Project Surveyor x3

£32,029 - £33,799
15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Surveyor x3


£32,029 - £33,799

Ref: 3626

We are looking to appoint Project Surveyors to join our Planned Programmes service.

Would you like a rewarding work-life balance with the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting, rewarding projects helping with our key construction challenges in the City, where we put our customers at the centre of the work we do?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Bristol City Council Housing teams as a Project Surveyor. Bristol owns and manages over 28,500 flats and houses, in all wards across the City, built in every decade over the past 100 years. The surveyor will work on projects to repair, maintain, improve and convert homes, blocks and garages.

Working within the Specialist Project team, Major Projects, or Asset Management teams, you will take responsibility for one of the work areas that covers surveying and managing repair, improvement and conversion works to the council’s homes, blocks and garages, and also undertaking feasibility studies.

Experience of surveying to carry out improvements to residential property is required and experience of working within social housing would be beneficial. You will require good project management skills to deliver maintenance and refurbishment work programmes to the City Council's Housing stock and other buildings. You will ensure works are carried out to a good quality and achieve value for money. You will be responsible for and take ownership of all aspects for assigned projects and programmes of works. This will be from setting up works, including option appraisals as required, through to completion ensuring a satisfactory experience for all residents and stakeholders.

You will be responsible for contract administration and delivery of all technical elements of allocated projects/programmes and ensure Health and Safety, CDM Regs responsibilities are met by in-house and external contractors. The role will require regular visits to resident’s homes and sites undergoing refurbishment. Quality control and post inspections will be an important part of the role and checking claims made for payment are correct prior to the post holder recommending payment for works.

We offer some fantastic benefits including flexible working allowing a good work-life balance, a substantial pension scheme, as well as generous holiday entitlement, regular user mileage allowance where appropriate and the opportunity to develop your career in a major city. We value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve.

If you require any further information, please contact Carlos De Lima on 0117 352 5783, Andrew Gilborson on 0117 922 4133 or Alison Napper on 0117 352 5168.

On applying, you will need to upload your CV, along with a covering letter as the first page of your CV (so it is one document), summarising your interest in the role.

If you think that you have these qualities and experience, we would like to see your application.

Closing date: 29 August 2019.

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve.  We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community.

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