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Principal Building Control Surveyor
  • Employer: Building Control Solutions
  • Reference: BCS/22/178053
  • Published: Thu 06/01/2022, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 03/02/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £58,377 Including market supplement
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Berkshire

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Principal Building Control Surveyor


An exciting new opportunity has opened up at Building Control Solutions for an enthusiastic Principal Building Control Surveyor to join our Service.

As a two-way shared service across the combined authorities of Wokingham Borough Council and the district of West Berkshire Council, Building Control Solutions has set out to deliver quality building control services using innovative approaches to working. We’re at the start of an exciting journey, and we’re looking for passionate people to help us to shape its next stage. 


Reporting to a Building Control Team Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to get stuck into projects in either the Wokingham or West Berkshire area. Because we are a shared service, you’ll take a flexible approach and may be required to move between the two locations.

As Principal Building Control Surveyor, you’ll be managing a small team of up to 6 Building Control Surveyors within the service. You’ll also have regular contact with officers of the local authority you’re working within, ensuring that a high-quality service is developed and maintained.

Additionally, with your knowledge of the competitive issues surrounding building control, you’ll take a proactive approach to your work and think outside of the box, promoting the Building Control Service to secure major projects from private sector bodies.


It is essential that you are educated to degree level in Building Surveying, and have achieved full corporate membership of a professional body such as RICS or CABE.

In order to be successful in this role, you’ll also need to have prior team leadership experience and an ability to inspire and coach less experienced staff.

You’ll be a fantastic communicator and negotiator, with experience in dealing with the public in an efficient and friendly manner.



Building Control Solutions is a partnership between Wokingham Borough Council and West Berkshire Council. We have been awarded an ISO 9001 Quality Accreditation for our services and are looking forward to the future and taking on more ambitious projects than ever before.

Due to our shared service, you’ll have the chance to work in both the Wokingham and West Berkshire areas. This role with provide you with the perfect opportunity to develop your career through a diverse portfolio of major projects, such as large-scale housing developments, town centre redevelopment and the development of schools.

We’re passionate about providing an environment where our people can thrive. In return for your contribution, we offer personal learning and development opportunities, and you’ll receive fantastic benefits such as flexible working, the local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

If you have the desire to be part of something special and make a difference in your community, we want to hear from you!


We wish to make the application process as straightforward as possible, so we just ask that you upload your CV and provide further information against a couple of specific questions.

This recruitment campaign is being managed by JGP Resourcing. Please contact Joe O’Dea for more information about this role at or 07828 520598.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic building control opportunity in Berkshire. Apply today!