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Building Surveyor

Job Introduction

We are currently looking to recruit a Building Surveyor to join the team at Westdown Camp in Wiltshire.

Landmarc are a government contractor, which look after the total FM on the Defence Training Estate across the UK, collectively we look after 1% of the UK land mass, this consists of 120 sites.

This exciting new role will be responsible for scheduling and delivery of the Facility Condition Management (FCM) survey Programme across the South West region. To conduct surveys on the built, rural and infrastructure assets using an App based reporting tool. To manage survey action arising from surveys including those undertaken by others, ensure appropriate remedial action is conducted and the CAFM (Maximo) system is updated. Produce reports as necessary to assist with Programme and project works.

The post will be based at Westdown Camp in Wiltshire and regular travel will be required across the South West region, to include sites in Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. There is a degree of flexibility in the role, and hybrid working options are available.

Main Responsibility

Carry out and manage the Facility Condition Management (FCM) surveys programme including:

  • Scheduling of survey tasks in accordance with MIRS (SFG20) on the agreed asset list, ensuring the correct tasks are allocated and programmed to the correct frequency and adjusting if necessary for risk assessed tasks and changes to the Buyer’s requirements.


  • Carry out surveys of MoD level 2 assets (buildings and infrastructure)


  • Undertake a visual condition assessment and assign a condition rating for each facility system based on a systematic visual assessment for each Level 2 Asset (OP need 1-3) in accordance with the FCM Guidance Document by using the DIO (FCM App). Guidance for Carrying out Visual Condition Assessments on the MOD Estate.


  • Work with the regional Planning Manager for Scheduling and allocation of PPM/PM WO to appropriate managers/supervisors/bought in specialists where tasks skill set sits outside knowledge i.e. electrical Aps, Range inspection tasks, catering equipment, Gas networks etc.


  • Support the production of regional KPIs that cover FCM inspection


  • Act as focal point for all FCM scheduling and the e-working processes.


  • Liaise with Contract Support Office as required, including completing requests for information and supporting reporting requirements.


  • On completion of a survey ensure all works identified are actioned in line with Landmarc’s process and follow on work orders are raised and information entered on to the remedial works register.


  • Undertake a search on Landmarc CAFM against selected Level 2 Assets and review work order history to identify trends and check works already reported are in place and managed through to completion in line with agreed process maps.


  • Undertake a 5% review of completed work in month to provide assurance that the reports are accurate and complete, and that recommendations for Billable Works are being identified and recorded.


  • Report on progress, highlighting areas for concern and take appropriate action


  • Ensure that reports and certificates are reviewed in a timely manner and any remedial actions programmed.


  • To be a responsible member of the regional management team supporting other team members as required, carrying out activities including, but not limited to, investigations.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Familiar with the RICS New Rules of Measurement
  • Experience of surveying built estate assets and grading their condition through visual survey
  • Knowledge of Hard Facilities Management gained through a Level 5 qualification such as NVQ in a relevant discipline or gained through appropriate experience
  • Knowledge of maintenance and inspection methodologies including statutory and mandatory requirements
  • Knowledge gained through membership of an appropriate professional body such as IWFM, Association of Building Engineers or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of H&S such as COSHH, manual handling, risk assessments and safe systems of work to IOSH Managing Safely level


What you can do

  • Able to ensure appropriate quality standards are adhered to across functions
  • Planning and analysis skills
  • IT literate, with experience of Microsoft Office applications such a Word, Excel, Project
  • Ability to organise and prioritises tasks
  • Produce reliable management information and coordinate information gathered by others.
  • Communicate clearly with the Client/customer and other stakeholders.
  • Drive continuous improvement.
  • Performance manage teams and outputs by utilising management tools

Package Description

Landmarc will provide you with a competitive salary; in addition to this, we also offer the following main benefits, amongst many others:


Landmarc offers all employees an opportunity to join our company stakeholder pension scheme, whereby the company will contribute up to 8% of the employee’s salary.


Employees are entitled to 25 days’ pro rata during each year of employment plus public holidays. Three extra discretionary days added to our annual leave allowances at Christmas.

Annual leave allowance will increase in recognition of your continued service.

Holiday purchase – purchase up to 10 more days’ holiday to use throughout the year.

Other benefits

Edenred – employee savings scheme

Annual salary review, in consultation with the recognised Trade Unions

Life assurance insured for three times your annual salary, to help the loved ones

Reimbursement of professional fees and on-going training

Health Cash Plan – All employees can join. You can also add up to four children under the age of 24 to your policy

Family friendly policy

Sick pay - After 6 months of service 


* Application updates may be sent to you via email, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please note some emails may arrive in your junk mail folder


About the Company

Landmarc provides the support services that enable Armed Forces from around the world to prepare for frontline military operations across the UK Defence Training Estate (DTE). This includes maintaining and delivering safe and sustainable infrastructure, managing and operating training areas and ranges and delivering multi-million pound projects to improve vital training assets.


By joining Landmarc you will be supporting our vision to provide the best training experience we can for our Armed Forces. We are the first and only Special Purpose Vehicle to be contracted by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Industry Partner on the UK Defence Training Estate and the only company that is solely dedicated to the UK DTE, delivering essential support services since 2003.


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