Posted 06 June 2024
Salary £30-£35 per hour direct limited
Job type Temporary
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameAilis Reilly

Job description

Our client, based in Hampshire, is currently recruiting for a Surveyor on a three to six month temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is £30-£35 per hour, direct limited. This role is outside IR35.

The ideal candidate will have experience within a similar position, experience within a local authority and 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 required in Social Housing

  • Experience working with customers within housing

  • Experience working within a Local Authority

  • Experience working with damp and mould and disrepair

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Risk assessment and management

  • Compliance and due diligence

  • Knowledge of the Social Housing sector

  • Knowledge of disrepair

  • Experience of surveying buildings and specifying remedial works

  • Ability to instruct, supervise and communicate with customers and contractors

  • Ability to draft well-constructed and professional letters/reports

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • 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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