We are recruiting for a qualified, experienced Surveyor who takes pride in the quality in their work to join a forward thinking team. You'll be a key 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.
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.
Sounds good? Here’s what we need from you…
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.
But that’s not all. We offer a reward package to suit everyone. At YH, you can claim back for prescriptions, eye tests and more with our cash plan, make the most of a variety of retail discounts and take advantage of our pension scheme where we’ll match your contributions up to 9%, just to name a few.
Our people’s health and wellbeing is our top priority, and at YH, you can make the most of our readily available wellbeing support package. This includes access to fitness classes, as well as a My GP service and free counselling with our employee assistance programme.
So, now you’re really interested?
At YH, we’re building a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where everyone can be themselves. Difference is what makes us stronger, so we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds.
The finer print
If you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager.
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.
Interviews will take place on Monday 31 January