Job Summary

We are seeking to appoint a Building Control Officer within our growing Building Control Team. You will enjoy the support of a small professional team and be given the autonomy and responsibility to make your mark in a growing and successful company
Our building control surveyors carry out the full range of building control duties, with career pathways to progress within the company.
You’ll be managing a range of interesting projects from small domestic extensions to minor commercial developments liaising with clients, design teams, architects and builders. You will provide professional support to them acting as the compliance lead whilst ensuring that value is added, for our customers, at each stage of the build process.

Job Salary

£33,822.67 - £50,734

Closing Date

May 30, 2022

Job description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Key responsibilities for all roles will be (but are not limited to):
– Application and enforcement of Building Regulations by the scrutiny of deposited plans and the inspection of building work.
– Receipting, validation and progression of all Building Control applications.
– Negotiating and corresponding with applicants and agents.
– Collecting, recording and giving evidence in support of enforcement proceedings.
– Liaising with statutory and public authorities.
– Making site inspections and negotiate with applicants/agents and officers of other
– services and authorities.
– Compiling reports and maintaining working records and files to exemplary standards
– To undertake any other duties as required, consistent with the basic objectives and responsibilities of the post. To provide technical and procedural advice and problem-solving to the public on site, in meetings, by phone or correspondence in circumstances that can be confrontational and would require an immediate response.

Person specification

Ideally, we are looking for an individual who:
– Is an enthusiastic, flexible, forward thinking, ambitious and customer focussed surveyor with relevant Building Control knowledge and experience of dealing with Building Regulation applications at plan examination and site inspection stages
– Able to work successfully in teams
– Creative and innovative in solving complex problems
– Able to think and work proactively, “self-start” and work autonomously with the minimum of direct supervision
– Scrupulous attention to detail, particularly with regard to technical aspects of operational processes and practices, accuracy of records and reports, efficiency and accuracy around schedule and diary management

Apply for this position

In order to apply, please submit to lauren.tipple@befirst.London by 30th May 2022 your CV supported by a separate covering letter of no more than 2 sides outlining your motivation for applying and salary expectation noting how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.
Please note applications without a covering letter will not be considered.
Be First will review applications as received and reserves the right to end its recruitment to this role prior to the 30th May 2022 where an exceptional candidate presents themselves.

lauren.tipple@befirst.London
Be First London