building control surveyor

Job Details

Royal Borough of Kingston are looking for an building control surveyor to be an expert practitioner with extensive experience in Building Control services activity. Provide learning opportunities for more junior surveyors including assistance with judgement on points of dispute that could have long term consequences.

  • Where appropriate, suggest changes in technical policy to the Head of Building Control on issues that can have a profound effect on applicants. Check plans and carry out inspections on site on all types of applications, including complex ones. Appropriate supervision will be provided where projects fall outside scope of your competence level.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with the Building Regulations for a range of varying types of building work, and for keeping up with and abreast of trends, new legislation and professional and/or technical developments across the range of all building types and techniques, including more complex structures.
  • Works with manager and colleagues to define outcomes, set targets and monitor performance, within a culture of continual improvement.
  • Supports operational plans to ensure that the resources within the teams are used to best effect and impact
  • Effectively plan, manage and deliver individual workload requirements in line with service performance standards
  • Take emergency action in connection with dangerous structures reported to the Council under the provisions of the London Building Acts (Amendment Act) 1939, including appointment of external contractors which can be outside normal hours.
  • Assist with the development of market share as well as providing solutions to increase and generate additional income.
  • Hold and maintain a licence with the Building Safety Regulator in line with the requirements of a Registered Building Inspector.
  • Take responsibility for driving out unnecessary waste through continuous process improvement. Embracing and implementing change and reviewing existing products, services and markets. Provide mentorship, guidance and career development direction to less experienced colleagues, encouraging career focus through personal development, outstanding performance and good attitude.
  • Member of a relevant professional body such as RICS, CABE, CIOB or equivalent with relevant Building Control bias and evidence of achieving CPD requirement.

Payrate: £40.47 umbrella