Braintree District Council Braintree, United Kingdom
19 Jan, 2018Full time
Braintree District Council are seeking a Principal Building Control Surveyor to provide building control services to the Council’s customers in accordance with established processes. The district is a predominantly rural environment, with three large towns, ensuring the work is always varied and interesting. Located just 45 minutes away from London, Braintree District benefits from excellent transport links, especially with the close proximity of Stansted Airport. As the Principal Building Control Surveyor you will assist with the day to day management of the small but busy, Building Control team. You will support the Building Control Manager to operate the service and maintain high standards of delivery and customer care. You will also be responsible for Building Control duties in your own area of the District. These are likely to include providing advice to builders, agents, applicants and the general public and assisting with preparing committee reports. This opportunity will suit applicants looking for their first management role in local authority Building Control. In order to be successful for this job you will need to have extensive experience in Building Control and must possess strong knowledge of statutory requirements relating to building control, including good knowledge of construction materials and techniques. You should have good understanding of structural design matters in order to carry out initial assessment of designs submitted and problems encountered on site. You will need a full driving licence and access to a vehicle. A car lease scheme is available if required. What you'll receive in return In addition to a competitive salary you will be entitled to participate in the Local Government Pension Scheme, cycle to work scheme and salary sacrifice car lease scheme. You can also receive assistance with child care, discounted local gym membership and will also have access to a range of work/life balance policies. What you need to do now If you're interested in this job, click 'apply now' or for further information please visit https://www.braintree.gov.uk/directory_record/6840/principal_building_control_surveyor or call Dave Jarvis, the Building Control Manager for further information on 01376 557781. Closing date for all applications will be on 16 th February 2018.