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Chestnut Homes are one of the leading new home developers in the county, and enjoy an enviable reputation for our quality developments, both in terms of design and construction standards.



Location: Lincoln

Industry: Construction

Contract: Full Time

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Dependent on experience

Deadline: 15/11/2016

Chestnut Homes, established in 1988, are one of the leading new homes developers in the County with an enviable reputation for not only building high quality homes, but also for staff retention and career development.


The company is on a strong growth path, and to so we are looking to recruit both experienced, and also young ambitious staff that not only want to be a part of an already successful team, but will also want to help us drive the business forward.


Currently we are looking to appoint a new Surveyor to work alongside our current staff in a varied role, ranging from take-offs to producing budget costs, and from appointing subcontractors, to procuring infrastructure works.


This will be a varied and challenging role in a busy but friendly office. We would also consider a graduate who demonstrates the desire to succeed in their career.

Chestnutjobsimage surveyor



 What you will be doing:

As part of your job, your responsibilities will include:


• Management of the preparation of tender and contract documents

• Producing tender analysis reports

• Placing orders with subcontractors

• Producing cost analysis reports

• Assisting with feasibility studies

• Administration of sub contract payments

• Producing monthly valuations for contract works

• Creating budget costings for new homes & associated infrastructure

• Material take-offs and scheduling

• Procuring utilities and infrastructure works

• Liaising with design office regarding design issues and improvements

• Providing quotations for customer alterations / extras



What we’re looking for:

The ideal candidate will have:


Essential Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Able to work independently but also function in a team environment
  • Organised and methodical, with a keen eye for detail
  • Good IT knowledge
  • Mathematically minded
  • Confident in budget and financial management
  • The ability to use own initiative and remain calm under pressure
  • Demonstrate good industry knowledge and understanding
  • Mature attitude to work and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to balance competing priorities and meet personal targets within a fluctuating and demanding workload.


Essential Attitudes

  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • Proactive with the ability to think ahead.
  • Forward Thinking
  • Strong personality and professional attitude


To apply, send a covering letter, some examples of your work and your CV to

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