Surveyor (Operations)

Posted 12 September 2023
Salary £40 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Property
Contact NameRyan Hamlett

Job description

Are you an experienced Surveyor looking for a new opportunity? If so this role could be for you!
Rate: £30 PAYE/£40p/h Umbrella
Duration: 3-6 months
37 Hours a week
General responsibility for the completion of mutual exchange inspections and the delivery of the programme of inspection of repairs following responsive repairs and in the re-commissioning of voids (so ensuring compliance with the Council's current policies, void specification and guidelines for landlord repair obligations)
This responsibility includes:
o The specification and risk assessment of responsive repairs and void recommissions of a more complex nature and/or where the tenant or operatives are unable to determine what repair is required
o The inspection of repairs related works (whether delivered by the in-house Operations Team or external contractor partners) to ensure compliance with agreed specifications / expected cost including the identification of defects, putting in place necessary corrective actions and fully understanding the basis of any significant cost over-runs
o Carrying out void inspections to tenanted and empty properties
o Gathering evidence to enable the income team to recover monies for rechargeable repairs. This includes taking photos to support the recharge to the tenant/outgoing tenant
o Deal with party wall notices and insurance claims relating to Council property
o Ensuring that appropriate certification and/or documentation is obtained for all works carried out and that accurate records are maintained as required by all statutory regulations, British Standards and codes of practice, Council Policies and Contract terms  
o Ensuring properties are repaired or re-commissioned (as appropriate) to a high standard on a timely basis in order to maximise customer satisfaction / minimise void times
Act as the specialist technical expert in the repairs area, providing appropriate technical input,          professional advice and training to colleagues working across the Operations team
Line management of one of either the following two teams:
othe Works Planners (x2) & Tenant Liaison Officer; the work planners co-or
Please only apply if you have experience of responsive repairs or Void recommissioning within a social housing setting.
To apply please email your cv to