Assistant Property Flood Resilience Surveyor (Bedford based)

Do you want a career with a specialist company that is helping communities prepare for and become more resilient to climate change?

If you…

  • Want a mixture of site and office-based work in the Southeast but with opportunities for travel throughout the UK.
  • Enjoy the challenge of creating bespoke solutions to mitigate the risk of property flooding.
  • Would like to work on projects in the built environment with a diverse range of clients.
  • Like to work independently but with the support of a close-knit friendly team.
  • Are seeking support, training and experience towards a professional qualification.

Then why not apply for an Assistant PFR Surveyor role with RAB?

What you will be doing:

  • Supporting the delivery of Property Flood Resilience (PFR) projects across the United Kingdom.
  • Surveying buildings at risk from flooding to identify routes of water ingress, recommend PFR measures and complete post installation surveys to confirm correct installation of PFR measures.
  • Assess flood risk from any source using existing data and conduct appropriate surveys and tests (e.g., photographic surveys, topographic surveys).
  • Identify risks arising from installing PFR measures, including build-up of toxic gas from heating appliances and from Radon and landfill sources.
  • Write reports with appropriate conclusions and recommendations using plain English.
  • Support the production of health & safety and contract documents (specifications, bill of quantities, CDM risk assessments, Pre-Construction Information etc.)
  • Deliver projects to specified quality, time, and expenditure, feeding back challenges or opportunities to maximise business.
  • Supporting other areas of the business, providing business as usual and post flooding asset inspections for the Environment Agency and Lead Local Flood Authorities.

What you will need:

  • Degree level qualification in Environmental Science, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering or similar.
  • The ability and willingness to travel and work anywhere the UK.
  • Have good personal drive to succeed with a willingness to learn.
  • Be numerate and logical with good attention to detail. Enjoy analysing and problem solving by applying sound engineering/scientific judgement.
  • Have strong organisational skills and confident to plan work.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be empathetic towards those who have been impacted by flooding
  • Have a desire to help individuals and communities affected by flooding.
  • Be competent in the use of relevant IT software. 

What we offer our employees:

  • Competitive salaries.
  • Hybrid home/office working facilities and flexible hours.
  • Relevant training.
  • Support to achieve relevant formal qualifications and professional status (E.g., CIWEM, ICE, RICS)
  • Recognition of achievements and career progression opportunities.
  • A friendly team, open to new ideas and innovation.

To apply:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join our growing company then send a cover letter and CV to: joy.burton@rabconsultants.co.uk