Building Surveyor (Social Housing)

Building Surveyor (Social Housing)

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £25 - 30 per hour + Mileage Expenses

  • Contact:

    Kieran Williams

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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My client is a leading Social Housing provider based in the Milton Keynes area, currently looking for two experienced Building Surveyors to join on temporary contracts for between 3 – 6 months. 

Following this initial term there will be a possibility for the position to transfer to a full time permanent contract with the client, subject to performance in post.

The role;

  • To carry out Voids inspections to monitor quality, timeliness, and costs to ensure voids are efficiently turned around to a high standard and within agreed timescales.
  • Carry out pre/post inspections in relations to day to day responsive repairs, offering a customer focussed repairs service to the organisation’s tenants.
  • Manage partnering contractor delivering various workstreams
  • Ensure Health & Safety on site 
  • Manage the planned maintenance programme and various work-streams that fall within the reinvestment team (these could include Kitchens & bathrooms, roof replacements, window and door programmes etc.)
  • Act as lead Surveyor with regards to Legal Disrepair claims.

What you will have:

  • Experience working for a Housing Association, Local Authority or similar organisation operating within the social housing sector 
  • Recognised qualification within Building Surveying or related discipline (BSc, HND etc.) 
  • Membership to recognised professional body (MCIOB or MRICS highly desired however not essential) 
  • Versatile skillset covering most aspects of social housing surveying, with a willingness to show flexibility and assist in other business units where required
  • Strong technical ability and building pathology knowledge coupled with excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Available with short notice with access to own vehicle 

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV for review or contact Kieran.Williams@buildrec.com // 07487847467.

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