Building Surveyor


We are currently recruiting for a Building Surveyor to join our leading and well established Project and Building Consultancy team. This position is Aberdeen based. 

We are open to hearing from experienced graduates or qualified surveyors with 1-2 years PQE.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a high quality and successful market facing team and help to manage our instructions and ensure excellent outcomes for our clients. 

The role is ideally suited to someone with an ability to work on their own initiative within a team environment and who will possess excellent IT and communication skills, along with a valid driving licence. Project and Building Consultancy is a substantial part of the Ryden business and the opportunity for the successful candidate to work as part of multi-disciplinary teams within Ryden, will also be a key feature of the role.

Building Surveyor Position Overview & Requirements

  • Ensure clients expectations are delivered 
  • Assist senior colleagues in servicing internal and external based clients
  • Handle tasks delegated to maintain and improve professional standards
  • Involvement in all aspects of commercial building surveying work from dilapidations, schedules of condition, design and contract administration, defect analysis, technical due diligence and all forms of building surveys.
  • Preparation of AutoCAD drawings
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written whilst contributing to our existing team
  • Ability to work under pressure alongside and reporting to senior colleagues and be a positive contributor to a fun and invigorating workplace and business 


About Ryden

Ryden is a leading independent firm of surveyors specialising in all aspects of commercial property advice. Headquartered in Scotland, we have over 135 colleagues working across offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Leeds, London and Manchester. We strive to create a dynamic, engaging and collaborative working environment for all of our team, because we firmly believe that our people are crucial to the success and growth of Ryden.

We want to give you the tools to be the best you can be. Our benefits include private health care, pension contribution, generous holiday allowance, car allowance, access to 24/7 counselling through our employee assistance programme.

We know the world of work has changed and we want to ensure that there is a balance. Culture is important to us and nothing beats face time with our colleagues but we are actively promoting different work patterns that work for our teams both personally and professionally.

Please submit a CV and covering letter to by Monday 12 February 2024.


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