Principal Building Control Surveyor

London (Greater) (GB)
£43,503 - £48,237
18 Mar 2019
22 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Building Control Surveyor
Vacancy Reference Number: PLA00390

 Closing Date: 22 Apr 2019


Directorate:          Place

Division:               Planning & Building Control

Section:                Building Control

Team:                   N/A

Grade:                  PO5-PO6 - £43,503 - £48,237

Contract Type:     Permanent

Number of Posts: 1

Hours per week:  35


In addition to the salary there are call out and travel allowances payable

Tower Hamlets Building Control is responsible for a wide range of diverse projects, from high rise residential blocks and offices to rear extensions of people’s homes. For an ambitious individual, we offer the projects to inspire, motivate, develop and satisfy your professional aspirations. Our impressive portfolio spans the London City Island and Canary Wharf expansion, Wood Wharf and Wardain and major out of Borough partnership projects such as the South bank development and Embassy Gardens. We have a professionally qualified management team to encourage you, while you learn and progress in a supportive environment. 

About the role

Responsible for supporting the allocated Team Leader in the management of the surveying Team, this is your chance to make an impact on highly complex and innovative developments. Assisting in managing the delivery of the Council’s responsibilities, you’ll:

  • Determine the outcome of building regulation applications
  • Inspect of building work in progress to ensure compliance with the Building Regulations, London Building Acts and related legislation
  • Deputise for the Team Leader in his/her absence including the authorisation of legal
  • documents.
  • Respond to alleged dangerous structures and assist in the processing of applications for
  • demolition work.
  • Commit to the principles and practice of equality, diversity in employment and service delivery.
  • Have a full awareness of all Health and Safety requirements.

About the benefits

It’s a role where you’ll be highly valued and rewarded. There are many benefits to working in Tower Hamlets Building Control, such as highly competitive salaries, borough wide parking permit paid, car allowance, and mileage allowance and flexible working arrangements including working from home.

The Building Control Department has recently been restructured to accommodate future demands, additional experience while also future proofing the team with opportunities from all levels; we offer opportunities for you to learn, progress and manage to become a highly skilled professional. We support and encourage you to achieve your true potential, job satisfaction, deliver benefits to the Tower Hamlets Community and make a real difference for their health, safety and welfare.

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