Service Care Solutions Ltd

Building Surveyor

A Local Authority based in Lancashire is looking for Building Surveyor to join their Building Maintenance team.


This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate will hold an appropriate academic, professional or technical qualifications in surveying, building or construction (e.g.

Degree in Surveying, Btec HNC, RICS or CIOB Membership) OR Qualified by experience to an equivalent level.

The purpose of the role is to manage and deliver programmes of capital, cyclical maintenance and responsive/void repairs service to tenants and leaseholders efficiently and cost effectively, in conjunction with the Council's external contractors.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

Prepare priced schedules of work, specifications and associated drawings for quotations and formal tender documents in accordance with the Council's Contract Procedure Rules and Financial Regulations.
Assist in carrying out the preparation, letting and appropriate supervision of a range of response and planned maintenance contracts for the Council's housing stock and maintain all necessary records required to administer and control the contracts.
Diagnose causes of complex repair issues, recommend solutions, order and certify work, monitor and manage payment of completed works, maintain information on progress and financial status of capital works programmes and the responsive repairs service to enable adequate reporting.
Undertake site surveys required to assess the property condition and future maintenance programmes.

Assist in the preparation of capital investment and planned programmes of work.



SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Appropriate academic, professional or technical qualifications in surveying, building or construction (e.g.

Degree in Surveying, Btec HNC, RICS or CIOB Membership) OR Qualified by experience to an equivalent level

Experience in general building surveying and the ability to diagnose complex repairs

Working knowledge of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 relating to maintenance and construction works

Experience in drawing up proposals for planned works schemes, including tendering and contract administration

A proven track record of dealing with property repair work contracts and contractors

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £15 - £17 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx.

£400 - £450 p/week NET after deductions) dependant on experience and qualifications.

So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to james.glover@servicecare.org.uk or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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