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Building Control Surveyor

A Local Authority based in West Yorkshire is looking for a Building Control Surveyor to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate will have a Degree level qualification in Building Surveying or equivalent experience with specific experience in Building Control.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for delivering a wide range of work at a professional level across the Building Control function of this Local Authority service.

Provide professional advice to the Council and others on a wide variety of Building Control matters, dealing with Building Control Applications and related service functions to consistently high standards

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Act as a case officer and engage with prospective applicants and agents and members of the public in relation to Building Control applications

  • Give appropriate and timely responses to customer enquiries on Building Control matters

  • Manage and supervise work in connection with a range of Building Control functions, vetting domestic plan, carrying out site inspections, dealing with dangerous structures and demolitions

  • Assess and manage small and medium commercial applications and carry out site visits

  • Liaise with colleagues and professional staff at all levels across the Directorate on a range of issues

  • Deliver projects within the context of sometimes conflicting objectives to ensure the most effective solution for the council

  • Produce accurate reports in relation to the work undertaken and the prepare technical and survey material

  • Carry out all duties in line with Council Values, adhering to all relevant policies and procedures in particular those relating to Equality, Safeguarding and Health and Safety


  • Dealing with enforcement without supervision

  • Undertaking site visits/inspections of property and land

  • Using IT databases for the collection and interpretation of property information

  • Working with other Local Authorities and external agencies to deliver high quality outcomes

  • Carrying out Structural Surveys

  • Dealing with complex Building Regulations and matters relating to dangerous structures

  • Dealing positively and objectively to people in difficult and challenging situations

  • Detailed knowledge of the statutory Building Control regulations and legislation within which Building Regulations decisions are made

  • Degree level qualification in Building Surveying or equivalent experience

  • Full, current, UK driving license

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £22 - £26 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx.

£555 - £643 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 or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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