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Asbestos Officer

  • Job reference: JAMC437
  • Location: Kirklees, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in West Yorkshire is looking for an Asbestos Technical Officer to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate must hold the P405 qualification, hold a HNC or above in a relevant discipline and will have experience in a similar role managing asbestos.

The main purpose of the role is to develop and implement procedures in relation to Asbestos Management for the client's property portfolio.

The main responsibilities of the role will include;

Responsible for the planning, scheduling and efficient management of asbestos surveys, encapsulation and removals, including the receipt and control of associated documentation, to both occupied and void, domestic and non-domestic properties.
Ensure that surveys, management plans, consignments, etc. are properly recorded on the appropriate prescribed forms of certification and checks, reviews and confirms the detailed results for acceptability.
Develops and controls asbestos inspection plans for non-domestic locations and areas of high risk, determining the frequency that each identified item of ACM will be checked and ensuring that the programme is delivered satisfactorily.
Provision of effective technical expertise, advice and quality assurance in relation to asbestos matters and undertaking regular Quality Control inspections to ensure the satisfactory completion of work, standard of workmanship and competency of operatives and contractors.
Investigates accidents/incidents, complaints, claims for compensation, and requests for Asset/Regeneration ACM inspections.
Monitor the in-house asbestos team, UKAS Analysts/Surveyors and Licensed Contractors to ensure full compliance with all policies and procedures, optimising performance, cost and risk, identifying training needs across the Group and opportunities for improvement, providing regular performance reports to the Asset and Compliance Manager.

The client is looking for the successful candidate to hold the P405 qualification, along with ideally a HNC level qualification in a relevant discipline. A full UK driving licence and assess to a vehicle is required. The client is looking to move quickly with this role and are offering a pay rate of up to £20 per hour Umbrella Ltd. If this position seems of interest, please email your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.