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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey Teqniq Ltd

Teqniq is searching for Principal Building Control Surveyor to work in the public sector.

36 hours per week.

5 month contract.


Job Description:


There has never been a more exciting time to be in building control and as a Principal Building Control Surveyor, you will be one of the lead technical surveyors providing guidance and advice on all building control matters. From your first day of employment you will be working on a wide range of projects across the borough including the construction of a brand new leisure complex, high rise apartment schemes and shopping centre complexes. This also includes supporting the Building Control Manager with service delivery targets, dealing with dangerous structures, demolitions and attending other emergency incidents. We have a number of partnership working agreements that you would lead on so it is important to develop effective client relationships. As a lead officer you will work alongside a number of senior officers representing the Council's Strategic Planning and Infrastructure function, which comprises Building Control, Strategic Planning, Development Management and Planning Enforcement. Enthusiastic and forward thinking, you will use your professional and technical skills to deliver statutory building control functions and contribute to customer focused, results driven service delivery. With the upcoming changes to the entire Building Control sector, you will be dedicated to obtaining the training and qualifications required to obtain a Building Safety Regulator (BSR) licence in line with the requirements of the Building Safety Act 2022. You will be involved in virtually all aspects of the construction process, from pre commencement meetings to the final sign-off. You'll be working with many different people, from technical experts and construction professionals through to householders looking to update, improve or even build their own home. No two days are the same! We are fully committed to training and developing our staff and as our Principal Building Control Surveyor you will provide mentor support to trainees and assistant colleagues. We actively promote a good work/life balance including flexible working hours and some home working opportunities. We also promote flexibility in service delivery and use remote/mobile working technology. This role is a hybrid working arrangement role. Typically, on site each day with daily virtual team meetings. Once a month, the whole building control team meet in the office.


To be successful in the role of the Principal Building Control Surveyor, you will be able to demonstrate the following key points: Educated to degree level in Building Control, Building Surveying, Construction, Structural Engineering and/or be able to demonstrate learning at an equivalent level. Member of a relevant professional body such as RICS, CABE, CIOB or equivalent with relevant Building Control bias and evidence of achieving CPD requirement. Demonstrable competence gained in plan examination, site inspections in a specialist skill area such as structural, thermal, access, fire engineering and/or external wall systems, working at or towards Level 6A of the LABC Detailed Competency Matrix. Dedicated to obtaining the training and qualifications required to obtain a Building Safety Regulator (BSR) licence in line with the requirements of the Building Safety Act 2022. An excellent working knowledge of legislation, regulations and professional codes of practice relevant to the service area, including associated Building Control functions offered by a Local Authority. Substantial experience in Building Control and possessing the ability to effectively manage a range of projects from domestic and dwelling houses up to 5 storeys through to complex commercial, mixed use and high rise schemes, examining plans and carrying out site inspections, initiating and dealing with enforcement action. Demonstrate excellent knowledge of the construction industry, methods, techniques and materials. Demonstrate an excellent understanding of local government services and procedures.


Disclaimer: On applying for this vacancy, you agree that your personal details will be passed onto our client, (or any third parties we have dealings with) for their consideration of your suitability for the role. I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to notify teqniq Limited of any hirer who I do not want my details to be passed onto.

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