Job Details

Kirklees council are looking for an Surveyor to provide technical expertise on all aspects of building maintenance and surveying, including preparation of detailed specifications, planning and monitoring work, and contribute towards the Asset Management Plan.


  • Provide technical expertise on all aspects of building maintenance and surveying, acting as Supervising Officer, and through technical supervision achieve high quality standards in building works and associated services.
  • Prepare detailed specifications for allocated projects, undertaking the preparatory,
    planning and monitoring work necessary to meet the individual requirements of each project or scheme.
  • Carry out stock condition surveys, and contribute to the development of the Asset
    Management Plan and Investment Strategy.
  • Carry out Professional Estimating and Quantity Surveying functions for a range of
    contractual agreements from initial receipt of the contract documentation to the
    submission and agreement of the final accounts.
  • Provide specialist expertise on domestic gas heating and / or electrical services and
    project management of rewiring programmes, other electrical schemes, gas servicing
    contracts, maintenance contracts, planned maintenance and commercial heating.
  • Provide specialist advice in relation to damp, timber infestations and structural defects
    and manage specialist works that are carried out in relation to this.
  • Deliver all operational aspects of your relevant service/business area.
  • Work collaboratively with your Team Leader and other Surveyors to monitor, analyse and deliver improvements across all relevant performance indicator areas in order to increase customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare professional and clearly written communications to colleagues, partners and customers.
  • Participate in team service reviews and service planning as required and ensure any arising individual actions are implemented.
    Be a proactive and supportive team player and actively assist others to adapt and cope with change.
  • Contribute when required to the development of policies and processes across the
    organisation to ensure that high quality consistent services are delivered.
  • Act as an ambassador and a positive role model through the promotion of KNH’s
    purpose, vision, behaviours, achievements and successes.

Payrate: £22.98 umbrella