Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Building Surveyor CDM

A Client within the Housing sector is currently recruiting for a CDM Building Surveyor to join their team as soon as possible in Hertfordshire.

This position is a full time, temporary assignment for approx 3 months with a possible extension.

The purpose of the role is to utilise property maintenance experience to identify repairs and diagnose defects, advise customers, and ensure adherence to both health and safety and quality guidelines.

You will oversee an area patch of mixed tenure properties, managing work to agreed financial limits.


  • To pre-inspect and identify repairs and maintenance requirements and diagnose defects.

    Advise customers and specify such works in accordance with procedures.

  • Carry out post inspections on void properties and responsive repairs, checking adherence to Health & Safety, quality, quantity and invoiced works.

  • To facilitate delivering repairs, gas and voids services to achieve high performance and value for money.

  • Assist the Senior & Area Repairs Manager in producing budgetary plans for the service linked to the Business Plan and Asset Management Strategy.

  • Create a ‘virtual area team' with Asset Management, Housing Management and Development colleagues to provide seamless service delivery.

  • Manage an area patch of multi tenure properties and incorporate new developments as and when they are completed

  • Diagnose defects, make technical decisions and accurately specify and prioritise such works, drawing up specifications for works requiring quotations.


  • You will have an impressive track-record of delivering excellent customer experience

  • Significant experience of working in the property maintenance field, with a thorough understanding of building principles, components and materials, including property surveys, diagnosis and remedial action

  • Ability to diagnose repairs, draw up specifications, make technical decisions and problem solve

  • Working knowledge of contract procedures

  • Experience of managing and coordinating contractors and managing works to completion

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of H&S legislation

  • Knowledge and understanding of asbestos

  • Ability to make clear oral and written reports

  • Financial / value for money awareness

  • Experience of using a range of computer software including for surveying

  • Hold a full driving licence.

  • You will be totally committed to delivering excellent customer experience - being easy, reliable and empathetic in the way you deal with customers, and colleagues.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £28.75 - £32.24 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35 based on experience and qualifications.
So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967
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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: £28.75 - £32.24 per hour + Umbrella LTD
  • Location: Hertfordshire, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: James Glover
  • Tel: 01772 208 967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2023-07-19 11:54:11 -

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