Building Surveyor

Posted 22 February by Service Care Solutions Easy Apply Featured
My client, a local authority based in North London is looking for a Voids Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary position for an ongoing contract. The successful candidate will have a relevant professional qualification, experience operating as a maintenance surveyor and a Basic DBS check.

The main purpose of the role is to carry out individual tenanted and void property surveys (pre or post), on site supervision of works and associated administration.
To ensure the cost effective repair, maintenance and improvement of the housing stock (void properties), to ensure that good quality workmanship and compliance with lettable standard.
To effectively manage contractors on site and ensure smooth handover of Void properties at post inspection stage.
To carry out pre-inspection and prepare specification for void work as required.
To participate when required in the out of hours emergency call out rota.

Other duties of this role will include the following;

Carry out technical surveys and/or post inspection of properties and any consequent writing of detailed specifications/defects sheets in accordance with a schedule of rates and lettings standard.
Prepare detailed survey reports and technical investigations within the team's scope and job cost limits. On occasion the postholder may be asked to undertake more extensive and detailed work.
Check work in progress and on completion to ensure compliance with specification requirements and Health and Safety Legislation.
To liaise with colleagues in other teams within the clients group to ensure that complaints and disputes are resolved effectively and efficiently.
To liaise and communicate with other teams on issues such as health and safety, fire regulations, insurance, legal implications and asbestos.
Manage and monitor contractors and issue all necessary documentation in the case of non-performance to ensure contract compliance.
Agree variations to orders where applicable and provide all necessary correspondence to allow interim and final payments to be made in a timely manner.
Undertake post inspections in accordance with guidelines of invoiced work, reporting on quality, quantity, cost and compliance with target dates for completion of work.

If this position seems of interest to you, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on

Reference: 34537158

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