Surveyor – Property Services

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Surveyor – Property Services
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Contract / Temporary

Kirklees TCL 0008 A09F / 1

Posted: 13th March 2024 11:26
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.53 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday to Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • Huddersfield, West Yorkshire,

    HD1 2NF

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Surveyor – Property Services

Job Ref: Kirklees TCL 0008 A09F / 1

Pay Rate: £18.53 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday to Friday, normal working hours

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 6 months

City: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Enhanced DBS disclosure required for this role

Hybrid working

As a proactive Surveyor the post holder will support the Team Leader and deliver the operational duties of their service/business area. The post holder will work with colleagues across the organisation in line with KNH’s core behaviours and values and contribute to the delivery of the organisation’s purpose, vision and objectives, ensuring positive outcomes for the business and KNH customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise on all aspects of building maintenance and surveying, acting as Supervising Officer, and through technical supervision achieve high quality standards in building works and associated services.
  • Prepare detailed specifications for allocated projects, undertaking the preparatory, planning and monitoring work necessary to meet the individual requirements of each project or scheme.
  • Carry out stock condition surveys, and contribute to the development of the Asset Management Plan and Investment Strategy.
  • Carry out Professional Estimating and Quantity Surveying functions for a range of contractual agreements from initial receipt of the contract documentation to the submission and agreement of the final accounts.
  • Provide specialist expertise on domestic gas heating and / or electrical services and project management of rewiring programmes, other electrical schemes, gas servicing contracts, maintenance contracts, planned maintenance and commercial heating.
  • Provide specialist advice in relation to damp, timber infestations and structural defects and manage specialist works that are carried out in relation to this.
  • Deliver all operational aspects of your relevant service/business area.
  • Work collaboratively with your Team Leader and other Surveyors to monitor, analyse and deliver improvements across all relevant performance indicator areas in order to increase customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare professional and clearly written communications to colleagues, partners and customers.
  • Manage any delegated budgets and resources in accordance with delegated authority and KNH’s Financial Procedure Rules. Take responsibility for required corrective action when necessary.
  • Support the Team Leader to ensure the performance, overall quality, cost effectiveness and value for money of your business/service area(s).
  • Contribute as required to developing new products and services which contribute to the financial viability and sustainability of the organisation.


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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.

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

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



  1. GCSE (or equivalent) Grade 4 (C) or above in English & Maths or equivalent.
  2. ONC or Equivalent (Level 3 Btec in Construction and the Build Environment) or relevant City and Guilds in the Construction and the Built environment or working towards such qualification.
  3. HNC or Equivalent (Level 4 in the Construction and Built Environment) or equivalent experience in the Building Surveying environment or working towards qualification.


Skills & Experience

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to interact effectively and sensitively, in person, via the telephone and in writing with a range of stakeholders, internal and external.
  4. Demonstrate a proven track record of delivering targets and goals within operational plans.
  5. Skill and ability to work with partner organisation to achieve common goals.
  6. Previous experience of data input and maintenance of databases and/or Contact Management Systems.
  7. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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Job Ref: Kirklees TCL 0008 A09F / 1
Surveyor – Property Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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