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Technical Surveyor
3 months initial Inside IR35
Newton abbot or Bideford (Hybrid)

About the role
Provide a professional Surveying service for the purpose of Repairing, maintaining and improving properties.


  • Undertake property condition surveys, Asbestos Surveys and Health & Safety inspections of properties and premises for the purpose of maintaining and improving Westward properties
  • Ensure that Property Services databases are correctly maintained
  • Prepare details, schedules of work, programmes, specifications and tender documentation and advertisements as necessary
  • Project management and oversight of contract works relating to programmed maintenance and improvements.
  • Undertake contract administration including works inspections, ensuring compliance with all appropriate legislative standards, including CDM co-ordinator or Client responsibilities in compliance with own service standards and budgetary control.
  • Contribute to customer consultation and maintaining external partnerships.
  • Administer delivering appropriate disabled adaptations to Housing customers.
  • Ensure you are always attaining value for money in all your activities
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures at all times, particularly Health and Safety legislation and be responsible for your workspace


  • Qualification in Building Technology HNC Level or equivalent trade / industry qualification
  • Carrying out stock condition surveys.

Knowledge of:

  • Theoretical and practical building maintenance and repairs with the ability to diagnose building defects and determine remedial actions.
  • Preparation of working drawings and specifications for building or remodelling works.
  • Stock condition surveys and data collection
  • Building life cycle costing
  • Energy surveys, data collection and analysis
  • Asbestos Regulations
  • Decent Homes Standard
  • Construction & Housing Health & Safety
  • Grant Funding mechanisms relating to Aids and Adaptations and green agenda
  • British Standards and Building Regulations relating to adapting properties for the disabled
  • Compliance with DDA (Disability Discrimination Act)
  • Building procurement processes & forms of contract
  • CDM Regulations
  • Resident consultation methodology

Good to have:

  • Qualification in Building Technology Degree Level.
  • Registration with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors or other recognised Chartered construction professional body.
  • Working knowledge and ability to use CAD (computer aided design) software.
  • P402 or P405 qualified in Asbestos surveying.

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