Temporary Maintenance Surveyor

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Temporary Maintenance Surveyor
Contract / Temporary

NNC 8821

Posted: 13th June 2022 14:04
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  • Pay Rate:

    £17.00 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months


    NN16 8PP

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Maintenance Surveyor 

Job Ref: 8821 

Opus People Solutions are looking for a Maintenance Surveyor to join the Housing Team   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • To inspect void properties or properties requiring repair and organise a schedule of works so that the property meets the quality standard and is made available at the earliest opportunity. 
  • To be responsible for the timely hand over of void properties to the Housing Management Team for re-letting, on completion of works. 
  • To be responsible for carrying out stock condition surveys on properties in the housing stock. 
  • To be responsible for carrying out and arranging structural surveys to properties, prepare tender documentation and deal with any planning or building regulation applications. 
  • To be responsible for the supervision, line management and direction of a team of tradespeople working for the Council’s Housing service. To include performance management, absence management and the management of conduct and capability. 
  • To monitor repair and survey data in order to identify key maintenance areas for inclusion in future planned maintenance and capital programmes. 
  • To be responsible for producing and circulating an agreed quality standard for works on occupied or void properties in the Council’s housing stock. 
  • To arrange for works orders to be issued to contractors. 
  • To be responsible for post inspection of properties ensuring that work has been completed to the correct standard in a timely way and within budget. 
  • To provide progress reports on the management and performance of the maintenance service to the Property Services Manager and Maintenance Manager 

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

  • Relevant Degree or evidence of equivalent experience in the building industry 
  • Working knowledge of health and safety regulations 
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of maintenance in a local authority or housing association in the capacity as a building surveyor or equivalent and, involved with day-to-day repairs and void property repairs management 
  • Experience of line managing qualified trades personnel 
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills 
  • Able to produce clear, concise and persuasive written reports and letters on complex issues 
  • Ability and willingness to take part in the council’s emergency call out rota / procedure 


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. 

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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. 


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Job Ref: NNC 8821
Temporary Maintenance Surveyor
Client Category: Local Authority

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