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Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC596
  • Location: Skelmersdale, Lancashire
  • 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 West Lancashire is looking for a Building Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role. The successful candidate will hold a full relevant surveying degree, have experience with residential programmes of works specifically bathrooms and ideally have experience in a similar local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to manage the delivery of the bathroom replacement programme for the client's residential properties. This will include the following responsibilities;

On site management of the contractors, daily inspections of properties, (opening up, during works and handover), attending monthly site meetings, documenting and reporting on progress and have a good knowledge of construction site health and safety, plus any other general building surveyor duties as required.

The additional core responsibilities will be as follows;

Prepare priced schedules of work, specifications and associated drawings for quotations and formal tender documents in accordance with the Council's Contract Procedure Rules and Financial Regulations.
Prepare estimates, work schedules and Bills of Quantities for budgeting and investment planning purposes where necessary.
Assist in carrying out the preparation, letting and appropriate supervision of a range of response and planned maintenance contracts for the Council's housing stock and maintain all necessary records required to administer and control the contracts.
Diagnose causes of complex repair issues, recommend solutions, order and certify work, monitor and manage payment of completed works, maintain information on progress and financial status of capital works programmes and the responsive repairs service to enable adequate reporting.
Undertake site surveys required to assess the need for future maintenance programmes and assist in the preparation of capital investment and planned programmes of work.
Work with tenant groups and contractors to manage and monitor the pre and post inspection of capital, cyclical maintenance and responsive/void repairs works in accordance with performance indicators and targets and re-let standards.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this role and as such are looking to offer
£16 p/hr Umbrella Ltd - £17.50 p/hr Umbrella Ltd for the duration of the position (approx. £430 - £460 p/wk after tax). So if this role 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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