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Works Surveyor


Up to £38.07 per hour


My Client, A Surrey based ALMO is seeking a Works Surveyor for a 3 6 month initial contract.

This role is to effectively and professionally deliver repairs, voids/buy back refurbishment and major works, ensuring financial performance and high levels of customer satisfaction, quality and value for money are achieved.

Essential Qualifications & Skills:

MRICS, CIOB, Degree or HNC or relevant qualification and/or management experience or equivalent in investment, repairs and maintenance

Desirable: NEBOSH, Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) or equivalent qualification

Must have a Driving Licence

Experience of managing refurbishment contracts from inception to final account

Experience of conducting structural, condition and measured surveys

Working knowledge of building construction, best practice and Regulations

Working knowledge of current forms of building contract and implementation

Experience of managing and monitoring budgets, implementing action plans to address adverse variances

Technical expertise sufficient to understand complex issues in construction, engineering and maintenance in the delivery of projects.

Understanding and experience of leasehold service charging including consultation requirements for qualifying works (S20).

The ability to use digital technology for mobile working is essential in this role.

An understanding of the Housing, Health & Safety Rating Guidance (HHSRS Guidance for landlord and property related professionals) and practical knowledge of how to assess hazards.

Ability to work independently, exercising good initiative and judgement

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Proven attention to detail and ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously.

The post holder will be expected to be physically capable and willing to carry out the full gamut of inspection/surveying which will involve climbing ladders and scaffolding, working at heights and entering enclosed spaces amongst other activities.

The role is as follows:

To undertake a full range of pre and post surveying services including project management, quality and cost control, for projects that form part of the capital and revenue investment programme.

Deliver a high quality and best in class repairs service to customers demonstrated by high levels of satisfaction.

Monitor performance and identify areas of noncompliance to requirements and implement remedial actions for improvement.

Advise and support residents by resolving their queries and issues, ensuring that their expectations are managed and proactive resolutions are identified.

Specify, design and provide suitable and cost effective options and choices to leaseholders for delivery of work for consultation and agreement.

Work with the Client Manager & Quantity Surveyor to procure projects in compliance with Section 20 processes and to meet leaseholder expectations

Effectively manage relationships with key contract partnerships and supply chain to ensure contractual, procurement, statutory and regulatory compliance.

Support the Building Contract Manager in formulating projects to be considered by the Project Gateway Panel for inclusion in the programme, demonstrating VFM.

Take responsibility for the management of consultants working on allocated investment projects

Deliver Aids & Adaptations for tenants in liaison with the Local Council.

Analyse and report on building defects

Provide practical advice in order to solve technical problems, working within fixed budgets and working within tight timescales

Handle negotiations with loss adjusters as a result of insurance claims and provide specifications for remedial works.

Deal with all necessary statutory applications such as Planning consent and Building Regulations.

In the role of contract administrator assess and certify contract payments and settle final accounts.

Provide information as required by the Capital Works Delivery Manager regarding individual project performance or for the purpose of answering specific requests.

Carry out surveys of property as required under ALMOs Right To Buy procedures.

Key Outcomes:

Projects are effectively delivered on time and within budget, including reducing the risk of financial loss by ensuring compliance with leasehold consultation legislation.

Information systems (e.g. Northgate) are regularly updated in relation to major works projects.

Various forms of information are provided in an accurate and timely manner.

Responsive repair KPIs are delivered within targets.

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Posted 64 days ago

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