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Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC475
  • Location: Darlington, County Durham
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels), Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in County Durham is looking for two Building Surveyors to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a relevant degree level qualification, experience with maintenance/refurbishment programmes and ideally experience in a local authority/housing setting.

The main purpose of the role is to undertake a varied caseload of maintenance and refurbishment contracts for the client's housing portfolio.

The main duties will include undertaking works such as;

Stock Condition Surveys
Maintenance & Improvements
Refurbishments & Extensions
Disabled adaptions

The main responsibilities will include;

Carry out building inspections as necessary to diagnose the cause of building defects, raise work orders using National Housing Federation Schedule of Rates or specifications as appropriate.
To assist in the preparation of reports for senior managers, including those of a policy or strategic nature.
To produce professional technical reports and present them to the High Value Repair Panel
To manage subsidence and structural failure cases in association with specialist external consultants.
To assess alteration requests from tenants, leaseholders and complete paperwork in compliance with the process.
Undertake Quality Assurance checks on works in progress or completed.
Have a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, Building Regulations and Codes of Practice.

The client is looking to appoint two individuals to this role and as such are looking to offer £18 p/hr Umbrella Ltd and £20 p/hr Umbrella Ltd to the successful candidates. 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.