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Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC490
  • Location: Islington, London
  • 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 North London is looking for a Legal Diagnostic/Disrepair Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will hold a professional qualification, have experience dealing with responsive repairs and experience in a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to identify defects, repairs, schedule and provide technical support for the client's residential customers.

Other responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

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 prepare reports relating to condensation in compliance with the Condensation Protocol
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 and leaseholders and complete paperwork in compliance with the process.
To manage fire, flood or collision Insurance cases.
To assist the Legal Disrepair and Diagnostics Manager in the development of policies and procedures relating tom the Repairs Service.
Undertake Quality Assurance checks on works in progress or completed.
Have a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, Building Regulations and Codes of Practice.
As and when required, attend meetings, including those held out of normal working hours.
Understand the repair responsibilities in relation to Tenants and Leaseholders, including Leaseholder consultation requirements.

The client is looking to appoint quickly to this position and as such are offering between £20 p/hr and £22 p/hr Umbrella Ltd for the role, so if this position sounds of interest and you have the necessary experience and skills, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.