Service Care Solutions Ltd

Building Surveyor

Building surveyor

3 months contract

Portsmouth (Gosport)

About the role

We are looking for an experienced building surveyor to join our Property Services team with good building surveying knowledge and relevant experience.


  • You will carry out a wide range of surveying duties across our varied 3,000 housing residential stock and portfolio of various corporate commercial and non-housing assets supporting us to maintain and improve our properties, ensure the right repair at the right time and help us provide suitable homes when needed.

  • You will be responsible for surveying our housing stock and corporate assets, evaluating and diagnosing what work is required, assessing the best options to carry out the work, issuing repairs or preparing specifications of work as necessary and managing the work undertaken and a varied range of projects.

  • You will ensure that we have accurate stock data information as appropriate.

    You will assess the condition of the assets, identify building defects, assess quality of work undertaken, offer solutions to resolve any issues identify and prepare specifications for repairs or planned maintenance schemes.

  • You will raise repairs and carry out the procurement and management of all contractors providing a repairs and maintenance service or undertaking specific projects, ensuring that the service is provided in accordance with the contract.

  • You will be responsible for managing the delegated project budgets to ensure that the expenditure is accountable and demonstrates value for money.


  • Has a degree or HNC level qualification in a relevant building surveying or construction related subject and relevant experience of surveying properties in a repairs environment.

  • Has knowledge and be able to advise others of building construction technology and building pathology.

  • Has knowledge and be able to apply building related legislation, contract law and guidance.

    Specifically the building regulations, planning law, party wall act, fire safety, electrical inspections, gas installations, JCT and NEC contracts.

  • Has knowledge and be able to apply construction related health & safety legislation generally including advising others.

    Specifically the CDM Regulations 2007 and asbestos at work regulations

  • Experience of arranging FRA associated works is desirable

If interested in the role, please contact me at

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