An opportunity for a civil/ structural engineer or building surveyor to move into the buoyant insurance sector with a leading industry player. The position is home based, and you will be fully equipped and supported to run operations remotely. You will be joining an international loss adjusting practice with extensive expertise in the building and civil engineering sectors, a network of UK offices and an excellent reputation. You will join a nationwide team drawn from the civil, structural, and building surveying professions covering work in the London region.

Duties: You will inspect damage to buildings, carry out defect diagnosis, establish the extent and cost of repairs and advise on reinstatement measures and  repair schedules through to conclusion of the repairs, ensuring the delivery of a quality service and workmanship from contractors. Work alongside insurers and brokers to help manage the expectations of clients and stakeholders throughout the claims process. Work as part of a team and provide technical advice, support and input on commercial and technical issues effecting the business.

Your Profile: A track record of assessing and advising on existing structures with evidence of having taken responsibility for your own workload. A degree qualified engineer or surveyor, ideally working towards incorporation or chartership with the ICE, CIOB or RICS.  Knowledge of structural defects affecting buildings and their repairs and the ability to distinguish between subsidence and non-subsidence damage of buildings and structures.

A good standard of written and verbal communication will be required. There will be regular contact with colleagues, the public and third parties, well developed interpersonal skills are essential. A valid UK driving licence is required, a car will be provided.

To apply, or for more information simply email Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering recruitment manager, Paul Cook at paul@lethabyandcook.co.uk , or call him on 020 8563 0596.