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Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC607
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels), Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: A Housing Association based in Southend-On-Sea is looking for a Building Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, 12 month fixed term contract and the successful candidate will have a relevant Surveying qualification, experience with repairs, maintenance and cyclical programmes and ideally experience working within a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to ensure that residents receive a high quality, customer focused responsive repairs and planned works service and that all of the client's properties are effectively and efficiently maintained to the required standard.

Additional responsibilities will include;

To carry out pre-inspections, building and stock condition surveys to identify defects and future investment requirements, including the preparation of detailed reports, specifications and cost estimates where necessary to ensure the appropriate remedial works are undertaken.
To ensure all planned, cyclical and responsive repair works are valid and appropriate, provide value for money and are completed within the allocated budget provision, ensuring contract administration good practice, timely processing of variations and all appropriate contract documentation and accurate keeping of records pertaining to work in progress.
To undertake post inspections of completed works to ensure quality, compliance with the Schedule of Rates, value for money and statutory compliance.
Ensuring compliance with contractual term and driving performance to achieve KPI's targets and expenditure within the designated budget provision.
To assist the delivery of internal policies, procedures and agreements and look for ways in which to continuously improve the service to achieve value for money and increased resident satisfaction.
To follow EHA Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure, as far as is practicable, your own safety and that of others in the workplace. You may be required to undertake specific Health and Safety roles such as Fire Warden or First Aider as part of your duties.
To co-operate with the duty holder as required by current Asbestos Regulations including complying with the Asbestos Management Plan

This is a 12 Month, fixed term contract directly with the client and the package on offer is outlined below;

£37,914 basic salary per annum
£1,478.52 car allowance per annum
26 days annual leave, generous defined benefit pension, healthcare cash plan, free parking permit for Southend town centre, employee assistance programme and a variety of discounts on shops/restaurants/entertainment

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position, so if this role sounds of interest and you meet the criteria outlined above, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at SC Construction on 01772 208967.

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