Service Care Solutions Ltd

Building Surveyor

A local authority based in Wokingham are looking for a Building Surveyor to join their team.

This is an ongoing temporary contract.


The main purpose of the role is to work as a member of the surveying team and will be assigned to either the Senior Specialist (Assets & Responsive Maintenance) or Senior Specialist (Assets & Planned Maintenance) to undertake either responsive repairs surveying or capital works surveying.


Responsive repairs surveying will require diagnosing faults & repairs required to domestic properties and communal areas of grouped properties, through home visits involving inspection & conversing with tenants to identify the problem and the impact it is having.

A schedule of works will be required to be produced in a timely manner for issue to the responsive maintenance contractor or other specialist contractors.

The progress of the repair will be monitored &, upon completion, a sample of completed works will be inspected to ensure the quality of the works & the satisfaction of the tenant.


Capital works surveying will entail broad contract management including working with the Procurement and Contracts Manager in the procurement of contracts; the letting of contracts & the management of the works including H&S; monitoring of key performance indicators; managing variation requests; authorising payment requests and negotiation with contractors over performance, payments & other issues that may arise during the course of the works.


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



You will possess an excellent level of knowledge of building construction standards & legislation, construction H&S, project management & an ability to diagnose & specify remedies to building defects, particularly relating to Fire Safety.

You will have a professional understanding of passive fire safety measures & methods of ensuring their effectiveness, combined with an ability & presence to be proactive and work on own initiative, with limited supervision, & be able to manage contractors delivering building works at project level including H&S, quality, value & progress with excellent organisational skills.


The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position.

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

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