Service Care Solutions Ltd

Assistant Building Surveyor

A Local Authority based in Essex is looking for an Assistant Building Surveyor to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant qualification in Surveying, experience with Commercial and non-Residential projects and ideally a strong background in local authority works.

The main purpose of the role is to work as an integral part of the Buildings Management Team to ensure that professional surveying services are provided to client departments and the Council's General Fund portfolio is maintained/developed in accordance with strategic goals and compliance legislation.

The main experience needed to undertake the role as an Assistant Building Surveyor are as follows;

To provide assistance to the Team Manager - Building Management, regarding matters relating to the operational management of contractors.


Including site audits and contractor audits to review performance in relation to quality and value for money and ensure follow up actions are implemented.
To deliver a programme of work as directed by the Team Manager - Buildings Management and to achieve the most economical use of resources, to meet time and quality requirements and to achieve completion of the programme
To provide assistance to the Team Manager - Buildings Management and Principal Surveyor (Compliance) in the implementation of maintenance programmes in conformance with levels of service currently authorised.


Ensure that a comprehensive recording system is maintained including programmes of work and budget forecasting/ monitoring and that all works are undertaken in accordance within the set timeframe and within budget.
To provide assistance to the Team Manager - Buildings Management and Principal Surveyor (Compliance) to carry out building surveying functions in respect of non-housing Council-owned premises or in respect of land and buildings in which the Council has a temporary or permanent interest.
To assist and support the design and monitoring of improvements, conversions or extensions to existing buildings

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

Relevant technical qualification in building related area such as degree, diploma or formal trade apprenticeship or at least 2 years' experience in a similar role
Full current driving licence and use of a vehicle for business use
Experience required in the field of building repair and maintenance, plus minor works projects to non-housing properties
Use in AutoCAD or similar would be an advantage

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering a rate of £18 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx.

£470 p/week NET after deductions) for the duration of the assignment.

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: Up to £18 per hour + Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience/qu
  • Location: Basildon, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2020-12-10 16:44:16 -

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