Building Control Surveyor

  • Middlesborough Council
  • Middlesbrough, UK
  • 30 Oct, 2019
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Job Description

Building Control Surveyor

Location: Middlesbrough 

Salary: £23,836 - £35,934 


Job description

Reference: R0000567

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Contractual Status: Permanent 

Middlesbrough Council is making great progress delivering its ambitious economic plans with exciting physical regeneration projects and unprecedented new housing growth.  In addition to this Middlesbrough Council continues to influence the built environment through its planning and building control functions to ensure high quality development which meets the required national standards for building safety, sustainability and other aspects. 


The Planning and Building Control Service is an essential component in Middlesbrough achieving its aspirations for the built environment.  In order to achieve these we require an additional member of staff to join the Building Control Team who is highly motivated, can demonstrate a "can-do" attitude and has with a creative approach to problem solving.  


The council are looking to appoint an experienced Building Control Surveyor although for exceptional candidates other levels within the graded post will be considered, dependent on relevant experience and qualifications, this would include Assistant Building Control Surveyors, Building Control Surveyors and Senior Building Control Surveyors. 


The successful candidate would be appointed to the post relevant to their experience and qualifications and would be able to progress through to the Senior Building Surveyor level subject to relevant experience and qualifications in line with the Person Specification and subject to their being a vacancy for a member of staff at that level.  


Working as a Building Control Surveyor you will have responsibility for your own caseload of projects submitted under the Building Regulations Legislation.  You will be responsible for the examination of submitted plans and information, for the preparation of reports and appropriate recording of inspections and compliance checks / decision making against relevant legislation and guidance documents.  You will be supported within the role to increase your knowledge and improve your skills relevant to the job whilst Senior Building Control Surveyors will also have a supervisory role of more junior members of staff.  You will also have supported responsibility for undertaking the enforcement of Building Regulations as necessary and will support the development of the service and staff. 


Successful candidates will need to hold the relevant level of qualification, have the appropriate experience, be a full member of an appropriate body (depending on the post requirements as detailed in the person specification) and hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a motor vehicle. 


For an informal discussion please contact Stephen Shearer, Principal Building Control Officer at (01642 729474)

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£23,836 - £35,934