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Contracts & Compliance Surveyor

Networx Recruitment
WS1 1AB, Walsall
£38,324 - £40,974 (plus £1000 ECU) per annum plus excellent benefits
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

Contracts & Compliance Surveyor  

Location: Walsall, West Midlands  

Salary: £38,342 - £40,974 (Plus £100 ECU) per annum plus excellent benefits 


The Vacancy  

Contract:  Full Time, Permanent, 37 hours per week 

Closing Date:  22 April 2024 

Interview Date: 30 April 2024 

We are looking for an experienced Building Surveyor, with experience of carrying out defect diagnosis and remedial work schedules in accordance with the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018. 

You’ll be carrying out a range of surveying functions, so you will need to have an awareness of damp, fire safety, asbestos, energy efficiency, as well as knowledge of housing disrepair and environmental health legislation. 

This role could never be described as boring, you’ll need to thrive off a fast paced environment and enjoy a varied role. 

Not only do we need you to be technically sound, you need to be a great people person too, with a passion for making a difference to our customers and communities. 

Main job responsibilities: 

  • Undertake assessments to produce Energy Performance Certificates as required for lettings. 

  • Responsibility for undertaking, producing and subsequent action plans in relation to Fire Risk Assessments under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Act 2005. 

  • Progress actions generated by Fire Risk Assessments with relevant teams as necessary. 

  • Demonstrate competence to the building safety regulator (HSE) and meet the requirements of the new Fire Safety Bill and Building Safety agenda. 

  • Responsibility for carrying out inspections, defect diagnosis and taking appropriate action. 

  • Take appropriate action in accordance with the regulatory requirements of building notices, planning applications and housing standards referrals. 

  • Carry out appropriate surveys and assessments in line with breaches of S11 of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1985, whgs asset management strategy and the Housing Health and Safety Rating System. 

We're looking for someone who has: 

  • A HNC in Construction Management, or experience of leading a project or team in asset inspection procedures, evidence recording and presentation. 

  • An awareness of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) order 2005 and carrying out Fire Risk Assessments. 

  • Knowledge of working with and managing Asbestos in buildings, including an understanding and awareness of the implications and risks associated with Asbestos. 

  • Experience in the identification of different types of dampness and the ability to recommend and schedule the correct remedial work in accordance with the requirements of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 

  • Knowledge of current housing disrepair and environmental health legislation and case law. 

  • Understanding of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System. 

What’s in it for you? 

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, 27 days annual leave (plus Christmas shut down), a defined benefit pension scheme, health cash plan, a range of shopping and leisure discounts.   

We are output focused and flexible and believe in giving colleagues the right balance of autonomy and support to enable them to work to their full potential. Despite the high expectation for performance and delivery, we are committed to ensuring colleagues have a healthy work-life balance and able to work in agile ways which support them.  

About us 

Our People Strategy presents a clear picture of how we will achieve our Corporate Plan aim, ‘Be an exceptional place to work that attracts, develops and retains talent’. The Strategy focuses on three key themes that help us support our colleagues to make a difference to our customers, the communities we serve and to themselves. 

It is important to us that we have a diverse workforce, representative of the communities we serve. Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) to us means colleagues living our values, dedicated to doing the right thing and exercising good judgement. This will encourage a culture where all can thrive, acknowledging that everyone is different; what matters to us is that everyone can come to work and feel comfortable to be themselves. 

We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer and ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations while working with us. We want to make it clear that we welcome disabled applicants for all our roles. If in doubt look out for the Disability Confident logo. 

We will ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible, and we will interview applicants with a disability if they meet the essential criteria for a role. We will also support existing colleagues with a disability or long-term health condition enabling them to stay in work, making reasonable adjustments if necessary. 

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