Service Care Solutions Ltd

Building Surveyor

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

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant Surveying qualification, experience with Health & Safety Regulations, extensive experience in surveying roles within Schools and ideally experience in a similar local authority or housing role.

The main purpose of the role is to determine the capital maintenance and minor project requirements across both the core and school's estate, developing the brief, engaging with designers and contractors throughout to ensure compliance with specifications, statutory requirements and best practice.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;

Educated to degree level in Building Surveying or a similar

Delivering programmes of projects across a broad portfolio of buildings, using analytical and problem-solving skills.

Deep and practical understanding of current engineering standards, statutory provisions, building regulations, construction contract principles, processes and procedures

Experience of working within a political environment with knowledge of a public sector setting and involvement in a large, complex environment

You will have experience of working with a diverse range of individuals at varying levels, engaging with them, finding ways to overcome obstacles, whilst also highlighting strong leadership and behavioural skills, with the ability to influence and motivate professional staff, building diverse teams, to achieve shared objectives.

The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

You will be responsible for collecting and maintaining condition data

Providing advice during the pre-tender period, on the implications of any Value Engineering and/or specification decisions

Reviewing contractor's operational compliance with H&S legislation and KPI's, highlighting and addressing instances of non-compliance through the appropriate channels.

Working in collaboration with the facilities manager you will be responsible for initial assessment of bids for emergency reactive works (RMAs), making recommendations where appropriate and delivering detailed inspections prior to practical or sectional completion

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering an hourly rate of £22 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (Approx.

£560 p/week NET after deductions).

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

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