Specialist Advisor (Building Control - LDC)

  • Lewes District Council
  • Lewes, UK
  • 09 Jul, 2018
Full time Building Consultant Building Contractor Building Control Building Designer

Job Description

Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Councils

Service Area: Service Delivery


Title: Specialist Advisor (Building Control - LDC) x 2 vacancies

Grade: E/F

Salary: £28,221-£42,806

Hours: 37

Contract: Permanent


Base: Lewes, East Sussex


Come and join our newly structured Building Control team based in the historic town of Lewes and working in the beautiful semi-rural Lewes District comprising a number of small towns and villages and encompassing part of the South Downs National Park. You will find our work both stimulating and varied. 


We are looking for an experienced and qualified / nearly qualified Building Control professional to assume responsibility for allocated Building Control applications working as part of our specialist team.

The applicant will have an ethos of excellent customer focussed service and the main duties of the post will include examination of plans, site inspection visits, enforcement of legislation and dealing effectively with reported “dangerous structures” and other urgent/emergency cases.

You will ideally be professionally qualified (e.g. RICS/CABE/CIOB) with significant experience working within a Local Authority Building Control team.

You should preferably hold a degree (e.g. Building Control Surveying / Building Surveying) OR have a minimum HNC in Building Construction with significant and relevant construction industry experience and be actively working towards a recognised professional qualification (e.g. RICS/CABE).

You should possess an excellent knowledge of the relevant technical guidance and current legislation, being able to demonstrate superb professional assessment skills applicable to more complex and technically challenging commercial and residential cases.

You will be good team player, be self motivated and be able to work under pressure. You will also help to support, develop and mentor other staff.

Additionally you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be computer literate and possess a full, clean driving licence.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is noon 12th August 2018

Interview date to be confirmed