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Commercial Building Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC663
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • 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 Essex is looking for a Commercial Building Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary agency role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant qualification (HNC/D), proven experience in COMMERCIAL repairs programmes and ideally experience in a similar local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to carry out inspections and surveys, monitor work on site and ensure Compliance with Health & Safety / Statutory Obligations - for COMMERCIAL buildings and NON-housing sites.

The main additional responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;
To carry out surveys and inspections, maintain compliance standards, carry out dilapidation surveys
To control, instruct and monitor contractors and their workforce to ensure correct materials are used and workmanship is to required standards and in compliance with Health and Safety.
To carry post inspections of works undertaken by the Council's responsive repairs contractors and to arrange for rectification of any substandard works identified. To arrange for any refund or credit note for any overcharging of works that is identified.
To authorise payments and maintain adequate records to comply with the Council's Financial Regulations and Standing Orders
To assist in the serving of section 20 notices for responsive repair works by providing information to the Home Ownership team as required.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

Professional qualification or equivalent experience
Background of building surveying or maintenance for COMMERCIAL projects
Extensive Experience of monitoring programmes and budgets
Knowledge of building and service contract administration and contract law
Extensive knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, including CDM regulations.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering a rate of £18 - £24 p/hour Umbrella Ltd. (Approx. £470 - £610 NET take home pay per week after all deductions).

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.

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