Posted 15 days ago

Building Surveyor - Legal Disrepair

Job Details

Role Purpose
The Surveyor will be responsible for visiting customers in their home and identifying defects which are the Councils responsibility to repair.They will be required to undertake training.
To deal with repair issue cases referred to them, diagnose the cause and arrange for works to be carried out. This will include the assessment of condensation cases and drafting reports for presentation tom the High Value Repair Pan

  • Carry out building inspections as necessary to diagnose the cause of building defects, raise work orders using National Housing Federation Schedule of Rates or specifications as appropriate.
  • Assist the Senior Legal Repair Surveyor in the development of policies and procedures for the team.
  • Undertake quality assurance checks as and when required on repairs ordered and paid for by the Legal Repairs team.
  • Possess a working knowledge of the relevant building contracts and related documentation.  Take responsibility for ensuring that the existing contracts are administered in a professional manner and that the contractor complies with appropriate regulations and contract conditions.
  • Have a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, codes of practice, legal documentation and court procedures. 
  • To take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons / vulnerable adults with whom you come into contact with

  • HND/C Building with demonstrable post qualification experience or BSc Building with post qualification experience.
  • Good understanding of damp and structural issues
  • Extensive and demonstrable Building surveying experience
  • Experience working in housing associations or councils
  • Experience managing legal disrepair cases

  1. Initial 3 to 6 month ongoing contract with the opportunity to extend 
  2. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (Office based)
  3. PAYE via UMBRELLA (CIS if a UTR number can be provided)
  4. Rate negotiable depending on experience 

If you are interested in this position and meet the requirements APPLY NOW! or ask for DAMI on +44(0) 208 138 4125