Graduate Building Control Officer

Posted 6 February by Reed Specialist Recruitment Featured
With an annual spend of £130 million per year, and a high number of exciting planned programmes of works, Southend Borough Council are looking for a graduate Building Control Officer to join their successful Development Control, and Planning team. This  position comes with an exceptional benefits package to include, free parking, competitive salary and pension.

Southend on Sea is only 40 minutes from the City of London, and has two mainline railway stations. Property prices and rental costs are far lower than they are in London, and we enjoy seven miles of beaches, and a fantastic International airport.

Under the direction of the Building Control Team Leader, you will be required to assist in the effective delivery of the Building Control function and to ensure that the Council’s obligations under the Building Act and associated legislation with regard to the health, safety, welfare and convenience of persons in or about buildings are administered and enforced. To ensure legislative requirements in respect of climate change and access to buildings are complied with whilst working within a competitive market.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Candidates must be qualified to degree level and have obtained part professional membership plus proven Building Control experience, and demonstrate a sound knowledge of Building Control regulations and have an understanding of building processes

Candidates must have a basic understanding of IT systems and their applications with the Building Control environment, and demonstrate the ability to work to critical deadlines and work effectively with minimum supervision

The successful candidate must hold a full, current, valid driving licence and have use of a suitable vehicle for business purposes, or be able to otherwise demonstrate the ability to travel to sites around the borough in an efficient manner

For a full job description, and to express your interest in this role, please contact

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Application questions

Are you qualified to degree level within Building, surveying or similar?
Do you have some knowlege of Building Control regulations?
Do you have a full current, valid driving licence?

Reference: 34410091

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