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Maintenance Surveyor

Posted 23 February by REED Property & Construction Easy Apply Featured Ended
My client are a housing association based near Hackney looking for a Maintenance Surveyor to manage and monitor responsive maintenance and compliance works ie reactive repairs, gas and other building defects.

Key tasks:
• To manage effective responsive repairs service

• Ensure all compliance tests and works are carried out in a timely manner, schedules and certificates are provided and all electronically recorded.

• Jointly with Maintenance Assistant, handle repair calls and requests from tenants, and issue repairs orders as required.

• Ensure office presence is constantly maintained between the post holder and the Maintenance Assistant, and also annual leave arranged to address this requirement.

• Ensure all works orders are issued by the post-holder or Maintenance Assistant have sufficient details avoiding any variations later on.

• Monitor all orders to ensure works are completed within the Associations timescales and to expected standards

• Carry out pre / post inspections in order to ensure a high quality maintenance and value for money service.

• To attend and carry out snagging for a variety of building works and manage defects are attended to and completed in time.

• Inspect empty properties (voids) to identify repairs required to meet the association’s letting standard

• Carry out surveys and inspections for a variety of repair and maintenance works, such as defect diagnosis, general condition surveys and provide relevant specifications for the works as and where required.

• Write specifications and manage works, raise appropriate works orders and liaise with contractor throughout process, ensuring quality service and timely completion.

• Where appropriate, ensure insurance claims are submitted, works completed and records updated.

• Deal with queries and complaints

• Monitor and report on performance against targets as required by line management for all responsive maintenance functions and other works under control. Provide KPIs

• Carry out regular 1:1 meeting with staff within the team, set objectives, provide coaching where required and take summary notes.

• Undertake inspections as instructed by the line management in relation to other maintenance works, and carry out stock condition surveys updates of the Association’s stock portfolio and update the system

• Ensure the Association’s repair/asset management databases systems are kept up to date reflecting the completion of maintenance programmes and works

Essential criteria:
- Educated to BTEC, ONC, HNC or equivalent in Building Studies or related field of construction
- Minimum two years' experience in social housing responsive maintenance works on client side
- Experience of managing and monitoring building contractors
- Experience of working in a customer focused environment
- Experience and ability to diagnose defects
- Ability to lead a small team
- Computer literate

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34547909

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