Maintenance Surveyor

Posted 19 April 2024
Salary £42,000 per annum
LocationGreater London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameRiddhi Shukla

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with an award-winning Housing Association with over 78,000 homes, who are looking to appoint a Maintenance Surveyor on a permanent basis.

This will be a full-time position based in London, with hybrid working (1/2 days home working) and a salary of £42,000 per annum.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of providing updated knowledge of employment law to senior stakeholders along with leading on complex employee relations cases

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • To undertake the management of responsive repairs including taking corrective action where necessary and report regularly to the Head of Planned Works or Contract Manager on progress

  • To analyse and assess building defects, provide remedial proposals and prepare specifications for remedial repairs

  • To ensure that specifications are up to date and meet current legislative standards

  • To obtain where necessary quotations and estimates, in accordance with our procurement procedures

  • To maintain communication and consultation to the highest possible standards of customer care with all stakeholders

  • To ensure work is carried out within the budgets and value for money is achieved, by monitoring and reporting on performance

  • To suggest improvements to procedure, processes and quality control

  • To provide advice to other staff, both technical and non-technical, on construction and building related matters

Experience required:

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a building surveyor in a maintenance environment carrying out pre and post inspections

  • Experience of working with contractors using SOR and non-SOR contracts

  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Ability to produce detailed specifications of work

  • A competent knowledge of relevant and current codes of practice, building regulations, health and safety legislation, standards, and materials.

  • An in-depth knowledge of construction and design and construction related defects and how to avoid them.

  • Knowledge of procurement law and different forms of contract

  • Knowledge of contract management

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Eyecare and Dental cover

  • Buying and selling annual leave

  • Retail vouchers

  • Flexible working

  • Extensive in-house training

Working hours:

  • 35 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.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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