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Building Surveyor (Repairs)

Job Type
Portsmouth, Hampshire
£29558 - £32778 per annum
Job Ref
Date Added
April 29th, 2024

Our client is looking for a building surveyor to join their maintenece and repairs team on a temporary contract until October 2024. In this role you will be based at any one of their Area Housing Offices working as part of a repairs and maintenance team. You will carry out a wide range of surveying duties across our varied 15,000 housing stock as well as their portfolio of leasehold and commercial properties supporting to maintain and improve properties, ensure the right repair at the right time and help provide suitable homes when needed.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will predominantly be surveying housing stock, evaluating and diagnosing what work is required, assessing the best options to carry out the work and issuing response repairs.
  • You will also be required to prepare specifications for planned maintenance schemes, gaining quotations and managing a varied range of projects.
  • The type of projects you will be allocated to manage will range from general repair and decorations to external and communal areas and may include fire upgrading work, window replacement, re-roofing, electrical work, extensions, fencing or structural repairs. The value of individual schemes you will be responsible for managing will range up to £50,000. Typically planned projects you will be allocated will have a contract value of £10,000

You will need:

  • Qualification in an appropriate building or construction related subject OR alternatively demonstrate sufficient relevant experience of surveying properties in a repairs and maintenance environment
  • Building related legislation knowledge as appropriate and be able specifically apply as necessary contract law and guidance, building regulations, planning law, party wall act, fire safety, electrical inspections, gas installations, JCT and NEC contracts
  • Practical surveying skills that can be demonstrated; specifically be able to carry out stock data and measured surveys, accurately recording stock data as appropriate.
  • Contract administration knowledge and demonstrate you can manage an individual building contract using either a JCT or NEC contract.

What is on offer

  • Opportunities to work on a varied range of projects and property types including social housing dwellings and various leasehold and commercial assets that we manage.
  • Our clients support by providing training and CPD opportunities to continue to develop the surveying skills you have already acquired. If you are not qualified they are committed to helping you gain chartered membership of the RICS or CIOB.
  • In addition to your salary you will get 26 days annual leave in addition to public holidays, have flexible working arrangements and the option of joining the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

If you have the skills or would like to know more, please apply now!

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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