Maintenance Surveyor

Job Details

North yorkshire council  are looking for an maintenance surveyor to be responsible to the Property Maintenance Officer for the co-ordination and delivery surveying, and maintenance services to a defined number of establishments.


  • Surveying establishments to record condition and other issues
  • Liaise with establishments / colleagues / contractors to diagnose issues and specify works as required
  • To monitor works undertaken by contractors, including through post completion monitoring of repair work, and to take action as required / directed
  • To undertake a programme of annual meetings to establishments / schools to review property / condition / risk issues and to provide professional advice as appropriate
  • To contribute towards the development of programmes of planned maintenance and compliance works through an awareness of priority issues
  • To visit schools to review project proposals and to offer professional advice
  • To manage / deliver individual planned maintenance projects as directed
  • Supervision of the commissioning and delivery of responsive and preventative maintenance, including liaison with the Health and Safety Risk Management Unit regarding CDM.


  • In depth knowledge of building construction, operation, maintenance procedures and contracts
  • Knowledge of current guidance and legislation with respect to planning
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements, including requirements in respect of relevant Health and Safety, including the CDM regulations
  • Knowledge of CAD
  • Experience in a, building surveyor, project management, property management, client or contracting organisation / service
  • Experience in any or all of the following, brief development, project appraisal, feasibility and sketch design work in respect of construction or planned maintenance works
  • Experience of working with multi-functional professional teams
  • Experience of procurement, design and risk strategies to suit a wide range of project and programme requirements
  • Experience of the design and management of construction projects, including acting as client representative and / or experience of the management or commissioning of maintenance activities
  • Experience of budgetary control
  • Experience of the co-ordination of works of consultants and contractors
  • Experience of procurement of contractors and contract management
  • We can be flexible on office location, but the successful appointment needs to be able to be based on one of the main north yorkshire council office hubs: Skipton, Harrogate, Selby, Malton, Scarborough, Northallerton

Payrate: £22.51 umbrella