Senior Building Surveyor

  • Location

    St Albans

  • Sector:

    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £42k - 46k per year + Car

  • Contact:

    Aaron Hayes

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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Senior Building Surveyor - Summary

£42,000-£46,000 + car - St Albans

My client is looking for someone who is responsible for overseeing the delivery of the Public and Private Sector Disabled Facilities Grants, Aids and Adaptations to council to social housing.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Building Surveyor

  • Responsible for the effective management of the Disabled Facilities Grants System and aids and adaptations to Council owned homes. To provide advanced technical and legislative advice to officers of the Council and customers in relation to adaptations under current legislation
  • To carry out surveys of properties to determine eligibility for one of a range of grants and to write up specifications for the work involved. This includes appointing and managing contractors and consultants on site in the delivery of works and liaising with occupants before the onset of any works in regard to health and safety, likely impact of proposed works on the household and project timescales.
  • To liaise positively and helpfully with residents members of the public and councillors to ensure the smooth and effective completion of repair and improvement work to Council property on a daily basis

Requirements for the Senior Building Surveyor

  • Technical qualification in Building Surveying or similar discipline
  • Extensive experience within Repairs & aids and within a social housing environment
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Knowledge of legislation, regulations, standards and core disciplines of work area including DDA Act 1995, Health & Safety at Work Act, CDM Regulations, Building Regulations, Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006, the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, HMO legislation, etc

If you are interested in applying for this role or require further information please contact Aaron from Build Recruitment on 07944267229 or send your CV to Aaron.Hayes@buildrec.com.

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