Building Control Surveyor (Major Projects)

Central London
£55,500 - £65,500 per annum
31 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
Building Control
Contract Type
Full Time

This role, working on NHBC’s most complex, high value, iconic and technically challenging projects is advertised as a London office based role (with the potential for some flexibility).

Involved right from inception you will liaise with client design teams and provide professional support, carrying out Building Regulations technical assessments and leading the building control function on these highly complex developments.  Offering onsite guidance to builders and our own inspection teams, as well as undertaking forensic investigations. Your role will involve climbing ladders, working at height and a full UK driving licence is required.

Building Control Surveyor (Major Projects)

As a Chartered professional (MRICS, MCABE, MCIOB), you should bring substantial construction industry experience and knowledge of Building Control, Building Regulations, BS 9991 and BS9999 relating to complex high rise structures. Awareness of forensic investigations of buildings, defect identification and repair.  Proven ability to make pragmatic and value decisions on compliance with Building Regulations and NHBC Standards.  Able to work with the minimum of supervision, in line with established policies and procedures. Knowledge of environmental issues and relevant standards/legislation. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Salary / Benefits you’ll receive as our Building Control Surveyor (Major Projects):

- A basic salary £55,500 - £65,500 depending on location and experience.

- 6% bonus.

- 26 days pa annual leave with option to purchase one additional week per year.

- Pension Mark Plus scheme (up to 10.5% of salary employer contribution)

- Life assurance of 4 x salary. 

- Partially funded private medical insurance.

- Cycle purchase scheme.

- High street discounts and preferential gym rates.

- Employee assistance programme.

Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate


Our purpose is to work with the house building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homeowners. Homes are at the heart of all our lives and our employees are proud to be making a difference to improving the standards of house building in the UK. Being an independent non-profit distributing company with no shareholders enables us to focus on our mission. NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, we currently insure over 1.6m homes, with a market share of approximately 80% and is also the largest Approved Inspector.

Always happy to talk flexible working

We encourage employees to work flexibly in different ways including home working, field working and both formal and informal flexible working arrangements. We don’t promise we can offer you what you want, but we are always willing and happy to talk flexible working options.  This can be discussed further during the interview process.

Diversity and Inclusion 

NHBC is committed to equal opportunities for all. We are a signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant and the Women in Finance Charter. Our inclusive culture helps us to maintain competitive advantage as we aim to attract people from diverse backgrounds to complement our team. Underlying our overall commitment to equality is the fundamental belief in the right of all employees and customers to be treated with dignity and respect and to be guaranteed freedom from discrimination.

Our Values

Excellent – Proud and professional in all that we do.

Connected - Collaborating, sharing and achieving success as a team.

Human - Challenging, supporting and respecting each other.

Progressive - Inspired by possibilities, learning and adapting together. 

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