Hertfordshire Building Control
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
HERTFORDSHIRE BUILDING CONTROL LIMITED
Building Control Surveyor
Hertfordshire Building Control is the building control consultancy of choice throughout Hertfordshire.
With the growth in building developments in the County, we are experiencing unprecedented demand for our services and need talented qualified surveyors to join our team and build on our reputation for outstanding customer service.
You will manage a range of interesting projects liaising with clients, design teams, architects and builders and provide professional support to them acting as the compliance lead whilst ensuring that value is added, for our customers, at each stage of the process. This includes:
Working with client and design teams to provide pre-emptive advice
Checking plans submitted for Building Regulation approval
Carrying out on site technical assessments
Offering guidance to builders as well as undertaking forensic investigations
You will enjoy the support of a multi-disciplined professional team but with autonomy and responsibility to make your mark in a growing and successful company.
As a Chartered professional (MRICS, MCABE, MCIOB), you should bring substantial construction industry experience and knowledge of Building Regulations able to make pragmatic decisions. You will have a customer focussed approach, possessing excellent communication skills both written and verbal, recognising the commercial benefits of adding value to our clients whilst ensuring legislation is complied with.
You should be able to work un-supervised, in line with established policies and procedures, but with the experience to know when to seek expert help.
A basic salary of circa £40K to £45K depending on experience
A generous bonus scheme based on performance
Company car allowance
25 days per annum annual leave with additional days for long service.
Employer Pension contribution with life assurance of 3 x salary and salary sacrifice scheme
Tax efficient childcare vouchers and cycle purchase scheme
High street discounts and preferential gym rates
Employee assistance programme
Professional fees paid i.e. CABE, RICS or CIOB
To apply please email your CV to HRAdmin@Watford.gov.uk . For an informal chat please contact Simon Heywood, Managing Director @ email@example.com or 0208 207 7456.
For more information about us please visit our website https://www.hertfordshirebc.co.uk
Milton Keynes Council
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Job Title: Assistant Building Control Surveyor
Hours p/w: 37
Full time/ Permanent Position
Salary: £ 28,485 – £ 32,486 p .a.
Location: Milton Keynes
Closing Date: 28/05/2017
Milton Keynes is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and dynamic place to live, work and play and how better to contribute to that continued success than through a unique and rewarding career with Milton Keynes Council. So if you’re looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, make a move to Milton Keynes Council
We at Milton Keynes Council are looking for an Assistant Building Control Surveyor to join and strengthen our Building Control team. You will work with your colleagues in the team, engaging with construction professionals and members of the public, as well as other departments within the Council, to ensure compliance with Building Regulations for a range of challenging building projects. You will also assist in checking dangerous structures and unauthorised building work.
Formal checking of Building Regulations applications against the technical requirements of the regulations
Carrying out inspections on site at key stages of building work to ensure the requirements of the regulations are being followed
Investigating reports of unauthorised building work and providing evidence for potential enforcement. Dealing with any subsequent retrospective (regularisation) applications
Providing support to the Helpline by providing advice and guidance in relation to technical enquiries
Promoting the local authority building control service and support the LABC Partnering Scheme
Investigating reports of dangerous structures to assist in determining action required to ensure that structures are safe
Liaison, by face to face, verbal and written communications, with construction professionals, builders, members of the public, Councillors, other Council departments and other local authority building control teams in relation to the duties above.
Skills and experience required
Significant experience of working with a Building Control team
Broad understanding of the Building Regulations and Building Act 1984
Good communication skills and ability to deal professionally with a wide range of people and situations
Ability to work without supervision and to manage and prioritise own workload
Ability to work safely in typical construction site conditions which may be potentially hazardous
Skills in using Microsoft Office software and a Building Control database
Full driving licence and own car
Departmental Benefits of this role
Varied and challenging workload from small domestic projects to multi million pound commercial developments
Working alongside colleagues with extensive experience in Building Control providing an excellent resource for development and training
Working within the Regulatory Services team providing access to a wealth of knowledge of other Regulatory requirements
An environment that will encourage innovative and forward thinking ideas
Career progression available subject to obtaining relevant academic achievement and experience within the role
Role suitable for the Council’s Agile Working programme with remote access to required IT systems and use of company smart phone
Use your skills to benefit the local community and experience a rewarding, interesting environment and attractive employment package such as:
Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best and with an employer contribution rate of 18.5%
A generous minimum holiday entitlement of 27 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years.
Option to buy more annual leave
A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity entitlements.
Excellent in house management development programmes endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Flexibility –with full time, part time and term time working options
Fair pay and a commitment to a minimum Living Wage
MK Advantage benefits package – a range of savings including retail, travel and leisure discounts as well as a suite of salary sacrifice benefits.
