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Buildings Surveyor

Job Title: Buildings Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Woking, Surrey
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: WHSBS0409_1536836345
Contact Name: Hong Sy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Job Purpose

Work as part of a small team who are responsible for the day to day management of the Council social housing stock.

Provide the main surveying resource for the Asset Management Team, covering all aspects that relate to responsive repairs, voids, mutual exchanges, damp and mould, etc.

Carry out Stock Condition Surveys as part of a five-year cyclical programme.

Give customers a professional and friendly service to meet the level in keeping with resident expectations

Ensure Value for Money is achieved through effective management of contractors.

Key Responsibilities

Arrange appointments with customers for the undertaking of Stock Condition Surveys.

Use a tablet device, linked to our Keystone database, to carry out Stock Condition Surveys in occupied dwellings and to the common parts of blocks of flats.

To inspect building deficiencies and put forward proposals for remedial works, developing works specifications where necessary.

Inspect the completed maintenance works carried out by contractors, ensuring it is executed in a timely manner and to an acceptable quality standard

Inspect property damage in situations where insurance claims may follow

Carry out inspections of upcoming void properties to identify any resident rechargeable repairs.

Carry out the inspection of new void properties and develop the specification of works required.

Visit customers who are having problems with Damp and Mould, advising them of the best ways to deal with the issues.

Act as our main point of contact with regards to executing our responsibilities as they relate to the Party Wall Act 1996

Provide expert opinions when customers have queries or complaints about the homes in which they live.