Senior Building Control Officer

  • Bristol City Council
  • Bristol, UK
  • 15 Mar, 2019
Full time Building Inspector Building Consultant Building Contractor Building Control Building Designer

Job Description

Department: Growth and Regeneration

BG10-11: £32,029 - £37,849

Full-time, permanent

Based at: City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR.

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Would you like a rewarding work-life balance with the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting, rewarding projects helping with our key construction challenges in the City, where we put our customers at the centre of the work we do?

You’ll assist in enforcing the Building Regulations and allied legislation, by carrying out site inspections and plan appraisal for proposals through the Building Control process from the pre-application stage, through to completion on site. You will also assist with the other activities such as enforcement and dangerous structures.

We are currently seeking an experienced Building Control Surveyor with an appropriate construction qualification, such as a degree / HNC in construction or Building, which leads if not already into professional membership of an appropriate body; such as the RICS or CABE, to join our team in Bristol City Council. The role requires proficiency in the Building Regulations, allied legislation and good knowledge of the main methods of construction and materials

As one of the largest cities in the South West of England and one of the country’s core cities, Bristol is a vibrant, historic and multi-cultural city that is enjoying a level of growth within the construction industry. With a multitude of development from all aspects of the construction spectrum the opportunities and challenges faced by the construction professional are second to none.

You will carry site inspections and appraise plans on Building regulations applications and will be given the opportunity to work on a variety of projects enabling you to build on your existing experience, with an expectation to put our customers at the centre of the work we do.

This is a career grade post and appointment salary will depend on qualifications and experience. We offer some fantastic benefits including flexible working allowing a good work-life balance, a substantial pension scheme, as well as generous holiday entitlement, regular user mileage allowance where appropriate and the opportunity to develop your career in a major city. We value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve.

To discuss this opportunity informally please contact Steve Pearce, Group Manager on 0117 922 3770 or email

To apply please click here.

Closing date: 31 March 2019.



£32,029 - £37,849