Salary range: £30,576- £34,809 p.a. inc. plus 15% market supplement
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
This is a wonderful opportunity for Surveyors and Graduates who want to develop their skills and gain invaluable experience working within our Major Projects Team and Domestic Surveying Team. You will be able to build on your existing qualifications and experience, working alongside Chartered Surveyors, Chartered Structural Engineers, Chartered Fire Engineers and Chartered Building Engineers in supporting the Building Control Management Team.
We have a wealth of exciting challenges for a part qualified Building Control Surveyor / Graduate to work within our multi-disciplinary service. We have a wide range of residential domestic projects, ongoing work on the world famous Wembley Stadium and numerous new build high-rise domestic and commercial developments all across the Borough. We would also welcome applications from enthusiastic, flexible, forward thinking, ambitious and customer focused candidates with an understanding of Building Control and associated construction experience. We would further welcome and consider applications from pre-graduates nearing graduation or highly experienced surveyors without a relevant degree qualification.
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Located right in the heart of the Wembley regeneration area and working throughout Brent, we require an additional three Building Control Surveyors to supplement the existing Major Projects and District teams.
You will be responsible for delivering an effective Building Control service to our clients on various domestic, commercial, mixed-use and complex high-rise projects.
We are looking to recruit four enthusiastic, flexible, forward thinking, ambitious and customer focused surveyors from entry level graduates to seasoned Building Control Officers. You should have relevant construction knowledge / Building Control understanding and experience of dealing with Building Regulations issues including applications at plan examination and site inspection stages.
You will need to be an effective communicator with all stakeholders, technically sound with the ability to promote and represent the Building Control service.
Your will support and assist the Service in delivering projects on time, while ensuring compliance with Building Regulations and other statutory requirements.
We will require staff to work towards Specialist Level - Fire / Structural training and it is desirable if applicants already hold this certification to be considered for the higher post. Training will be provided for staff to obtain the required certifications.
You will need a full driving license and the use of a car to undertake the duties.
Closing date: 28 March 2022 (23:50)
Interviewing Dates: Week commencing 25 April 2022
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.