Asset Surveyor

Posted 19 March 2024
Salary £41,999 per annum
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameCharlotte Dexter

Job description

Our client, based in the West Midlands, is currently recruiting for eight Asset Surveyor’s across different patches including, Birmingham, Coventry, Worcester and Hereford, all on a permanent basis.

The start dates are dependent upon notice periods and the salary for the roles is £41,999, mileage is paid at £0.45 for all travel on patch.

The ideal candidate will have experience of project management, procurement and delivery of major works programmes including contract management and budgetary control and also have access to their own vehicle.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Supporting the Project Manager and being responsible for the delivery of programmed maintenance projects to the organisation’s property assets

  • Leading and managing multiple investment projects using effective contract and budget management

  • Supervising projects during the contract works phase, including any Clerk of Works employed on the project, ensuring the contractor achieves the agreed contract and quality performance measures

  • Ensuring customers are always informed of issues and progress

  • Carrying out inspections on site of materials to ensure and verify compliance with the contract specification and that any variations are valid

  • Undertaking surveys of buildings for structural defects, fire damage, disrepair and property purchase reports

  • Recording results of surveys, preparing and producing detailed reports outlining a schedule and specification of repair/remedial works with recommendations and budget costs

  • Preparing detailed specifications and schedules of works, producing all documentation required to undertake effective procurement exercises

  • Undertaking Access Audits to communal areas and prepare detailed reports to identify compliance with DDA requirements

  • Utilising the stock condition database, identify and develop a long-term survey programme to ensure surveys are prioritised in accordance with stock investment requirements

Experience required:

  • Experience of procurement and delivery of major works programmes including contract management and budgetary control

  • Must of previously managed projects including effective stakeholder consultation and monitoring of customer satisfaction

  • Proven experience developing specifications of work from inception and providing effective solutions to meet the customer’s requirements

  • Have managed Health and Safety relating to recognised hazards prevalent within buildings

  • Previous experience of carrying out stock condition and validation surveys as well as diagnosing maintenance defects within housing stock including causes and treatment of damp and mould, with the ability to specify repairs for the same

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Have knowledge and understanding of procurement and standard forms of contracts applicable to the construction industry

  • Hold knowledge and understanding of the legislative frameworks applicable to the building/construction and social housing sectors for example PAS 2030 and PAS 2035

  • Clear construction, housing disrepair and building pathology knowledge

  • Up to date knowledge of Planning and Building Regulations

  • Proven expertise in managing a team including individual one to one supervision, recruitment, training, personal development and challenging poor performance

  • Attainment of a recognised qualification in a building related subject

  • Hold a full UK driving licence

  • Knowledge of repairing responsibilities and relevant law regarding landlord and tenant

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours

  • Generous annual leave entitlement

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Free membership of a health plan with discounts on medical treatments and a range of other services including gym memberships, cinema tickets and restaurants

  • Significant learning and development opportunities to help you to progress in your career

  • Opportunities for salary progression, which is directly linked to performance reviews

  • Recognition through Employee Excellence Awards

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 8AM - 4pm

  • Hybrid and flexible working

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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