Senior Building Control Surveyor

  • Location
    Hounslow, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 22.74 - £ 23.74 / Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference


To undertake training relating to the Building Control function or any other works appropriate to the role.

To work as part of a team within the Building Control service.

To carry out examination and inspection of Building Regulation submissions, plans and site work to ensure building works comply with Building Regulations, including some administrative work. Assist the Building Control Team Manager with the operation of one of the two main areas within the Borough or to undertake inspection/work when required out of Borough and to include consultation and liaison with other sections and departments.

To ensure that Building Control work is carried out in accordance with documented procedures, timescales and deadlines.

If requested join the Dangerous Structure Rota to assist in the provision of an out of hours emergency service.

With training undertake other works such as Architectural Design, Fire Risk Assessments, and Party Wall Agreements etc.

Responsible for: None.


Senior Surveyor (Level 1 & 2) - Grade PO6 to PO7
BAR (Progression to PO7 subject to interview)

The post holder is required to assist in discharging the Council's statutory duties under the London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939, the Building Act 1984, the Building Regulations (As Amended) 2010, Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 and Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987. These Acts and Statutory Instrument confer a duty on this Authority to enforcement Building Regulations, Demolitions, Safety & Sports Grounds, Dangerous Structures, Dilapidated and Ruinous Structures and keep a register of Initial Notices and Competent Person Schemes. The key service description and objectives are as follows;


1. Provision of an efficient and well managed Building Control team to ensure all Building Regulations Applications (Full Plans, Building Notices, Regularisations and Reversion Applications are checked, inspected and completed to ensure compliance with Building Regulations and all relevant British Standards.

2. Undertake Enforcement of the Building Regulation function. Including Unauthorised Work, Contravening Works and Reversion Works.

3. Process Section 80 Demolition Notices ensure all statutory consultations are undertaken and Section 81 Notices are served.

4. Ensuring the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) guidance compliance.

5. Deliver an effective Dangerous Structure Service. Ensure all reported Dangerous Structures are investigated, surveyed and where applicable Dangerous Structure Notices are served. Including recovery of costs incurred as a result of work to make structures safe.

6. Undertake enforcement of Dilapidated and Ruinous Structures where is has been demonstrated that the building is considered prejudicial to the inhabitants of the neighbourhood.

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Please apply with your CV to: Callum Graham