Building Surveyor

Job Details

London borough of islington are looking for building surveyor To deal with repair issue cases referred to them, diagnose the cause and arrange for works to be carried out. This will include the assessment of condensation cases and drafting reports for presentation tom the High Value Repair Panel.


  • Carry out building inspections as necessary to diagnose the cause of building
    defects, raise work orders using National Housing Federation Schedule of Rates or
    specifications as appropriate.
  • To prepare reports relating to condensation in compliance with the LBI
    Condensation Protocol.
  • To assist in the preparation of reports for senior managers, including those of a
    policy or strategic nature.
  • To produce professional technical reports and present them to the High Value
    Repair Panel.
  • To manage subsidence and structural failure cases in association with specialist
    external consultants.
  • To assess alteration requests from tenants and leaseholders and complete
    paperwork in compliance with the process.
  • To manage fire, flood or collision Insurance cases.
  • To assist the Legal Disrepair and Diagnostics Manager in the development of
    policies and procedures relating tom the Repairs Service.
  • Undertake Quality Assurance checks on works in progress or completed.
  • Have a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, Building Regulations and
    Codes of Practice.
  • As and when required, attend meetings, including those held out of normal working hours
  • Understand the repair responsibilities of the Council in relation to Tenants and
    Leaseholders, including Leaseholder consultation requirements.
  • Provide a prompt, courteous and helpful response when dealing with queries from
    customers, their representatives, other agencies and internal colleagues.
  • Monitor and oversee works on site. Agree variation requests and manage payment
  • Maintain proper and accurate electronic records

Payrate: £41.90 umbrella