Electrical Surveyor

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Electrical Surveyor
Contract / Temporary

Gateshead TCL100123

Posted: 10th January 2023 17:19
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  • Pay Rate:


  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1 month (tbc)


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What's involved with this role:

Electrical Surveyor   

Reference no: Gateshead TCL100123   

Pay rate TBC 


Candidates should state their salary expectations on their CVs/application. 

To provide electrical technical support and knowledge to construction services and other council clients. To carry out and manage the preparation of estimates, programmes, asset surveys and the technical delivery of building contracts 

Key responsibilities: 


  • To carry out programmed cycles of property surveys and the continuous assembly of all forms of data relating to council assets throughout portfolio. 
  • To implement the standards and the policies of the Service across the council portfolio of buildings to ensure safe and secure property assets 
  • To carry out specialist projects within expenditure and time constraints with full end to end consistency 
  • To work with other Officers, Services, Agencies and the public over multiple different facets of the council. 
  • To provide ad hoc surveys, inspections and reports including budget provision in response to client enquiries. 
  • To assist in contract administration of works ensuring compliance with current Council and Statutory regulations. 
  • To undertake research and development of maintenance solutions and the promotion of maintenance technology. To procure and manage service agreements and building maintenance schemes. 
  • To undertake pre-construction, Principal Designer and Contract Administration activities across projects, aligning to the RIBA Plan of Work 2020 and the CDM Regulations 
  • To be pro-active in all aspects of safety management and to comply with current legislation by keeping knowledge base up to date with current regulations and standards. 
  • Such other responsibilities allocated which are appropriate to the grade of the post 

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

  • HNC/D or equivalent qualification in a Building Services related subject 
  • Knowledge of extensive electrical systems in complex buildings 
  • Knowledge of current standards and regulations relating to electrical services 
  • Knowledge: Procurement of contractor services. The Pre-Construction process, Contract Administration, Construction methods and site practices. Preparing extensive estimates for client 
  • Experience using all aspects of Microsoft office 
  • Project works experience 
  • Experience: A broad range of technical supervision in the construction industry. Identifying electrical defects and remedies 
  • Excellent oral and written communication 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: Gateshead TCL100123
Electrical Surveyor
Client Category: Local Authority

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Electrical Surveyor
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