Senior Building Control Surveyor

  • Stroma
  • Petts Wood, Orpington, UK
  • 29 Apr, 2019
Full time Building Inspector Building Consultant Building Contractor Building Control Building Designer

Job Description

Your role as a Senior / Building Control Surveyor is to provide a customer focused building control plan checking and site inspection service to help ensure projects meet the Building Regulations and associated guidance.

Reports to: Building Control Manager

Key Tasks

  • Maintain a portfolio of projects and clients whilst efficiently prioritising own workload.
  • Assess and set fees.
  • Capable of working on complex projects.
  • Provide mentor support to junior surveyors.
  • Foster sound working relationships with colleagues and external contacts.
  • Vet applicable documents and drawings to ensure compliance with the Building Regulations, associated statutory legislation and guidance.
  • Allocate and manage projects with external professional site inspection consultants.
  • Carry out site inspections, prepare site visit reports and witness tests.
  • Attend client and design team meetings to give professional building control advice.
  • Ensure close communication with line manager to ensure commercial and technical requirements of projects are met and immediately advising of difficulties or uncertainties.
  • Consult with the fire authorities and other statutory bodies as necessary.
  • Ensure DMS records are maintained to ensure the Company’s Quality Procedures, service levels and contractual requirements are being met.
  • Contribute positively to the culture, vision and values, conduct and discipline of the Building Control Division and Stroma Group to encourage an enjoyable, productive and efficient working environment for all.
  • Ensure health and safety site measures are adhered to including the use of all protective/safety equipment.
  • Operate within company terms, conditions and procedures.
  • To undertake other duties, within the competence of the post holder, as may be reasonably required from time to time.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Corporate or Associate membership of RICS, CABE, CIOB or equivalent.
  • Conversant with relevant legislation, technical guidance and the Construction Industry Council Code of Conduct.
  • Previous in-house or external building control experience.
  • Current valid driving licence.
  • Customer focussed.
  • Reliable
  • Confidential
  • Accountable
  • Adaptable
  • Good communicator and negotiator.
  • Good organiser.
  • IT literate.
  • Problem solver.
  • Works with Initiative and prioritising skills.
  • Attention to detail