Senior Building Control Surveyor

Job Details

West Northamptonshire Council are recruiting for a Senior Building Control Surveyor to be responsible for ensuring that the Council’s statutory functions are properly carried out in dealing with Building Regulations and all other legislative controls including fire, health and safety matters relating to buildings and structures.

  • Deal with a varied caseload of building regulation applications with the emphasis on more complex applications.
  • Ensuring that allocated building projects are constructed and designed to comply with Building Regulation, Standards and relevant Acts.
  • Inspection of building works and associated tasks under the regulations and relevant Acts.
  • Keep full and accurate records and prepare detailed reports on all aspects of regulated work.
  • To stand in for the Principal Building Control Surveyor and in exceptional circumstances the Building Control Manager during absence, as required, to ensuring the day-to-day supervision of the service.
  • Assist with the day-to-day training and supervision of Building Control Surveyors, Assistants and trainees.
  • Examination and consultation of plans deposited under the Building Regulations or under the scheme of the Local Authority National Type Approval Confederation.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that Partner Authority applications are administered and checked according to the LABC Partner Authority Scheme.
  • To deal with the investigation and resolution of breaches of the Building Regulations and relevant Acts.
  • To represent the Council in court and give evidence on breaches of the Building Regulations and relevant Acts.
  • Provide advice to building professionals and to the public on building control related problems and ensure compliance.
  • Deal with dangerous buildings and structures, including cover and call-out outside office hours and make all emergency decisions.
  • Implement statutory control over building demolitions including site inspections as necessary.
  • To check Street Naming and Numbering applications as required.

PAYRATE: £55.00 umbrella