Trainee Surveyor job in Barnsley South Yorkshire

Trainee Surveyor | E.surv

Trainee Surveyor

Trainee Residential Surveyor Programme

As the future of e.surv, our trainee surveyors play a vital role in shaping our company. Surveying is in our DNA and we’re passionate about inspiring the next generation of property experts. If you’re thinking of training to be a residential surveyor, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve worked with our most experienced technical experts to develop a comprehensive training programme which gives our Trainees exposure to a wide range of property types and scenarios. You’ll also benefit from an established mentoring scheme.

If you join us, you can expect a friendly and resourceful central team providing invaluable support to all our customers and clients; a commitment to the personal and professional development of all our people. When you factor in the flexible benefits, Share Save and BAYE schemes, and our fresh approach to incentive earnings, you start to understand that we do things a little differently at e.surv. Do you have that certain something needed to join our team?

We’re now inviting applications for our 2019 intake of trainee surveyors. It’s a good time to become a surveyor, and an even better time to join e.surv.

Programme Eligibility.

To be considered for the trainee programme, you must be eligible for the 1-year route to AssocRICS accreditation and have a strong base knowledge of Residential Building Pathology. The criteria is:

  • A RICS or CIOB accredited degree or post-graduate qualification, plus a minimum of one-year industry relevant work experience.
  • A RICS approved HND, HNC, NVQ Level 3 diploma, BTEC or foundation degree, plus a minimum of two years of industry relevant work experience.
  • 4+ years of industry relevant experience.


A full list of the criteria can be found on the RICS website.

Our Trainee programme provides a highly practical introduction to residential surveying. You’ll be supported throughout the process via a combination of ongoing practical assessment, classroom-based training, and mentoring. You’ll spend approximately ten months shadowing our highly skilled surveyors and you’ll gain plenty of practical experience, allowing you to work through a variety of key competencies, including valuation and building pathology.

Armed with your knowledge and practical understanding, your mentor and supervisor will support you in preparation for your AssocRICS assessment. The assessment will lead to RICS Associate membership and demonstrates your competence to practice as an AssocRICS surveyor. This process takes approximately one year, during which you’ll obtain the necessary professional skills, knowledge and practical exposure to meet the requirements of becoming a residential surveyor.


Have you got that certain something needed to join our team?

  • Do you meet the eligibility criteria?
  • Do you have a genuine passion for property and strong pathology knowledge?
  • Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Are you able to work as part of a team and build effective working relationships?
  • Do you have strong problem solving and analytical skills, initiative and a proactive approach?


What’s in it for you?

Naturally, we expect you to work hard, learn quickly, ask lots of questions, and have some fun along the way. In return, you’ll benefit from the support and expertise of our experienced team, together with a competitive salary and a benefits package

Sound interesting?

We may be big, but e.surv has always been about quality, not quantity. To apply for a place on our Trainee programme, you must meet eligibility criteria. You will have, or be predicted to obtain a RICS/CIOB accredited Degree/Masters or international equivalent.   Alternatively, you will have 4+ years of employed experience in Estate Agency, Property Management or a Surveying related discipline. 


How to apply

If you’d like to apply for a place on our Trainee Residential Surveyor Programme, please click Apply. Please include your location preference from our list of advertised locations in your covering letter.


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  • Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire
  • Job Title: Trainee Surveyor
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