Building Surveyor

East London
£36225.00 - £37500.00 per annum + Benefits
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Wasim Mahmood
Job Type
Building Surveyor, London

My client is a reputable Housing Association that have a stock size of over 3000, and as a result of continued expansion, are seeking a Building Surveyor on a permanent basis to join their team within London.

As one of their Building Surveyors, your duties and responsibilities will include:
- Survey and specify programmes of works.
- To tender and let contracts in accordance with the Association's financial regulations.
- To manage contracts on site, ensuring that residents and site staff are fully consulted.
- Chair and take records of meetings at key stages. Maintain project files to include all instructions, minutes, payment certificates etc.
- Ensure compliance with all relevant Health and Safety regulations and guidance, including CDM, Control of Asbestos regulations etc.
- Administer payments and coding of invoices. Maintain records of expenditure in order to control budgets and provide expenditure forecasts.
- Collect and record data relating to stock condition and maintain the database as directed.
- Where necessary provide briefs for external consultants and supervise their work.
- Participate in resident involvement events, consultations and work closely with resident representatives to ensure that their views are reflected in specifications and processes.
- Deal with complaints in accordance with policies and procedures.
- Liaise closely with the development team and contribute to reviews of the standard brief and planning for new projects as requested.
-Monitor the performance of building components and feed this back to development where relevant
-To lead on disrepair cases and technical aspects of complaints and liaise closely with solicitors and relevant staff for quick resolution.
- To be involved with development activities when projects are onsite by performing the clerk of works role.
- To prepare and present written reports as and when required.

The Building Surveyor we are looking for should have:

*Relevant professional qualification (RICS or CIOB)
*HND or Degree level qualification in surveying or related subject
*Experience in:
oMaintenance provision within the building industry.
oPreparing work specifications.
oSurveys and Inspections.
oProcurement of works
oContract monitoring.
oDelivering planned programmes of works
oM&E including lifts, water etc.
oDealing with leaseholders, general needs and sheltered schemes residents.
oUse of housing management database systems to administer maintenance service

If this is of interest to you or you require more information, please get in touch with Wasim on 0207 264 0726 or via email on

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