Principal Building Control

Carrington West
£55 - 65 per hour
Closing date
13 Oct 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Building Control
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Job Details

Are you a Level 6 Building Control Surveyor? If so we have an exciting opportunity to work for one of several local authorities in South London!
The rate is flexible but expected to upwards of £55 p/h
To carry out the relevant sections of the current Building Regulations, Building act 1984, Public Health Act, London Building acts and allied legislation relating to demolition, dangerous structures, and construction. Duties will be carried out in accordance with all Corporate policy and guidelines, ensure a comprehensive customer focused Building Control Service to residents and Businesses. The post holder will be responsible for the learning and development of direct reports and provide cover for the Building Control Team Leader, as appropriate.
Job Specific Accountabilities:
- Deliver service activities and manage small caseloads under the supervision of more experienced staff to ensure intended outcomes for customers and the Council are delivered within agreed service standards.
- Where relevant manage a small team of staff to ensure they are delivering services within agreed standards.
Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:
- Possession of a recognised professional qualification giving membership of an appropriate body (RICS, ABE, CIOB, ISE)
- Experience of working in a Building Control office in a senior role
- Passed LABC Level 6 competence test for high risk and major complex projects
- Thorough knowledge of the Building Regulations and related legislation
- Knowledge and understanding of IT systems
- Ability to demonstrate expert building control knowledge in two of the following disciplines:-
- Structural engineering
- Fire Safety
- Access and facilities for disabled persons
- Building Services
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- To coach, mentor and develop junior staff
- To be able to investigate relevant issues according to experience and knowledge and be able to produce competent written and verbal briefings on complex issues to a variety of audiences
- The ability to carry out site inspections having regard to Corporate and Industry Health and safety policy and guidelines
- To a have a full UK driving licence
If interested please call me on 023 9387 6052 or send your CV to


Carrington West is an award-winning recruitment company providing high calibre talent to the UK highways, transport & infrastructure, town planning, water & environmental, utilities, power & telecoms, building and rail industries. We recruit interim, temporary and permanent professionals from entry to board level across multiple disciplines for private and public sector organisations.

Each of our specialist teams consist of consultants who are experts in the sectors they service. They understand the unique challenges our clients and candidates face and have successfully formed long-term partnerships that lead to time and cost-efficient solutions. We work on contingent, preferred supplier or sole supplier agreements and are ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO27001:2013 accredited and RISQS and Achilles registered..

Founded in 2011, we have grown quickly due to the passion, integrity and excellence of our people who consistently deliver outstanding levels of service so our clients and candidates can achieve their goals. We are active members of the recruitment community striving to improve industry standards as REC members and we have proudly achieved Investor in People Gold status.

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Carrington West Ltd
Building 1000, Lakeside North Harbour

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