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Assistant Asbestos Surveyor

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Employment Type
Minimum Experience
Entry level
Salary Range (Yearly)
£20,319 + Benefits


As an Assistant Surveyor, you will work alongside qualified Surveyors on various client sites and assisting with domestic, commercial and industrial asbestos surveys. The surveys include taking samples from a number of varying materials that could contain asbestos, this means that you could be working in ducts, lofts, on roofs etc.


You will learn about the industry and asbestos in detail and whilst working as an Assistant Surveyor you will be continually assessed for the first year in the position. Following this you will be considered for progression to Trainee Asbestos Analyst / Trainee Asbestos Surveyor position, dependent upon successful exam passes.


  • Assist on a range of asbestos surveys from re-inspection to refurbishment and demolition
  • Travel to and work at various client sites which include domestic properties, universities, offices, hospitals, retail stores, restaurants, schools, factories, warehouses etc.
  • Develop a full understanding of legislation surrounding surveying
  • Assist with bulk sample taking
  • Equipment set up – scaffolding, cherry pickers, ladders etc.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public

Skill Set:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to talk to clients and colleagues at all levels
  • IT skills – experienced in the use of tablets, PCs, Excel, & drawing packages ideally
  • Punctual, reliable and well organised
  • Inquisitive by nature and eager for continual learning
  • Min of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Ability to work in a team and take direction from a Lead Surveyor
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and away from home
  • Understanding of construction sector/trades is beneficial
  • Must have a full UK Driving license

No prior experience is required; however, a general understanding of construction and trades would be beneficial.

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* AEC is UKAS accredited for asbestos surveys, air testing and bulk sample analysis only.

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