We are recruiting for a qualified, experienced Surveyor on a 12 month FTC who values quality in their work to join a forward thinking & growing housing association. You will be part of our regional Repairs and Investment Delivery team who provide quality and efficient services around the Yorkshire region.
Who we are
You might think of Yorkshire Housing as ‘just’ a housing provider, but we’re so much more than that. Yes, we own and manage nearly 20,000 homes (and counting) across Yorkshire and make it possible for current and future customers to have a place they’re proud to call home but we’re also all about making a positive difference in people’s lives.
You will be joining an organisation that is growing and investing heavily in its infrastructure. We want to be an employer of choice, where you can be yourself, stay connected and have fun.
What you'll be doing?
You'll work closely with other colleagues to survey, prepare specifications and help prioritise works in respect of day to day repairs and empty homes repairs to reflect good building practice.
You'll identify and quantify the cost of repairs in respect of works to be recharged to others such as repairs which are the responsibility of tenants or repairs and replacements subject to insurance claims, negotiating when required with insurers and loss adjusters and working in conjunction with our internal Claims Team on complex claims.
You'll oversee and plan works is response to Housing Condition Claims in conjunction with our internal Claims Team and legal advisors.
The stuff that sets you apart
This role would suit someone with detailed knowledge of domestic construction techniques and a diagnostic approach to fault identification and specifying remedial work.
You'll have experience of carrying out surveys including sketch drawings, specifications schedules of work and cost estimates. And monitoring quality of maintenance repair work and estate service along with managing building contractors.
You'll have good communication, interpersonal & negotiating skills between staff, customers, contractors and clients. And working knowledge of range of IT applications, such as Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and the Orchard software database.
What’s in it for you?
We offer a salary of £33,812 per annum for a 35 hour week, 25 days annual leave (raising annually to 30 days) plus Bank Holidays. In addition, you will receive a car allowance of £2,000.
We also provide a fantastic reward package to suit everyone –a variety of amazing discounts via PerkBox, a great Healthcare cash plan called Health Shield and a contributory pension scheme where we will match your contributions up to 9%! As well as our great benefits and a fantastic work environment, we’re absolutely a company that cares about its employees and its customers.
This is a 12-month fixed-term contract role available covering North and East Yorkshire.
The finer print
If you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager and would be considered as a potential secondment.
You must hold full UK driving license as this role you will be expected to travel across the Yorkshire region.
If a competitive candidate pool is identified, we reserve the right to close the role early therefore, we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.