Housing Surveyor/Clerk of Works

Posted 03 April 2024
Salary £18.89 - 22.00 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Property
Contact NameMelanie Cole

Job description

Clerk of Works/Housing Surveyor
£20p/h Umbrella Rate
3 month contract! (with view for extension)
South Wales
What will you do?
Clerk of Works / Housing Surveyor is required to assist in the provision of an efficient repairs and maintenance service and the delivery of associated housing management service.  Contribute to improvements to the housing stock and delivery of associated housing services including contractor monitoring. To carry out internal and external surveys of Housing properties and provide technical advice and support to relevant managers.  Ensure the delivery of site works in accordance within approved standards, specifications and schedules associated with WHQS and HRO.
 Key responsibilities:
-Record and refer any issues identified relating to property conditions or tenancy conditions
-Take and report any defects to the housing stock and process any work relating to resolving these defects.
-Identify tenant damage and unauthorised tenant alterations and provide technical assistance where required.
-Post inspect work as required and ensure that it conforms to departmental and contractual standards and in full compliance with all relevant legislation, completing customer satisfaction surveys when required.
-Assist in the implementation of a programme for planned improvement works and preventative maintenance.
What do you need?  
To be successful in your application for this role you will need to demonstrate the following on application and through the interview process:  
·Full UK Category B (Cars) driving licence and the use of a motor vehicle insured for business / work purposes to travel throughout the borough to attend site inspections, visit clients and attend meetings (FUEL EXPENSES FOR BUSINESS TRIPS COVERED)
·Ability to assess and deal effectively with tenants queries on a daily basis
·Experience of working in a building maintenance, repair service or equivalent business environment.
·Ability to carry out site surveys, recognise building defects, analyse, evaluate and offer a solution.
·Have a wide understanding of the building industry, including knowledge of materials, trades, methods, and legal requirements.
·Minimum NVQ Level 3 in relevant qualification
·Must possess good diagnostic skills and experience to pre-inspect and diagnose requirements.
What to do next?
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a growing local authority. To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV.
To understand more about the role a JD is available upon request.