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Building Surveyor

Job Description

Our client based in West London are currently recruiting for a Building Surveyor to join their team as soon as possible.

This is a full time, temporary position working within the Housing Sector and the ideal candidate must have experience working within Disrepair.

The purpose of the role is to ensure that the client is compliant with the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, the Building Safety Act 2022 and the Social Housing Regulation Act 2023, and keeps abreast with any changes of legislation to ensure compliance.


  • The post holder is responsible for continuous improvement in the delivery and quality of repair work related to the above and in ensuring that we take from these 'lessons learnt' to prevent future disrepair cases and escalation resulting in additional costs, court cases and compensation.
  • The post holder is responsible for investigating any structural problems escalated from the repairs technical or operations teams, for arranging any structural testing and other specialist tests, making structures safe, compiling reports to send to management recommending costs with works estimates or property disposals. Arranging any remedial works or safety works as necessary.
  • The post holder is responsible for carrying out all surveys that are required to properties that are under Right to Buy applications to ensure that only works for which the Council has a landlord repairing responsibility are carried out before sale completes and for dealing with any queries from purchasers, surveyors and valuers.


  • The post holder must hold either a degree in building surveying and/or the equivalent experience in delivering the disrepair service.
  • They need to demonstrate at least 3 to 5 years management experience.
  • Extensive experience in building surveying and/or repairs operational delivery or supervising contracts or disrepair case management.

If interested, our client is looking to move quickly and are therefore offering £300 per day.

This role is inside IR35 and therefore Day Rate is applicable as an Umbrella Rate.

For more information please feel free to get in touch on 01772 208967 or email at