicator with strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
- Full UK driving licence.

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri, 9am-5.30pm, though flexibility is required.

Grow with Grundon
In 2020, we were recognised as one of the UK's top performing private companies when we were ranked in the prestigious Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table for the second year running. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Grundon success story as Assistant Surveyor and help to secure the company’s future growth. 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 do apply as soon as possible. 

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