Posted 26 days ago

Principal Building Surveyor


Job Details


Purpose of Job 
Lead the delivery of technical services for the Building Control Authority, ensuring that all building work within the Borough meets the requirements of building control legislation and the building regulations, including working with the Building Safety Regulator in the enforcement and regulation of Higherrisk buildings.
Responsibilities 

  •  Provide technical advice through the preparation of reports and briefings on building safety, building regulations, dangerous structures and land charges regulatory issues.
  • Contribute to Council responses to government consultations and technical reviews in relation to building safety, building regulations, dangerous and temporary structures and land charges regulatory issues.
  • Provide support to the Building Safety Regulator under Section 13 of the Building Safety Act 2022 in the regulation of Higher-risk buildings and enforcement of the building regulations.
  • Ensure full cost recovery for the Council in support of the Building Safety Regulator as set out in the Building Safety (Fees and Charges) Regulations (2023).
  • Ensure that ‘restricted activities’ are only undertaken by the Building Control Authority upon the advice of a registered building inspector with the appropriate class registration for the building type.
  • Ensure that the Council’s building inspectors meet the requirements of the Building Safety Regulator in relation to competency assessment, training and development.

Requirements 
  • Class 3 Registered Building Inspector - essential requirement
  • Must be able to start within 2 weeks 
  • Membership of MRICS, CABE or similar
  • Minimum of five years post qualification experience, preferably in a Building Control environment
  • Experience working in a housing association or council 

Contract 
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (2 TO 3 DAYS ONSITE)
  • PAYE via Umbrella 
  • INSIDE IR35
  • Initial 3 to 6 month ongoing contract 

If you are interested in this position AND meet the requirements, APPLY NOW!