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Project Surveyor - Electric Heating

Job reference: VAC004589

Location: Brislington Transport Depot Bath Road/Sandy Park Road Bristol BS4 3NZ

Salary: BG11 £35,411 - £37,261

Contractual hours: 37

Basis: Permanent, Full Time working 37hours per week. Your working days will be Monday to Friday 8.00- 16.00

We are looking to appoint a Project Surveyor to join our Planned Maintenance service, to work within the team to help run the Electrical Domestic Heating Installs.

What will I be doing?

You will take responsibility for surveying of properties and create work packages that are used by the contractor. Day to day activities of the contractor will also be your responsibility having to work in collaboration with contractor and BCC staff to ensure the project is carried out effectively, giving support and guidance where necessary, to ensure safe and high quality maintenance programmes and installations are carried out to properties within the City council housing stock. The role may also require flexibility within the team to assist on other heating or refurbishment related programmes of work.

You will need to take responsibility of the projects to ensure that all relevant Health and Safety, CDM regs responsibilities are adhered to by in house and external contractors reporting issues to their line manager.

What do I need to have?

We need someone who holds an HNC or equivalent, or extensive practical relevant experience. You will have practical experience in running construction, preferably electrical contracts. You should have the drive to take the initiative to introduce innovations to keep continually improving the service we offer to our residents.

Experience in electrical and construction surveying is essential to the post. An understanding of project management is desirable as you will need to work with the contractor to help supervise day to day activities. The role will require monitoring of contracts to ensure consistent high standards and best value for money is achieved for BCC and its residents.

A full driving license and use of own vehicle will be required for this role.

We would also like someone who is willing to learn and understand new technologies and be keen to help BCC with its target of reducing its Carbon output by 2030. You will be expected to communicate any understanding or knowledge to BCC residents, staff and contractors.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Shortlisting will take place on 9 of October.

Interviews are expected to take place on 19 and 20 of October.

If you would like any more information after reading the job advert along with the attached Job Description and Person Specification then please contact Chris Weeks or Sean Dwyer - 07780044434 or - 07775005666

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. Appointments will be made on merit.

Closing date: 8 October 2023.


Project Surveyor - Electric Heating

Bristol City Council
Bristol, UK
£35,411 - £37,261

Published on 21 Sep 2023

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