Principal Building Control Surveyor

  • Hackney Council
  • Hackney, London, United Kingdom
  • 02 Feb, 2018
Full time Building Inspector Building Consultant Building Contractor Building Control Building Designer

Job Description

PO6 - £46,377 - £47,292

In addition to the salary stated above, a standby allowance of £2,936 is payable for participating in the Dangerous Structure rota and you would be eligible for the essential car allowance which is £963.00pa with 40.9p per mile paid.

We are seeking an experienced Principal Building Control Surveyor to join our team. You will have a comprehensive working knowledge of current legislation (and regulatory framework provision of the building control function) with a strong background of dealing with complex and large scale projects.

You will have a sound technical knowledge including traditional techniques as well as a specialist knowledge of building control related matters such as fire engineering; structural appraisals and energy efficiency.

You must be able to carry out risk assessments and have a proven background of dangerous structure assessments and directing emergency works.  

You will run your own patch, undertake major Building Regulation schemes across the borough and as an experienced Principal we will look to you to ensure that the team is providing high quality, customer focused and professional service to both external/internal clients, bodies and partners whilst being efficient and cost effective and fulfilling the Council’s duties with regard to building control across the borough.

You will be a Member of a professional body relevant to the building profession, e.g. Chartered Association of Building Engineers; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Structural Engineers; Royal Institute of British Architects.

You must hold a full UK Driving licence and have access to a vehicle to enable you to carry out this role.

It is essential that you attach a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience would enable you to meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.

Closing date: Sunday 25th February 2018.

We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome applicants with a broad diversity of talent and those who are interested in flexible working arrangements.


PO6 - £46,377 - £47,292