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Technical Surveyor

Job Title: Technical Surveyor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South London, London
Salary: £37000 - £37800 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 18 months
REF: LDHS1112_1544529127
Contact Name: Hong Sy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Technical Surveyor

Job Type - Temp (18-month term contract)

Start Date: Jan 2019

Location - South East London

Salary - £37k

Job Description

Daniel Owen are currently recruiting on behalf of a social housing provider. Our client is looking for an experienced technical surveyor to join their team based in South East London.

Daily responsibilities for the successful Surveyor will include:

  • Managing contractor's performance
  • Investigate claims of damage to properties
  • Manage budgets for contractor spend
  • Maintain excellent customer service in all areas of work.
  • Take responsibility for own learning and development.

Requirements for the role:

  • Identifying repairs / required works - preparing costed specifications
  • Writing technical reports
  • Negotiating with private landlords and external contractors
  • Managing / controlling budgets
  • Knowledge of:
  • Building construction practices / practical building repairs
  • Private Sector Housing Law
  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Ability to investigate technical aspects of housing maintenance and specify correct remedial action
  • Ability to write reports and specifications clearly and precisely
  • Ability to ensure work done complies with specifications, standing orders and safety regulations
  • Ability to establish causes of repairs problems and to identify remedies in an analytical way