Building Control Surveyor

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Job Sector:
South East
Salary Description:
£23.69 per hour
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Role: Building Control Surveyor – RQ381222 Client: Basildon Council Contract Length: 09/12/2019 to 08/01/2020 Location: Basildon IR35: In scope Rate: £23.69 per hour Description The primary role of the postholder is to assist in the enforcement of Building Regulations and assist in disabled access works. You will be responsible for the supervision of building within and across the district. Secondary roles will include contribution to all the Service activities. The postholder will be required to be flexible and adaptable in responding to the fast changing needs of the Service. DUTIES To carry out under the direction of senior staff statutory and routine inspections under the Building Regulations as required by service policy. It is essential to have the ability to translate the details shown on plans into a practical appraisal of the work under construction. The post holder may be required to make on-site decisions relating to building works and to be capable of offering constructive and accurate advice to clients regarding problems encountered and propose solutions. The postholder may require rectification of works and must ensure that such works are carried out satisfactorily. Records of the post holder’s inspections instructions and on-site decisions are required to be maintained to meet all legal and financial implications of the duties. Examination of submissions for consent under Building Regulations and similar related duties as necessary to ensure compliance with Building Regulations, Codes of Practice, British Standards and, where appropriate, European Legislation. Be able to read and work from plans and specifications. Be able to prepare plans of work as necessary. Maintain administrative returns, monthly statistics of commencements and completions and initiate accounts for fees due to the Service for inspections and other duties. Be aware of the progress of approved developments within the District and the nature and extent of any unauthorised works, and report to supervising surveyor as necessary. Be aware of the condition of existing buildings and report any dangerous structures at the earliest possible moment. It is a requirement to be able to carry out supervision of all elements of buildings from foundations to climbing ladders to roofs etc. Keep abreast of revised or new legislation affecting the duties of the Service, attending technical meetings and in-house meetings as required. Be able to fully use the Service IT after any introductory training. The willingness to undertake continuing training is essential. To undertake such other duties and, with suitable training, contribute to Service activities in other fields as directed appropriate to the grade responsibilities and qualifications of the post. These include CDM-C, Access Audits, Energy Audits, Disabled Grant Consultancy, SAP/SBEM calculations. Any other duties appropriate to the post: These other duties must be equivalent to or below the salary and status of the role and, where appropriate, under the Equality Act 2010, due consideration must be given to any employees with a “protected characteristic”. Undertake all the duties within the framework of Equal Opportunities. You must cooperate in all matters relating to Health and Safety and implement all procedures for your job role. The identification of Health and Safety related risks within the working environment must be highlighted to your management.

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Contact: Kris Clare

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