Service Care Solutions Ltd

Building Surveyor - Legal Disrepair

Building Surveyor - Legal Disrepair

3 month contract - on-going


About the role

Legal Repairs Surveyors will be responsible for overseeing an individual case load consisting of live disrepair claims, party wall awards, repair diagnostic cases and referrals from repairs teams.

Surveyors will also be required to undertake training and acting in an advisory capacity for colleagues in the Technical Quality team, and will from time to time be required to give expert evidence in court.

To deal with all technical aspects of cases received by the team effectively and efficiently.

To carry out essential repairs, avoid liability from legal disrepair action whenever possible; alternatively where this is not possible ensure claims are effectively mitigated.

Liase closely and establish good working relationships with lawyers in the Chief Executive's Directorate and other Repair sections.


  • HND/C Building with demonstrable post qualification experience or BSc Building with post qualification experience.

  • Extensive and demonstrable Building surveying experience

  • Ability to effectively manage a technical caseload within target deadlines.

  • Ability to effectively manage a technical caseload within target deadlines.

  • Ability to write and prepare specifications for repairs and maintenance work and major repairs and planned maintenance contracts.

  • Ability to monitor budgets, prepare work programmes and assist the Senior Legal Repairs Manager in this regard.

  • Ability to prepare Bills of Quantity

  • Ability to prepare work programmes, estimates, value work in progress and issue variations.

  • Ability to prepare and certify interim and final payments to contractors.

  • Ability to administer contracts and supervise work in progress.

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