About the Role
How does a complex building like the Shard work? Who ensures that the engineering specifications for such a building will meet or exceed what is required for such a complex building, in order for it to be a safe and comfortable place for people to live and work?
Southwark Council have two openings for Building Standards Officers.
These are new roles and have been created for engineers and technologists who want the opportunity to grow into a challenging and thought provoking position, whilst learning and developing valuable experiences.
If you are looking to apply your skills and qualifications in mechanical, electrical or structural engineering disciplines then a Building Standards Officer at Southwark is your next step. You will be working with experts in the building control team. This could be the opportunity you have been looking for to kick-start your career.
In this entry level role you will be able to demonstrate what you have learnt and apply it to real world built-environment challenges, with the support and guidance of our experienced building control senior staff this role will give you the experience to be able to progress your career in the construction industry, and ideally within a building control environment in a dynamic place like Southwark.
Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a 'can do' attitude and enviable reputation. As a council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We are committed to our 'Fairer Futures for All' promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do.
Southwark has a varied mix of cultural communities, where over 120 languages are spoken in Southwark. We have all the challenges you'd find in any inner city area.
Southwark Council is a Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date: 14 April 2020
Interview Date: 27 April 2020