Senior Surveyor (M&E/compliance)

£36,681 to £38,569
12 Oct 2017
12 Nov 2017
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Position: Senior Surveyor (Mechanical and Electrical)
Location: Suffolk
Salary:  £36,681 to £38,569
Length of Contract: Permanent

Greenacre Recruitment have been asked to assist a Local Authority in East Anglia to recruit a Senior Surveyor (M&E) within the maintenance and contracts team.

Job Purpose

  • Provide a comprehensive, high quality, customer focused Service to the Council for the effective maintenance and improvement of the housing stock and local environment within legal, financial, time and policy constraints and client requirements
  • Manage a team of Electrical & Gas officers including allocation, programming, monitoring and progressing work of the team, supervision and appraisal of the team
  • Provide cover for the Principal Contracts Manager and represent the council at various forums related to maintenance and improvement work
  • Head project teams for particular projects including selecting and organising the team and co-ordinating their activities
  • Head service improvement teams including the investigation of best working practices, the introduction of new policies/ procedures, and developing and leading service improvement panels, to assist in the overall improvement of customer focused services
  • Fully investigate and follow through to conclusion service area complaints including liasing with housing office staff, contractors, and the complainant/representative
  • Formulate and coordinate the responsive repairs programme, improvements programme, and planned maintenance programme liasing with area housing office staff
  • Monitor budgets, frequencies, and current working practices to help establish work more suitable for inclusion in maintenance improvement programmes
  • Oversee and undertake feasibility studies, provision of estimates, preparation of drawings, specification and contract documentation for the adaptation, repair, maintenance, demolition and asbestos removal works of Council properties
  • Prepare reports and give professional/technical mechanical & electrical advice. Coordinate and provide training of other non-technical staff on building services related subjects


  • Building services related degree or equivalent professional building services related qualification and 5 years qualitative experience
  • Detailed knowledge of current building Gas and Electrical related legislation & regulations
  • Detailed knowledge of current health and safety legislation
  • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Windows applications
  • Good knowledge of standard forms of building contract
  • Staff management experience
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to comprehend complex problems experienced by customers & to give clear and accurate advice
  • Risk management experience

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Greenacre Recruitment Limited who are operating as an employment agency and business