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Building Control Surveyor.63

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  • Sector:

    Public services / Non-profit

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  • Salary:

    £28672 - £32234

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  • Published:

    about 13 hours ago

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  • Client:

    Northumbria Water

Job Description

Assisting the Building Control Manager you will be responsible for the fulfilment of the Council's statutory duty relating to health and safety of people in and around buildings, energy conservation and access of disabled persons, by ensuring that all works comply with the Building Regulations 2010 and associated legislation.

You will provide professional advice to applicants in respect of all duties and requirements of the Building Act 1984 and its allied legislation. You will have responsibility for your own caseload of Building Regulation Applications/Full Plans/Building Notices and Regularisations submitted for approval and deal with this caseload within strict time limits and assessing their ability to meet the requirements of the Building Regulations and allied legislation. You will investigate, report and implement appropriate action on unauthorised developments and initiate and implement any necessary legal proceedings or enforcement action to achieve the objectives of the Building Regulations and allied legislation.

Candidate Description

You must have a good standard of general education demonstrating numeracy and literacy, knowledge of the main operational, procedural and practical issues relating to the BC service, along with knowledge of current national laws,regulations, policies, procedures, and developments relating to building control and the ability to use IT to a standard sufficient to operate all in house systems. You should have experience in building control or a closely related field, be able to communicate effectively and be able to understand building plans. This post involves involves travel to construction sites throughout the area on a regular basis therefore you must be able to meet the transport requirements.

Application Description

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Employer Description

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government's ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That's why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.