How to apply
Please upload your covering letter and CV which must include a detailed career history with no gaps, on the Milton Keynes Council Careers website https://goo.gl/Wz7H0c .
Closing date for receipt of applications: Sunday 28th May 2017.
We at Milton Keynes Council take great pride in our city and we hope that it’s you that can help us grow and share our vision.
Principal Client Consultant
Job Reference No: AC 0592017 £41,967.00 - £52,455.36 pa
Come and join the Acivico Team on a journey of innovation, challenge and opportunity and play your part in further honing this growing organisation into a market leading company ready to face the future and lead the way. Acivico Ltd (a multi-disciplinary company wholly owned by Birmingham City Council) is seeking to expand its established and well respected Building Consultancy service team in 2017.
Following the rapid growth of our Approved Inspector Services we are offering an exciting new opportunity to work with a team that will offer the successful candidate a range of Acivico Approved Inspector clients to work with. You will be working on exciting and interesting construction projects, frameworks and clients which includes ‘high street brands’, major public and private sector clients with national and regional designers and constructors.
You will have the support of leading technical and business experts in Building Control. Whilst our offices are based in Birmingham the role of the Acivico Approved Inspectors is suited to flexible independent working arrangements with an occasional requirement to attend the Birmingham City Centre office.
Principal Client Consultant
Our ideal candidate should be qualified and experienced in the construction industry with a broad experience in Private and/or Public sector Building Control.
The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate both customer focus and the ability to ensure key performance indicators are maintained at a consistenly high level.
Ideally applicants will have building control experience across the residential, commercial,education and healthcare sectors of construction.
Both technical leadership and people management skills are required and a qualification in leadership or management would be an advantage while corporate membership of RICS, CIOB or MCABE is an essential requirement of the role.
Find out more - For further information or an informal discussion about the vacancy contact Paud Moriarty on 07766 925221 or 0121 464 0937 firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively Richard Cymler on 0121 303 6043 email@example.com
Closing date for applications is 21st May 2017
London Borough of Newham
London Borough of Newham, United Kingdom
Building Control Manager £48,825.00 - £59,664.00 pa.
Newham will offer you a unique working environment within a London borough that is at the centre of many of Europe’s most exciting regeneration projects, including the Olympic Legacy and the Royal Docks, building thousands of new homes and creating thousands of new jobs, leading to a major uplift of the Borough as a whole.
With c.2000 new homes targeted to be delivered per year by 2025 and 25 major regeneration projects underway, including Stratford City, the Olympic Legacy, Canning Town redevelopment plus the arrival of Crossrail in 2018, Newham is leading in the delivery of creating distinctive and high quality places. We focus on the marketing and promotion of our Building Control Service so as to minimise the loss of work to Approved Inspectors in the private sector.
Newham is looking for an enthusiastic and highly-motivated individual with proven Local Authority Building Control experience to manage our dynamic Building Control team.
The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have put the Newham in the international spotlight and are driving change at an unprecedented pace and scale. With an abundance of land for development, world-class transport and digital infrastructure, and a young, energetic and increasingly skilled workforce, the Borough is ideally placed to accommodate much of London’s growth in the 21st century. As development and investment in the UK’s capital moves steadily eastwards, Newham is set to become a new heart for London. This is a rare opportunity to join our high performing Building Control team.
The job requires a high calibre Building Control team manager with comprehensive knowledge of the practical application of the legislative standards of the Building Regulations and Safety of Sports Grounds. You will contribute to Service planning, be responsible for performance and budget management, and JLAB cost centres. In addition, you will actively pursue opportunities to attract business to the Service to maintain and improve Newham Building Control’s market share and maximise income opportunities in a competitive market.
If you want to help shape this part of London – and leave a lasting legacy for all its communities – come and join the team!
As a Chartered professional (RICS, CABE, CIOB), you should bring construction industry experience and knowledge of Building Control relating to a wide breadth of buildings, including high rise and sports grounds. You will play an integral role in making pragmatic and value decisions on compliance with Building Regulations and NHBC Standards, driving forward new schemes within the Borough and effectively turn our Vision into reality.
We are looking for a dynamic individual who is a team player and is self-motivated, enthusiastic and has the ability to manage complex and varied cases.
You will contribute to the delivery of an efficient and effective Building Control service for the Borough, including taking decisions of allocated Building Regulation applications, Notices and matters allocated by the Head of Planning and Development, enabling the delivery of quality developments in line with legislation, industry performance guidelines and internal targets.
Closing Date: 2 nd May 2017
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