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Senior Building Surveyor

Job Description

Senior Building Surveyor

6 months initial Inside IR35


About the role

As a Senior Surveyor you will lead on, and be responsible for, the provision of a professional building surveying service for the Council working on a wide range of properties. This will include the primary role of directly managing staff and external consultants and contractors and providing advice and guidance to other Council service areas and the wider in-house team relating to property assets.

With the Team Manager and Head of Corporate Estate, you will lead and promote the provision of the Building Surveying area of expertise and excellence and contribute to the successful development and implementation of the Council's asset management and maintenance programmes, and other Council projects.

With the Team Manager Head of Corporate Estate you will contribute to the general management, development and review of the Team and the relationship with service areas and contractors.


  1. Contribution to a providing a planned maintenance programme
  2. Project Management and specification of minor capital projects max £1-2m including seeking planning (including Listed building consent) and building control consent, awarding and managing build contract.
  3. Managing responsive and remedial repairs by appointing contractors to undertake minor repairs including specification and seeking consents for repairs if necessary.
  4. Securing advice, calculation and specification of mechanical and electrical systems for replacement and renewal or supply to new capital project.
  5. Specification, contract award and management off supply of new M and E systems for new construction.
  6. Securing appropriate advice and calculation of replacement systems to enable bidding for Public Sector decarbonisation and contribution to Net Zero targets.


  • Chartered surveyor with an appropriate institution; e.g. MRICS
  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Appropriate management training, particularly relating to team working and project work.
  • Competent Risk Assessor (RAMS)
  • Good working knowledge of the Health & Safety at Work Act

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