Maintenance Surveyor

Employer
The Salvation Army
Location
Ireland (IE) ( Homeworking )
Salary
£35,961 per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2020
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Job details Job reference V06229

Date posted 28/08/2020

Application closing date 20/09/2020

Location Homeworking

Salary £35,961 per annum

Package 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata for part-time); a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme

Job category/type Property Attachments Advert - V06229.pdfJob description and Person specification - V06229.pdf Maintenance Surveyor Job description

Location: Covering Ireland (Home based with regular travel)

The Salvation Army’s Property and Facilities Service has a vacancy for a Maintenance Surveyor.  We are looking for a highly organised, confident and personable Maintenance Surveyor to join the team and provide a repairs and maintenance service to our diverse property portfolio of houses, Churches, Social Centres and Charity Shops.

Our Property and Facilities Services is essential to our smooth running and although this position is home based in Ireland, you will travel to administrative offices in Belfast on a regular basis.

As Maintenance Surveyor, you will be required to deliver a Repairs and Maintenance service within a designated geographical location to The Salvation Army’s diverse property portfolio of Church, commercial, residential Social and community buildings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out maintenance inspections (including defect diagnosis), specify, tender, seek approval for works, appoint and manage contractors, control finances, manage quality and sign off works
  • Undertake Equality Act Access Audits for the portfolio, including managing resultant building-related works, within policy
  • Deliver a Cyclical Planned Maintenance multi-property programme involving initial inspection, specifying, tendering, appointing contractors, supervising works and acting as Contract Administrator
  • Carry out ad-hoc inspections of properties for purposes of pre-acquisition, post works, dispute resolution or quality control
  • Advise the Estates Manager and internal clients on matters relating to minor repairs and maintenance

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record of maintenance inspections, defect diagnosis and repair management to occupied buildings, especially residential
  • A working knowledge of the CDM Regulations 2015 and the Equality Act 2010, plus experience of carrying our Access Audits
  • An understanding of statutory compliance and health and safety issues as they affect property
  • Full membership of the RICS (Building Surveying) or the CIOB, plus a relevant property-related degree
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal) and IT skills
  • To be able to work on your own initiative, plus the ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • All applicants must be able to work within the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army

In order to complete your application please download and read the advert and job description and person specification.

(please note that once the job closes the document will no longer be available to download)

In the person specification you will find the criteria required for the role please make sure that you address this in your supporting statement.

The Salvation Army expresses its faith through charitable action by working at the heart of communities across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. We have 750 community churches and social centres where we offer friendship, practical help and support to some of the most disadvantaged people in our communities.

Motivated by our Christian faith we offer practical support and services to all who need them, regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual orientation.

Your support allows us to respond to the people who need us most. Across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, we:

  • Provide over 3,000 places every night in 82 lifehouses
  • Helped 1,208 people through our Employment Plus service
  • Supported 2,267 victims referred to our modern slavery services
  • Brought together 5,690 people at our lunch clubs

The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland is part of the wider international Salvation Army, which changes lives in 131 countries around the world.

Contact Us
  • 101 Newington Causeway
  • London
  • SE1 6BN
  • GB
  • 447525020119
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