Service Care Solutions Ltd

Building Surveyor

Building Surveyor

3 months on-going contract, Inside IR35

Bromley, London

Job Purpose

To be responsible to the Line Manager for the repair and maintenance of the Council's operational properties and schools.

Work in a team of Engineers/Surveyors, supervising, repair, maintenance and improvement works undertaken by external contractors via Competitive tendering/quotations, Measured Term Contracts and Schedules of Rates.


  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary professional team providing Planned and Reactive maintenance for the Council's operational properties.

  • Conduct inspections of buildings as directed to identify both short- and long-term maintenance requirements.

  • Inspect the work of, Approved contractors, Schedule of Rate contractors and Term contractors ensuring that work is of an acceptable standard and is carried out within the appropriate time scale and to current statutory requirements.

  • Ensure that the projects allocated to you are managed on time as scheduled in the annual maintenance programme.

  • Where required liaise with the appointed consultant on projects and obtain all necessary planning and statutory approvals.

  • Create design solutions for building works, including production of layouts, working drawings, estimates and specifications.

  • As Lead officer, manage other building professionals throughout the life span of the project.

  • Carry out the management, support and development of staff as appropriate.

  • Ensure compliance with the Council's Financial Regulations.

    Maintain the financial control of contracts to ensure tender procedures; quotes, variation orders and payments are made in accordance with the Building Maintenance Tendering Procedures.

  • Ensure that the Council's Health and Safety responsibilities are maintained including all requirements of the CDM regulations.

  • Provide line manager with regular progress reports on all projects, to including financial and timeline updates.

  • Where appropriate use computer systems pertaining to the work of the section.

  • Carry out investigations, suggest solutions and prepare reports on building maintenance matters for the Line Manager or client.


  • Hold a degree or qualification recognised by one the following professional bodies or extensive relevant previous experience: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Chartered Institute of Building

  • To have an up-to-date technical knowledge of building design and refurbishment, the ability to diagnose building defects and specify remedial works.

  • To have an up-to-date knowledge of building legislation and statutory requirements.

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