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Senior Building Control Surveyor

Job Role:
Other Job Role
Employment Type:
Contract
Service:
Freelance Roles
Sub-Employment Type:
Any
Sector:
MOD Jobs
Location:
Rest of UK
Area:
South East England
Salary Description:
45000-55000 Per Annum Excellent package & benefits - neg
Posted:
24-Aug-18
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Job Ref:
Pi55192

Senior Building Control Surveyor
Location: Barnet House - with travel to other sites
We are seeking a Senior Building Control Surveyor (ideally RICS/CABE) to join our Local Government building control and planning division. Our team is made up of experienced and qualified surveyors who have great local knowledge and provide practical advice and guidance at every step of the way. We work with homeowners, local builders, architect and agents to make sure that work carried out is safe, well-built and energy efficient.
The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate a proven recent track record and have an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of Building Control and allied legislation with excellent communication and organisational skills, you will be able to plan and coordinate a wide range of short, medium and long-term tasks.
Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be required to:

* Ensure that all works controlled under the Building Act, associated legislation and regulations are undertaken in such a manner as to comply with the substantive provisions
* Responsible for checking plans and reports as allocated by the Building Control Manager
* Responsible for issuing decisions on allocated Building Control applications, notices and matters as allocated by the Building Control Manager
* Provide professional advice and guidance to all users of the service and recommend innovative and practical solutions to complex enquiries
* Lead on pre-application meetings and liaise with other agencies in a development team approach
* To act as a specialist in terms of the building regulations and provide advice to in-house and service users
* Responsible for conducting site visits and taking decisions for works controlled under the Building Regulations
* Evaluate high risk and major projects consistently such that supervision is not required
* Ensure the delivery of Building Control services to timescales and level of quality set by legislation, industry performance guidelines and internal targets
* Responsible for taking decisions on all aspects of dangerous structures and when necessary to work in accordance with the emergency plan and liaise with other departments within the Council and contractors
* Complete site reports, issue and serve any required notices and participation in the dangerous structures out-of-hours standby rota responding within a 2-hour target time
* Ensure unauthorised work is brought into compliance and lead on any necessary enforcement action under the Building Act and associated legislation
* Represent Re as an expert witness at the Magistrates and Crown Courts in relation to casework as and when required
* Responsible for taking decisions on all aspects of demolition notices and when necessary to conduct site visits
* Ensure that personal service performance targets are consistently achieved
* Undertake all duties in accordance with the Building Control Quality Management System and Building Control Performance Standards policy adopted
* Responsible for drafting non-standard letters
* Undertake site inspections to determine compliance with Re’s Considerate Contractor Scheme as required
* Contribute to the development of procedures, systems, including quality control, and guidelines for the Building Control service
* Prepare reports and briefing papers on behalf of the Building Control Management Team on issues and technical areas relevant to the service
* Assist in deputising and making

Contact Details:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Tel: 2087472161
Contact: James Christie
Email:

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