Maintenance Surveyor

Posted 07 February 2024
Salary £45,062 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameRyan Geer

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association, who are looking to appoint a Maintenance Surveyor on a 12-month FTC.

This will be a full-time position based in Kent, with hybrid working and a salary of £45,062 per annum.

The ideal candidate will have experience in providing a proactive and customer-focussed surveying service to keep residents safe in their homes and hold a full UK drivers licence.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Carry out general surveying duties including inspections of occupied and void properties. Undertake defect diagnosis and take appropriate action(s), including from time to time working in difficult and/or unpleasant environments. Draw up specifications of work and instruct contractors

  • Work with residents and contractors to resolve the underlying causes of damp, mould and condensation. Follow up to ensure a lasting solution is in place

  • Provide an effective contract management service, including chairing meetings. Understand and use a range of contract management tools and play your part in ensuring KPIs and other measures are met

  • Deal with legal disrepair and or Fitness for Human Habituation claims from beginning to end and covering all aspects of the claim, including attending Court if required

  • Provide an effective response to complaints from stakeholders and ensure issues are resolved satisfactorily with clear communication throughout

  • Deliver an effective customer-focussed technical service, ensuring residents receive excellent standards of customer care

Experience required:

  • Experience on working in a housing and technical background

  • Recognised qualification such as BTEC in Building construction, or relevant experience in building maintenance

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Good written and verbal skills

  • Ability to analyse and manage information

  • Proficient IT skills

  • Good planning and organising skills

  • Good numerical and analytical skills

  • Self starter

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Contributory pension scheme 4% to 10% matched contributions

  • Hybrid working

  • Free onsite car parking

  • Life assurance of 4x annual salary (Terms and Conditions apply)

  • 30 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays

  • Two volunteer days per year

  • Employee assistance programme (24/7 telephone advice, information portal & face to face counselling sessions)

  • Corporate eye care scheme providing free eye tests and free VDU glasses or contribution towards VDU glasses

  • Extensive annual Staff Wellbeing programme

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and shared parental leave provision

  • Flexible annual benefits (for dental, healthcare, shopping vouchers, technology etc.)

  • Annual flu vaccinations

  • Access to an extensive range of corporate discounts on shopping, travel & days out

  • Social events, including lunchtime walking, rounders, festive Fridays

  • Travel loan

Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

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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