Senior Building Surveyor
St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1, the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short, it is a great place to live and work.
In this post you will be responsible for carrying out capital improvements to the Council's housing stock, taking a lead role in exploring procurement initiatives, new products and technologies. You will also be the lead officer for Asbestos Management and have oversight of the CDM process.
Educated to degree level, or equivalent, in Building Surveying, you will ideally also be a member of RICS/CIOB or have considerable experience in the field. You will also have a wide range of professional building surveying experience including project and budget management. You will also be expected to partake in the Councils emergency out of hours repairs rota.
Detailed knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, standards and core disciplines of work area including DDA Act 1995, Health & Safety at Work Act, CDM Regulations, Building Regulations, Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006, the JCT suite of contracts, planning and building control applications and related issues, is essential for this post.
This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.
Benefits include 28 days annual leave, pension scheme, reimbursement of professional fees, training and development, flexible working options (including homeworking), leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits that are available.
Closing date for applications: 27 October 2019.