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Project Surveyors

Employer
Bristol City Council
Location
Bristol
Salary
£35,745 - £38,890
Closing date
16 Jan 2022
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Project Surveyor x3.5

Bristol

£32,910 - £34,728

3 x Full Time, Permanent

1 x Part Time 18.5 Hours, Permanent

Ref: VAC002243

What will I be doing?

There is now an exciting opportunity to join Homes & Landlord Services, Planned Maintenance Division, where you will work with a team of dedicated construction professionals and deliver high-profile projects across the City.

The post of Project Surveyor can work across any of our planned maintenance teams and improvement teams, with these opportunities arising on our Major Projects and External Maintenance teams.

It provides an opportunity to play a leading role in the delivery of maintenance projects on our medium to high rise social housing blocks from inception through to completion. The projects be small or large and can last up to 18 months with values of up to £1 million.

What do I need to have?

Experience of surveying to carry out improvements to properties is required and experience of working within social housing would be beneficial. The scope of works for these projects can include repairing or replacing the roof, windows and/or doors internal communal decorations, concrete and balcony repairs, works to the curtilage of the block.  You will ensure that work is carried out to the Client’s standards, specification and timescales, ensuring quality and value for money, inspecting work at key stages through to practical completion. You will be responsible for all aspects of assigned projects including the management of the main contractor and ensure a satisfactory experience for all residents and stakeholders.

Key qualities that we are looking for:

Experience and knowledge of the building industry especially refurbishment projects

  • You will be a building surveyor or construction professional with experience of contract administration, project management, defect diagnosis and condition surveying.
  • You will also need to have qualifications and experience that demonstrate your knowledge of building defects and solutions, as well as a track record of managing different types of contracts and working with contractors and sub-contractors delivering large refurbishment projects.

Should projects and priorities demand you may also in future be required to work within any of our other planned maintenance and improvement teams.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice – mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To apply for this opportunity please submit your CV along with a Cover Letter outlining how you meet the criteria detailed within the attached Person Specification.

Additional Information

For an informal discussion in relation to this post please contact Miles Tilling, Construction Programme Manager on 07469 029450, Andrew Gilborson, Major Projects Manager, on 07920 414355, or Paul Chaffey, Cyclical Maintenance Manager on 07786 275010.

Closing date: 16 January 2022.

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. We particularly welcome applications from Young People, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and Female candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

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