Surveyors in remedial treatments visit sites to determine the level of any damage to best advise how to remedy it.
The Role
  • Managing subcontractors
  • Supporting site managers on technical details
  • Testing site samples
  • Liaising with different teams
  • Keep accurate records
  • Compiling regular progress reports
  • Completing risk assessments
  • Creating an action plan
  • Identifying pests
  • Advising on suitable treatments
  • Typically, surveyors in remedial treatments work around 40 hours a week, usually between 9am and 6pm.
  • It is uncommon for overnight or weekend work to apply but could in exceptional circumstances.
  • Newly trained surveyors in remedial treatments can earn in the region of £25,000£30,000
  • Trained with experience surveyors in remedial treatments can earn in the region of £30,000£50,000
  • Salaries typically range depending on location and level of responsibility.
Qualifications & Training
There are no formal qualifications required for becoming a surveyor in remedial treatments; however, you may want to complete GCSEs in Mathematics and English or their equivalents, such as the Welsh Baccalaureate or Scottish Nationals. Experience in damp proofing, plumbing or health and safety could be an advantage. There are specific training courses available to give those with experience of remedial work and construction enhanced skills in this area.