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Principal Building Control Surveyor

Employer: London Borough of Hackney

  • Reference: HC01182
  • Published on: Tue 03/01/2017 12:12 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/01/2017 12:14 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
  • Hours: 36 hours.
  • Salary: £45,918 - £46,824
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hackney

Principal Building Control Surveyor

12 Month Fixed Term Contract - PO6 - £45,918 - £46,824

In addition to the salary stated above a standby allowance of £2,936 is payable for participating in the Dangerous Structure rota and you would be eligible for the essential car allowance which is £963.00pa with 40.9p per mile paid.

Hackney is London's most diverse, dynamic borough. Reaching from the Square Mile to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in technology, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green spaces than any other inner London borough; some of the capital's finest schools; first class transport connections; excellent public services; and thriving arts, cultural and retail sectors. We seek people with ambition, creativity and commitment to ensure our economic growth provides benefits for everyone and creates opportuniti es to transform the lives of residents.

We are seeking an experienced Principal Building Control Surveyor to join our team. You will have a comprehensive working knowledge of current legislation (and regulatory framework provision of the building control function) with a strong background of dealing with complex and large scale projects.

You will have a sound technical knowledge including traditional techniques as well as a specialist knowledge of building control related matters such as fire engineering; structural appraisals and energy efficiency.

You must be able to carry out risk assessments and have a proven background of dangerous structure assessments and directing emergency works.

You will run your own 'patch', undertake major Building Regulation schemes across the borough and as an experienced Principal we will look to you to ensure that the team is providing high quality, customer focused and professional service to both external/internal clients, bodies and partners whilst being efficient and cost effective and fulfilling the Council’s duties with regard to building control across the borough.

The ideal candidate will be a Member of a professional body relevant to the building profession, e.g. Chartered Association of Building Engineers; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Structural Engineers; Royal Institute of British Architects;

You must hold a full UK Driving licence and have access to a vehicle to enable you to carry out this role.

At Hackney, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation. If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please apply now!

It is essential that you attach a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience would enable you to meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome a diversity of talent to apply.

Closing Date: 29 January 2017 @ 22:59hrs

Interview Date(s): 9 February 2017

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