Graduate Building Surveyor Opportunities

Lea Hough are looking for driven, enthusiastic Building Surveying Graduates that are looking to take their next step into employment as Graduate Building Surveyors.

We are seeking high calibre candidates, who wish to gain a fabulous range of experience, and progress to become Chartered in our thriving private practice consultancy. Candidates should possess the following qualities: strong work ethic, good communication skills and a high standard of written English and a desire to progress. Local knowledge of the Lancashire/North West region would also be advantageous.

About the Role

As a Graduate Surveyor, you would work with our experienced team to provide a full range of professional Building Surveying services including specification of works, project management, contract administration, condition surveys, defect diagnosis, schedules of condition, dilapidations, party wall matters, etc. This would enable you to gain a full range of experience that will assist you in your goal of becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor and, in doing so, you would become a great asset to our company.

Graduates will benefit from exposure to an excellent range and variety of experience, as well as being fast-tracked and trained-up to become MRICS Charted Building Surveyors.

About Us

Lea Hough Chartered Surveyors is a leading property and construction consultancy in Lancashire. We cover the whole of the North-West region from our office bases at Blackburn, Preston and Lancaster.

We are a multi-discipline independent firm with a team of over twenty staff. Our core disciplines include Building Surveying, Valuation Surveying, Planning and Land Development, Architectural Design and Project Management.

Our experienced Building Surveying team covers a diverse spread of work across all types of property and the full range of Building Surveying services.

Our Building Surveyors have a specialism in the education sector and we have a large client base of schools, academies and colleges.  Other key clients include commercial property landlords/tenants, developers, local authorities, care home providers, housing associations and private individuals.

Why Choose Lea Hough?

Lea Hough have a Structured Training Plan that is approved by the RICS and we will provide full support through the RICS’s Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).

We have a track record of training and supporting Graduate Surveyors through their APC process, resulting in several of our surveyors qualifying as AssocRICS and MRICS Chartered Surveyors whilst working at Lea Hough.

We can offer:

  • an excellent salary
  • payment of RICS fees
  • pension
  • mileage allowance
  • free parking
  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • in-house CPD seminars and contribution towards external CPD requirements
  • modern office environment
  • social events

Importantly we can offer a brilliant training opportunity, working in a great team environment directly alongside experienced Chartered Building Surveyors!

How to Apply

As a Graduate Building Surveyor with Lea Hough, you will not be a “number” in a large corporate organisation, but instead will receive hands-on experience on a wide range of Building Surveying tasks and Project Management work.

Interested candidates should please submit their written applications and CV’s to: Sarah Dignan at

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Lea Hough is a trading name of Lea Hough & Co LLP, which is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales under partnership number OC306054.
Registered Office: Oakshaw House, 2 Capricorn Park, Blakewater Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 5QR