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Building Control Surveyor

Job Description

A client within the Public Sector based in Greater Manchester is currently recruiting for a Building Control Surveyor to join their team as soon as possible. The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to support the leadership of building control function, through provision of specialist technical advice to support the delivery of organisational priorities, and to ensure the Council is able to meet its legal obligations.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide guidance, specifications, drawings etc for a range of mechanical services maintenance work
  • Receive and assess planned preventative maintenance certification and associated reports
  • Agree appropriate bodies of repair and remedial works to keep the council's buildings operational, safe and compliant
  • Work collaboratively with the contractor to agree costs and programmes
  • Commission specialist surveys where required
  • Carry out feasibility work, including budget estimates

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require must have a qualified to degree level or equivalent, in a related discipline and holds a professional membership of a building control related organisation.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Be a registered Building Inspector to at least a Class 3 - Specialist level in accordance with the Building Inspector Competence Framework.
  • Detailed and extensive knowledge of the Building Control legislative framework and a comprehensive understanding of associated legislation and Council policy that it interfaces with.
  • Must have knowledge and experience acquired, whilst working in a Local Authority or Approved Inspector building control organisation, is suitable for the role.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £45 - £50 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.

How to Apply

If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.

Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all construction-related vacancies across the region.

Referral Bonus

If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them. If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.