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.
ABOUT THE JOB
Reporting to a Principal Building Control Surveyor, 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.
Crucial to your role will ensure that our service users maintain compliance with building control regulations. You’ll check planning applications, undertake site visits, and provide effective advice to the service’s users.
Additionally, with your knowledge of the competitive issues surrounding building control, you’ll develop customer-oriented initiatives for the Service. You’ll take a proactive approach to your work, promoting the Building Control Service to secure major projects.
To succeed in this role, you’ll need to hold an intermediate level qualification in Building Control.
You must have significant experience working in building control. You’ll also possess excellent working knowledge of building regulations and legislation relevant to enforcement.
In addition, you’ll have great communication skills, as you’ll need to be able to negotiate with customers and maintain relationships with stakeholders.
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 will 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 school development.
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.
Building Control Solutions is committed to protecting the community, through our unparalleled expertise across the region. We provide trusted, high-quality advice helping us to be the provider of choice for Building Control services across Berkshire and beyond.
Flexible Working - Opportunity to make your working arrangements work for your individual circumstances. We are open to remote working and flexible working hours subject to business needs.
Pension - Generous local government pension scheme with significant employer contributions.
Annual Leave - 30 days annual leave for full time plus bank holidays.
Professional Subscriptions - Payment of one professional subscription.
Personal Learning and Development - Personal learning and development programme.
Discount Scheme - Staff discounts for local and national businesses and services, including Microsoft Office and o2.
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 James Miller for more information about this role at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07401 070140.
Don’t miss out on this fantastic building control opportunity in Berkshire. Apply today!