Damp & Mould Surveyor

Posted 27 June 2024
Salary £35.00 per hour via an umbrella company
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Temporary
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameAilis Reilly

Job description

​We are currently partnering with a reputable Local Authority, based in the West Midlands, who are recruiting for a Damp & Mould Surveyor to join their busy team on a temporary basis for three months.

Our client is proud to be a place of heritage, strong local identities and vibrant communities. They’re committed to developing fresh ideas, engaging with the local community and work closely with partner organisations.

This is a full-time position with a rate of £35.00 per hour on an umbrella basis and the position is due to start as soon as possible.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting the line manager with disrepair claims due to an increased workload

  • Leading on the resolution to damp and mould issues within social housing properties

  • Visiting effected properties in order to undertake an initial inspection and to diagnose the severity of the issues

  • Diagnosing defects, creating a schedule of works and reporting based on findings

  • Liaising with contractors to ensure the identified defects have been repaired to the required standard

  • Supervising contractors, ensuring that works are completed on time, within budget and making sure tenant satisfaction is high

Experience required:

  • HNC, HND, BTEC HND or higher, in a building discipline or relevant experience and training

  • Be an experienced Surveyor within damp and mould inspections

  • Track record of delivering excellent customer service

  • Demonstrable experience working in reactive maintenance, diagnosing & ordering reactive repairs

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Have a great understanding of housing and property customer service with an excellent knowledge of building and housing regulations and legislation

  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately with a wide range of internal and external customers

  • Must of previously worked effectively with and supported colleagues to help achieve team objectives

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Hybrid working, three days on site, one in the office and one at home

  • Monday – Friday

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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