Principal Building Control Surveyor - London

England, London
£40 - £50 per hour + Negotiable
18 Mar 2019
15 Apr 2019
Ben Brown
Building Control
Contract Type
Full Time

A Local Authority based in London are looking for a highly experienced Principal Building Control Surveyor.

Your new company

This role is based in London. This role requires you to be able to provide a range of professional and technical skills. To discharge the Council's delegated powers and duties as required under the Building Regulations, Building Act and associated legislation. Assist in the provision of service for the diverse range of activities.

The Building Control team is made up of experienced and qualified Surveyors who work with homeowners, local builders, architects and agents to make sure that work carried out is safe, well-built and energy efficient. They have great local knowledge and provide practical advice and guidance at every step of the way.

About the role

As a Building Control Surveyor, you will be ensuring that all works controlled under the Building Regulations and associated legislation are undertaken in such a manner as to comply with substantive provisions. You must also see to it that any unauthorised work is brought into compliance and lead on to any necessary enforcement action under the Building Regulations and Building Act.

Prime responsibility for taking decisions on all aspects of Dangerous Structures and responding within 2-hour target time. When necessary to work in accordance with the emergency plan and liaise with other departments of the Council and outside bodies to achieve removal of the dangerous structure. Complete call out reports, record administration, and issue and serve any required notices.

What you'll need to succeed

You need to have a minimum of 5 years Building Control experience in a local authority or similar organisation processing complex building regulation applications; enforcing and remedying breaches. Corporate Membership of either the RICS or the CABE is also required for this role.

Ideal candidates will also need to be able to provide their own car and be IT capable as the office is paperless.

What you'll get in return

You will be offered an hourly rate of £40-50 per hour, depending on your experience, for a 6 month contract, comprising of 37 hours over 5 days per week. There will be an opportunity for flexible and home-working once you settle with them.

What you need to do now

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