Building Surveyor - Major Works

Posted 5 April by Venn Group Easy Apply


Building Surveyor - Major Works (Housing)
Location: London
Length: 6 months potentially ongoing
Status: Inside

A local council is seeking a Building Surveyor to focus on residential properties, to specify, manage and control routine and pre-designed planned works projects

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the contractor delivers to a high standard of quality and that time and cost is managed from inspection through to approval of payment
  • Meet with residents intending to carry out alterations to their home to assess and advise Housing Management
  • Manage Better Homes Internal/ Temporary Accommodation and Sheltered Housing capital works
  • Inspection and identification of the cause of building defects and the general maintenance of the property portfolio through reactive repairs and planned works
  • Manage contractors throughout works, signing off work once completed to standard
  • Monitor the deterioration or defects of a property and offer advice on repair work

Key Requirements:

  • RICS/ CIOB qualification or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of NEC3 contracts, housing stock and Building Regulations
  • Substantial experience of monitoring programmes and managing planned maintenance of Housing Stock
  • Previous experience with residential property

If you have experience to match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Jagdish Bal or Tom Rees on

and email you CV to

*Venn Group's "Recommendation Scheme": if you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for £25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.

Required skills

  • RICS
  • NEC3 Contracts
  • Building Regulations Knowledge

Reference: 34840022

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