London Borough of Croydon is looking to appoint a Building Surveyor to join the Property Maintenance team to provide a professional building surveying service.
You’ll be responsible for delivering responsive repairs and planned maintenance & condition programmes for the Council’s commercial and operational properties and community assets. You will work within a small team of building surveyors to ensure that the diverse property and land portfolio provides a safe and comfortable environment meeting all the relevant statutory and regulatory requirements.
You will also assist in the delivery of the Capital Maintenance Programme, including writing technical specifications and schedules of work, technical reviews and procuring works.
You will need a working knowledge of building defects, construction methods, construction related law, standard forms of contract, contract administration and project management, together with experience of managing contracts and contractors, dealing with the public and delivering successful projects and programmes of work. Knowledge of M&E installations would be beneficial and the ability to use Autocad and relevant computer aided design packages would be an advantage.
You will be joining a multidisciplinary team which also provides a help desk facility to assist the corporate estate, clients and services to request schemes for both reactive and planned maintenance and refurbishment.