Building Property Safety Case Surveyor

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Building Property Safety Case Surveyor
Interim Position

Warwick 5227927

Posted: 9th May 2023 11:57
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £20.98 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6-7 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Building Property Safety Case Surveyor   

Reference no: Warwick 5227927   

Pay rate up to £20.98 per hour PAYE depending on experience   

This opening assignment is for 6-7 months 

To undertake a full range of Project Management & Building Surveying duties and responsibilities, as required in order to maintain and improve the Council’s property portfolio and housing stock, ensuring that the Council’s responsibilities and duties as landlord and service provider are upheld in line with current and pending legislation 

Key responsibilities: 


  • To carry out the planning, specification, procurement, implementation, management, and delivery of a variety of planned work projects and planned and cyclical maintenance contracts to any Council asset; undertake stock condition surveys, measured surveys, defect inspections, project management or post-inspections; and prepare project feasibility studies, reports, technical drawings, works and tender specifications, RIBA work plans, works orders, confirmations of instructions, health and safety information, planning, building control or listed building applications as appropriate, to ensure that the Council’s assets are maintained in good condition and in compliance with all relevant statutory or regulatory responsibilities.  
  • To provide a point of contact for clients and customers in relation to specified project management works and/or designated assets including car parks and/or watercourses or Sustainable Urban Drainage schemes on Council land, environmental improvements or street furniture maintenance, considering and processing work requests and enquiries, instructing contractors as appropriate and providing clear and accurate information to clients and customers to achieve a successful conclusion to each request and provide technical advice and support for Building Managers and client staff colleagues at all stages of project work planning and delivery. 
  • Manage and administer specified project works and planned and cyclical maintenance contracts ensuring that correct contractual procedures and practices are followed in order to maintain contractual and fiscal control 
  • To analyse, understand and interpret stock condition information, risk assessments (Fire Risk Assessments, DDA Assessments etc.), client requests and responsive repair requests and use the information to make recommendations to plan, organise and deliver timely, effective programmes of repair, maintenance, refurbishment and improvement works to designated assets; and provide management and stock condition information relating to planned project works and planned and cyclical maintenance requirements to the Data Co-ordinator, Compliance Manager, Technical Manager or Building Managers as required to enable accurate records to be maintained and data analysed to inform future service improvements and the effective planning and delivery of future work programmes 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • HNC, HND, Degree relevant to the built environment or a proven track record and 3 year’s experience of working for a local authority, housing provider or other appropriate provider in a relevant field 
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation relevant to the construction industry.  
  • Knowledge of typical contractual mechanisms and industry legislation e.g. the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act  
  • Basic knowledge of housing repairs legislation and standards e.g. the decent homes standard/HHSRS 
  • Experience of liaising directly with clients, customers and contractors  
  • Experience of managing contractor performance 
  • Experience of undertaking building surveys and planning and managing the resultant works.  
  • Experience of project managing major works with customers in their homes or business premises  
  • Experience of monitoring and managing budgets for individual projects. 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills  
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Warwick 5227927
Building Property Safety Case Surveyor
Client Category: Local Authority

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Building Property Safety Case Surveyor
Client Category: Local Authority

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