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Building Control Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC629
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels), Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels), Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in Greater Manchester is looking for a Building Control Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant Surveying qualification, experience dealing with a multitude of Building Control projects and ideally a strong background in local authority settings.

The main purpose of the role is to carry out the examination of building plans and inspect work or events in progress under the provision of building control legislation. This will include the administration and enforcement of public safety legislation in relation to dangerous, ruinous and dilapidated buildings and demolition.

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows;

Check plans and carry out site inspections of buildings and structures of any form and prepare clear and accurate reports and notices that can be used for legal purposes
Assist in the delivery of the Building Control function, including matters relating to building regulations, dangerous buildings and public safety.
Have a detailed understanding of the application of the Building Act, Building Regulations and associated legislation and procedures.
Effectively negotiate, persuade and influence in all areas of technical and legislative matters for all manner of building/construction types in order to achieve compliant buildings with the cooperation, understanding and agreement of the design team.
Analyse plans and building work for compliance with building regulation requirements, demonstrating a detailed knowledge of the relevant legislation, standards and construction methods associated with all types of structures.
Produce clear reports on building control matters that detail technical issues relating to all aspects of building control work including the checking of designs and inspection of work on site.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following;

Qualified to degree level or equivalent, in a related discipline and studying/gaining experience towards professional membership of a building control related organisation - Assoc of Building Engineers (MBEng), Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB), or Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
Have a detailed understanding and practical knowledge and experience of the responsibilities indicated.
Demonstrate that the knowledge and experience that has been acquired, whilst working in a Local Authority or Approved Inspector building control organisation, is sufficient to undertake the role.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering a daily rate of £225 p/day Umbrella Ltd (Approx. £730 p/week after deductions). This position falls inside of IR35, so personal Ltd companies cannot be used to process pay.

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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