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Building Surveyor CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 13 Apr 2021

Tip: Use the Building Surveyor CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Carol Jones

525 Malvern Rd
North Yorkshire
Mob: 0798 567 7855       Email: [email protected]

Personal profile statement

I am a highly organised and responsible building surveyor with excellent planning skills and experience of working on large-scale infrastructural projects, civil engineering works and refurbishments on residential, commercial and industrial sites. I am comfortable networking with colleagues and clients, consistently ensuring projects run on time and on budget. I am also acutely aware of all aspects of construction, including health and safety legislation, building regulations and various environmental issues. I am now ready to take the next step in my professional career and progress further in this field; bringing with me my surveying skills and experience to benefit your company.


  • Graduated with a 2:1 degree in BSc Building Surveying from Birmingham City University
  • Gained a number of vocational qualifications in building surveying and management
  • Practical experience of managing and overseeing a wide range of construction projects

Work experience

Jul 2015 – PresentBuilding Surveyor         RCS Construction

Main duties performed:

  • Managing a range of projects from the planning stage through to completion, including repairs to fire-damaged properties, upgrade/replacement of communal and emergency lighting, replacement windows and doors, and re-roofing of flats
  • Preparing and carrying out land and structural surveys on a variety of structures, including grade 2 listed buildings and residential new builds
  • Preparing project specifications, bills of quantities, schematic drawings, estimates, structural calculations and other relevant documentation for works involving refurbishment, remodelling and extensions
  • Preparing and monitoring all surveying equipment
  • Conducting measured building surveys; floor plans/elevations and sections
  • Assessing the environmental impact of buildings and construction projects
  • Advising clients on the various requirements of construction projects
  • Advising on construction law and assisting clients with planning applications
  • Advising on the health and safety factors of the works and ensuring that projects meet rigorous building regulations
  • Ensuring that structures have the relevant accessibility requirements for people with disabilities and other impairments
  • Managing service contracts; fire risk, waste management, grounds maintenance
  • Liaising with in-house project management teams and subcontractors
  • Supervising and controlling works carried out by sub-contractors
  • Managing, training and mentoring junior surveyors on surveying procedures, behaviour on projects and on computer processing in the office
  • Driving to and from building sites over long distances
  • Working in all weather conditions and in unsociable hours (when required)

Feb 2013 – Jun 2015Assistant Land Surveyor           P&P Partners

Main duties performed:

  • Assessing, surveying and recording land and structure specifications
  • Conducting topographical surveys
  • Assessing the structural integrity of buildings and surrounding infrastructure
  • Advising clients on the management and preservation of a range of both new and historical sites and buildings
  • Determining the environmental viability of existing builds and making recommendations on energy efficiency and consumption
  • Developing daily, weekly and monthly reports for the Site Manager


2010 – 2013BSc Building Surveying (Hons)Birmingham City UniversityGrade achieved: [2:1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Residential Construction (72%)
  • Construction Law and Ethics (69%)
  • Design and Planning (66%)
  • Structures and the Environment (63%)
  • Time Management (81%)
  • Final Year Project (60%)

2008 – 2010
Results: Design and Technology: A ICT: B Creative Technology: B
A LevelsAshfield East College


  • Level 3 in Construction Law and Building Regulations
  • RICS Foundation Award in Quantity Surveying
  • P405 Management of Asbestos in buildings (2017)
  • Plant Safety Awareness (Plant Master Dumpers up to 10 Tonne)
  • CSCS Health and Safety Award (CITB Gold Card)


  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to manage construction budgets responsibly and distribute resources effectively
  • In-depth technical knowledge with an assured understanding of all Health and Safety and Construction related regulations including; HHRRS, Planning and Building Regulations
  • Calm under pressure, reflected in my ability to cope in a demanding work environment and manage a wide range of responsibilities
  • Excellent IT skills in AutoCAD, CAD and Microsoft Office

Hobbies and interests

In my spare time, I enjoy a range of aerobic activities, including running and cycling. I also enjoy driving, and currently hold a full driving licence with no driving convictions.


Mr Jack Brown
Director, RCS Construction
Address: 6 Vinery Rd, Chester, CJ2 7EH
Tel: 0773 5639 8995
Email: [email protected]
Mr Steven Clarkson
Manager, P&P Partners
Address: 88 Edward St, Cumbria, CLO 8YY
Tel: 0780 4531 6784
Email: [email protected]

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  • Focus on the whole job, and not part of it: As a Building Surveyor, your main job is to create, look after and improve buildings. It is highly recommended that you mention the key skills and abilities for all the aspects of your job, and not focusing on a single part. For example, conducting surveys is a major part of the job so, naturally, it requires considerable attention on your CV. However, time management, attention to detail, ability to produce technical documentation, and producing designs using design tools are some other critical aspects of the job that you shouldn’t forget about mentioning on your CV.

Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £25.000 – £50.000
    Degree and Work Experience
    38+ hours per week


  • Writing Skills
    Excellent writing skills to write clear and concise reports and technical documentation
  • Organisational Skills
    Methodically running different projects and meeting deadlines
  • Observation Skills
    Ensuring that no “small details” are overlooked when working on projects
  • Design Skills
    Producing excellent technical designs that are accurate and precise
  • Negotiating
    Using appropriate techniques to move others to action or to gain agreements
  • Budgeting
    Ability to plan a budget and make long- and short-term projections

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