Building Surveyor

Job details
Posting date: 20 April 2021
Salary: £240 per day
Additional salary information: Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience/quals
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 May 2021
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9AP
Company: Service Care Solutions
Job type: Contract
Job reference: JAMC815_1618935517

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A local authority based in Bedfordshire is looking for a Senior Building Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate must have a full relevant qualification in Surveying, experience with domestic and commercial properties, extensive experience in repairs and maintenance, NEC & JCT contracts and ideally experience within a similar local authority/housing position.

The main purpose of the role is to provide a Building Surveying design and contract management service to internal and external clients, by delivering, controlling and managing construction related projects in a commercial and customer focused way, which achieves programs, meets performance targets, and the Councils Corporate Objectives.

The main duties associated with this role are as follows;

Plan, prioritise and lead on all Professional advice on all aspects of property and construction management including but not limited to: repair, maintenance, refurbishment, alteration and extensions of residential, commercial and industrial properties, as well as, assess and report on defects and offer professional advice in the running of building projects and act as Project Lead.
Design, programme and manage projects to ensure completion within budget and timelines.
Prepare design solutions that utilise the best practice and most suitable equipment, materials and concepts that achieve efficient, sustainable and cost value for money solutions within set timescales.
Ensure the Team Leader is fully briefed on appropriate matters and advise when action is required.
Plan, lead and manage the development of detailed working drawings on CAD and preparation of specifications to achieve value for money solutions to comply with all technical and construction standards and best practice, the Building Regulations, Planning and all other relevant statute. Undertake Project Monitoring & Project Management using Concerto Project Management Software
Plan and coordinate the tendering of projects using the electronic tendering portal (Intend), undertake the evaluation of tenders (financial and qualitative) and produce recommendations in report format.
SubmitBuilding Regulation and Planning Applications, Party Wall Notices as required and satisfy any technical queries raised.

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

Must possess a construction related degree and have post qualification experience in a similar role. Member RICS, RIBA, CIOB or equivalent or working toward the status.
Must have strong planning, contract and project management skills with the ability to plan develop and progress projects to meet strategic targets and a good working knowledge/experience of JCT & NEC forms of contract.
Demonstrable working knowledge of the CDM Regulations, Health and Safety at Work Act, Control of Asbestos at Work Act, Building Regulations, Planning and all other relevant statute.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £240 p/day Umbrella Ltd (approx. £770 NET p/week after deductions) for the duration of the role. 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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