Building Control Surveyor

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 40000 - £ 50000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Property and Housing
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Construction & Property - Surveying & Related Services

Addeco's specialist Property Services & Building Safety Division are working with a London based, Compliance Services provider to assist them in recruiting a Building Control on a permanent basis.

Job purpose

Not requiring full qualifications within the building control industry and/or full membership to a relevant professional body (ABE/RICS).

You will have already completed the minimum qualifications / experience necessary to be able complete simple plan checks and site inspections.

You will undertake duties under appropriate level of supervision with regard to the Building Regulations, relevant legislation, guidance and codes of practice on large projects.

Manage a portfolio of projects under supervision

Provide assistance and support to the Building Control Team in all aspects of the office and site environment.

Core Duties

Under Supervision:

  • Assessment of selected Building Regulations applications to ascertain their compliance with relevant legislation, guidance and codes of practice.

  • Perform a range of site inspections to ensure compliance with the Building Regulations.

  • Make accurate, comprehensive and timely records.

  • Research, develop and provide appropriate technical advice and guidance regarding matters associated with all relevant legislation, guidance and codes of practice, for both internal and external clients.

  • To recognise the need for and effectively seek guidance and assistance whenever necessary.


  • Provide appropriate support to the building control team as necessary

  • To conduct oneself in such a manner as to promote the building control service.

  • To undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time within the competence of the post holder, as directed by the location Manager.

  • To comply with those functions outlined in the Quality Manual for Approved Inspector Services and site inspection, i.e., Initial and Final Notices, etc.

  • To communicate effectively (verbally, writing, electronically) to meet the job purpose.

  • Ensure records and filing are maintained to ensure the company's Quality Procedures, service levels and contractual requirements are being met.

  • Maintain a positive team environment to promote the overall interests of the company without regard to sectional or divisional boundaries.

  • To ensure that when entering site, all regulations, particularly with regard to Health & Safety are strictly adhered to and that all protective/safety equipment is fully utilised.

  • Maintain a positive team environment to promote the overall interests of the company without regard to sectional or divisional boundaries.

  • To operate within Socotec Building Control's terms & conditions, policies and quality assurance system.


  • Relevant degree or similar

  • MRICS Accredited

Package & benefits

  • £40-50,000 per annum depending on experience

  • You would wish to see slightly higher salaried candidates with the right experience give then climate

  • Company van

  • 25+8 Holidays

  • Two pension schemes

    • Auto up to 5% matched

    • Opt out up to 6%

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Timothy Dutton