Trainee Building Surveyor
01254 260196
Trainee Building Surveyor

Role involves:

James is a Trainee Building Surveyor, who works within the Building Surveying team.

Having completed an HNC in Construction and the Built Environment, James embarked on a career as a Building Surveyor.

Generally, his role is to assist his Chartered Building Surveyor colleagues, with all aspects of building surveying.

James covers a broad scope of work but is typically involved with undertaking Survey Inspections/Reports, Condition Assessments, and Development Plans; as well as project-based work such as measured surveys, preparing design drawings, specifications, tender packages, and contract administration, Administration to deliver successful construction projects.

Services covered:

Area of expertise:

James’ work mainly tends to be focussed on schools and commercial property. Rather than specialise is one area of surveying, James is gaining a variety of experience by undertaking many different aspects of building surveying, for a mix of different clients and property types. He undertakes some site inspections and condition assessments individually, and he supports colleagues on managing much larger and complex construction projects.

James also undertakes measured surveys and prepares drawings, using the AutoCAD drawing software.

Career overview:

James joined Lea Hough after completing his Construction and the Built Environment HNC qualification at Burnley College, in 2023.

James is working towards completing a degree in Building Surveying and aims to becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor, with support and guidance from his colleagues at Lea Hough Charted Surveyors. James is following the firm’s Structured Training Plan.

Prior to joining Lea Hough, he has previously worked in other roles such as property development, construction projects and property lettings.

When not in work:

When not socialising, James enjoys playing golf and discovering new walking routes in his spare time. He is also a fan of watching football and formula one, with Liverpool FC being his supported team.

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