Disrepair Surveyor – Property Services

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Disrepair Surveyor – Property Services
Honiton, Devon
Contract / Temporary

E Devon 5244545

Posted: 1st February 2024 09:03
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  • Pay Rate:

    £35.75 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 9am to 4pm

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • Honiton, Devon,

    EX14 1EJ

What's involved with this role:

Interim Disrepair Surveyor – Property Services

Job Ref: E Devon 5244545

Pay Rate: £35.75 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, 9am to 4pm 

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

City: Honiton, Devon

Hybrid working

The purpose of the role is to provide the day to day repair service to tenants and maintain the Council’s housing stock. To manage the day to day repair/void contracts and contractors to a high standard providing high quality repair services to the Council and tenant. To support the Senior Technical Officer and other technical staff in achieving the priorities and objectives of the Council.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with the reactive and planned property maintenance requirements of the Council’s dwellings within a prescribed budget and aligned to the contract, and to ensure compliance with the current Decent Homes Standard.
  • Provide the day-to-day repair service to tenants and maintain the Council’s housing stock.
  • Manage the day-to-day repair/void contracts and contractors to a high standard providing high quality repair services to the Council and tenant.
  • Support the Senior Technical Officer and other technical staff in achieving the priorities and objectives of the Council.
  • Investigate repair requests, diagnose faults and complaints, commission repairs and supervise them through to completion. Carrying out pre and post inspections of repairs in line with the current contract requirements.
  • Establish appropriate effective working relationships with the current contractor/s which support and grow the partnership.
  • Provide a supportive technical duty surveyor function to the current contractor/s, and the contact centre team on a rota basis.
  • Undertake the preparation of condition surveys to enable the implementation of the planned and cyclical maintenance programmes.
  • Manage the quoted works and exclusion works elements of this contract to ensure value for money and accuracy of these works in line with the contract.
  • Processing/managing claims for payment in line with specific Contract terms, set limits, Statutory Regulations, procurement rules and EDDC Standing Orders.
  • Monitoring contractors on site and reporting on performance issues while ensuring value for money.
  • Survey properties to identify, log and deal with the presence of asbestos based materials.
  • Be involved in regular operational meetings with the current term contractor in order to assess contract performance.
  • Check dwellings to ensure that the Council meets its legal responsibility in relation to Statutory Compliance in line with current Regulations, e.g. gas, electric, fire, legionella, solid fuel etc.

 

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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:

A full UK driving licence and own car are essential.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Good general education e.g. GCSE grade C and above – including Maths and English.
  2. HNC or equivalent in a building related subject or experience in building related work and identifying building defects and specifying repair works.
  3. Qualified Building Surveyor, or equivalent qualified building degree.

 

Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Evidence of practical experience in building related maintenance.
  3. Experience of the management of contracts and contractors.
  4. Experience of working with a local authority/housing association.
  5. Knowledge of building construction and contract management.
  6. A working knowledge of health and safety, gas safety, fire safety and asbestos regulations.

 

Skills & Abilities:

  1. Able to manage contracts and contractors.
  2. Well developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  3. Excellent organisational skills.
  4. Ability to manage competing priorities.
  5. Accuracy and attention to detail particularly when working to tight deadlines.
  6. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).

 

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Disrepair Surveyor – Property Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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