Building Surveyor

  • Location
    Winsford, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 15.44 - £ 18.85 / Hourly
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Adecco Chester are proud to be recruiting on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary for a Building Surveyor.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the management of building projects, ensuring that their objectives are met within specified time.

Post holders will provide professional advice in relation to Buildings and to carry out a variety of building surveys so as to inform maintenance programmes.

Contract is for a period of 6 months from the start date.

Duties and responsibilities:

- Undertake condition and schedule of dilapidation surveys and using this data assist with the formation of five year planned maintenance programmes to ensure buildings are safe and fit for purpose.

- Carrying out core building surveying activities, for example, dilapidation reports (interim, final terminal to include Scott schedule preparation and expert witness duties), various surveys (pre-acquisition, condition, utilisation, Asbestos, Structural, Capital Allowance, Space rationalisation), repair schedules, risk appraisals, insurance valuations etc.

- Responsible for the site management of all planned maintenance and improvement projects ensuring that schemes are completed in a timely manner (in conjunction with the project surveyors programme), within budget and to the required standards. Understand and take ownership of project risks.

- Management of Building Regulation and Planning applications.

- Manage the safety of work carried out by staff/contractors in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act.

- Draft terms of reference, estimate costs and resource requirements, and produce project initiation documents for corporate projects to ensure that all work is accurately scoped and sized and presented.

- Prepare contract documents and invitations to tender for work, evaluate bids, negotiate variations and report on submitted tenders.

Must be able to travel around Cheshire to different sites.

- Educated to level 4 in a Building related background
- Membership of an appropriate professional body

- Significant experience in providing building surveying services across a number of properties varying in size and use.
- Significant experience of managing multiple projects.
- Significant experience of maintaining strong, productive relationships with customers/clients.

Applicant would be required to pass a Police background check.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Francesca Williams