Architectural building surveyor

Provide technical support for architects and surveyors, completing tasks to ensure budget and resources are operating effectively.

Duties and tasks

  • Coordinate contractors and construction teams and inspect work progress
  • Create blueprints, maps and charts for planned activities and revise as needed; create schedule for completed results
  • Evaluate designs and scheduled implementation and ensure that plans adhere to health and safety standards and building codes
  • Keep ongoing record of estimated budgets and cost breakdown
  • Manage technical progress of projects to ensure quality and compliance with design specifications, codes and regulations
  • Survey land and property using a variety of specialised instruments and equipment
  • Work with Architects, Construction Managers and Surveyors on technical aspects of work including drafting plans for roll-out on projects and organising tasks

Skills required

  • Analytical Skills
  • Coordination Skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Problem Solving Abilities
  • Strong Communication

Working conditions

Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians typically work Mondays to Fridays but may be required to work evenings or weekends to oversee and survey progress on projects. They typically work with Architects, Construction Managers and Surveyors, and on-site of projects, managing and evaluating progress.

Professional associations / Industry information

Building Designers Australia (BDA) 

The Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) 

Related jobs and job titles

  • Architect
  • Architectural Drafter
  • Architectural Technician
  • Building Drafter
  • Building Inspector
  • Building Site Manager
  • Building Surveyor
  • Building Technician
  • Drafting Officer
  • Draftsperson

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