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Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC564
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels), Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: A local authority based in Oxfordshire is looking for a Building Surveyor to join their Repairs/Maintenance team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role for at least 6 months and the successful candidate must have a professional qualification in Surveying, experience dealing with housing repairs/maintenance and ideally experience within a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to provide professional advice on property and construction, undertake minor works and planned maintenance projects and to proactively monitor and report the progress of works.

The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

To prepare and deliver a variety of schemes to the required budget and programme and to pre-determined standards
Prepare design drawings, full specification and contract documentation (JCT and NEC suite of contracts) for procurement of contractors on a variety of property types
Deal with planning and building regulation applications and advise on property legislation
Assess and design building schemes to meet the needs of people with disabilities
Ensure compliance with all Quality, Building Regulations, Health & Safety and Environmental regulations and considerations
Instruct on construction design and management regulations
Negotiate dilapidations (when there is a legal liability for a property's state of disrepair)
Advise on the health and safety aspects of buildings

The client is looking to appoint to this role for a minimum of 6 months and ideally would like the successful candidate in place ASAP. The client is offering between £250 p/day Umbrella Ltd and £270 p/day Umbrella Ltd for the successful candidate depending on skills/qualifications. 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.