Founded in 1901, The Club is the oldest and largest in the world for all forms of camping. We operate a network of more than 100 UK Club Sites, 15 Camping in the Forest sites and ReadyCamp, all in beautiful locations.
We are currently recruiting for a Building Surveyor. The successful applicant will be part of a team responsible for our network site repairs and capital projects. We are committed to a strategic plan and invest £5m each year into our network.
Our assets are varied in size and location, we own, manage or lease over 140 sites across the UK. This is a great opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of projects of different value and take ownership of each step, working alongside an immediate team, site staff, contractors and external agencies. All to ensure sites are developed, maintained and operating at optimum efficiency for the benefit of our customers.
The posts day to day duties involve:
Design/Build Refurbishment and Improvement Schemes
Prepare CAD Drawings and Designs
Tender Submissions and Preparations of Specifications
Team and Department Support
Applicants should be able to demonstrate many of the following skills and experience:
Surveying and measuring skills
Drawing preparation using CAD
IT computer building services packages, including Microsoft Project
Ability to produce and communicate technical information in drawn and written format
Knowledge of current building legislation, construction practices and materials, Contract Administration and Forms of Contract and CDM Regulations
The ability to deal courteously and effectively with internal clients and members of the public
Experience of green field sites
Knowledge of external agencies eg. Environment Agency, English Heritage, etc.
Some knowledge of mechanical and electrical installations
The post involves travel to different sites across the United Kingdom, mostly during close season when projects are being scoped or live. We provide hotel accommodation and a company car (or car allowance).
This is a great opportunity to be involved in the continuous improvement of The Camping and Caravanning Club. We might be the world’s oldest and largest Club for all forms of camping, but our ideas and services are forward thinking and industry leading. We offer a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and a great working environment.