Munday and Cramer

Building Surveying Apprenticeship

Could you be our next apprentice?

Munday + Cramer is an experienced multi-disciplinary practice, offering high level professional Building Surveying, Project Management and Architecture services with the built environment for over 40 years. With a client base spanning 145 public and private organisations across the education, commercial, residential, and healthcare sectors, we maintain a diverse portfolio of projects throughout London and the surrounding Counties.

 

 

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic learner to join our team as an Apprentice Building Surveyor. In this role, you will collaborate closely with our dynamic team of senior chartered surveyors and apprentices, working on a variety of unique projects. This presents an excellent opportunity to start your career, expand your professional network, and facilitate your growth within the industry.

M+C staff looking out on a school field

Job Description

The role will sit within the Project Management team primarily, liaising with the Project Managers and Consultants to deliver projects on behalf of clients.  The role will involve assisting in developing scheme & estimate/funding applications, specifications and tender packages, site visits, project administration and other such duties to deliver the professional service that Munday + Cramer provide.

What will I do?

Being a Building Surveyor is both a varied and rewarding career – but what is the role of a qualified building surveyor and what tasks will your apprenticeship training enable you to deliver once you are qualified?  When you have completed your training programme, you will be expected to carry out the following on a regular basis:

  • Undertake condition surveys and reports on schools and other buildings
  • Advise on environmental, health and safety issues of buildings.
  • Provide advice in relation to legal and planning issues.
  • Deal with planning and building regulations applications.
  • Offer advice on property alterations and improvements.
  • Undertake school condition surveys and reports.
  • Liaise with educational establishments to determine capital funding applications.
  • Prepare specifications for tender issue.
  • Undertake contract administration roles.
  • Prepare documents such as site visit /Health & Safety reports, minutes and contract administration certificates ensuring compliance with quality assurance procedures.
  • Collate, organise and issue documentation to facilitate the delivery of projects.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function, commensurate with the responsibilities of the role.

Requirements and Skills:

We are seeking A-Level School Leaver or equivalent with the following qualifications:

  • 112 UCAS tariff points; this is the equivalent to A-Level B-B-C or BTEC National Diploma DMM (1x Distinction and 2x Merits)
  • GCSE Mathematics & English at Grade 4 (New Structure) or Grade C (Old Structure) or above.

Of course, qualifications are essential when becoming a Building Surveyor, but so are personal skills, both those you already possess and those you can build on throughout your career.

The following are key skills required of Building Surveyors:

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Strong numerical analysis and analytical thinking.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and develop relationships.
  • Creative approach to problem solving.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Patience and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Highly organised with effective time management skills to meet project timescales.
  • The ability to use your initiative.
  • Resilience and determination.
  • Teamwork and self-motivation skills, and commercial awareness.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Company benefits:

Be part of a friendly and encouraging team environment is fundamental to us along with benefits designed to engage and support our employees.

  • Enhanced annual leave allowance of 25 days per year plus bank holidays, with an incremental increase to 28 days.
  • Christmas shutdown period.
  • Company pension scheme – M+C contribute 3% / employee 5%.
  • Non-contractual bonus scheme, based on business performance.
  • Pension bonus waiver.
  • Enjoy flexible hybrid methods of working.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Dedicated mentor.
  • Business mileage payable at 45p per mile.
  • Professional membership subscription.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Employee telephone counselling service.
  • Gain opportunities to network with industry professionals.

Working at M+C

Munday + Cramer believe our staff are our greatest asset.

Established originally as a small family run business, during our growth we have continually strived to create an environment that looks after the wellbeing of all, delivers learning and development opportunities with inclusion and diversity being paramount.

Encouraging positive wellbeing is a key priority and it has always been our ambition for Munday + Cramer to be more than just somewhere you come to work.

Munday + Cramer remains fully committed to the promotion of a work-life balance for all employees and as a result, we operate agile and hybrid models of working.

Benefits of becoming an apprentice:

Work-based approach allowing you to deliver impact in the workplace as you learn
Become Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor (RICS) member
Study while you work, with no tuition fees
Network with industry professionals early in your career

What have our apprentices got to say?

“The experience so far has been really rewarding. The day to day work gives you indispensable first hand experience that you’d struggle to get on a full time course, and the university education expands your knowledge on areas that would rarely be touched upon in certain practices. An example of this would be: at work you learn how to deal with and manage client expectations and at university they teach you about the advancements in sustainable construction. The university cannot replicate the experience gained from the handling of clients.”
Sam Guttridge
Building Surveyor
“I would recommend aspiring induvials to consider an apprenticeship. It is more than a job; it is a journey of growth, skill development, and personal achievement, setting the stage for a fulfilling and successful career.”
Josh Wells
Apprentice Building Surveyor

Our Recruitment Process

Application Form

Work Experience Day

Interview