Senior Building Surveyor - Fire Safety

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
NJC Band 12 £38,553 - £42,614 per annum
08 Jun 2022
03 Jul 2022
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Senior Building Surveyor (Fire Safety)

Permanent contract, 37 hours per week, Shrewsbury.

Band 12 - £38,553 – £42,614 per annum

Looking to the future?  Keen to make a difference?  Seeking a new challenge to progress your career?  If so, we’d love to help you realise your ambitions - we have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Building Surveyor (Fire Safety) who is motivated, innovative and proactive.

The Company

Working for Shropshire Council is more than just a job.  Undergoing a large-scale transformation programme, we are an agile organisation that embraces innovation to address the changing environment and puts improving the quality of life of all local people at the heart of everything we do. 

The Role

Working with a team of surveyors responsible for a wide range of revenue and capital projects for clients both within and external to the Council. Building types and functions include those for Schools, Offices, Leisure, Libraries, Social Services, Fire Authorities, and other bodies who come under the Local Government Goods and Services Act. Challenging, interesting, driving profitability, with the tools and support you need to do a great job.

Working within our high quality, supportive Property Services Group (PSG), you will be working as part of a multi-disciplined, forward thinking, commercially aware team of building, mechanical and electrical surveyors and other professional staff, you will be assisting the Team Leader in the supervisory and administrative duties with respect to building services, specification and administration, together with other policy related issues.  Preparing specifications along with providing reactive maintenance and technical support to the Team Leader/Property Services Manager.

The preparation of estimates, specification writing for programmed and emergency works, preparation of working drawings, instructing contractors, supervision of works in progress, certifying contractors' accounts, including checking for quality, quantity, price and acceptability, inspection and general maintenance of property.

The Person

You will be an ambitious, qualified Surveyor who develops and promotes a proactive, supportive, close working relationship with service users, external contractors, suppliers and colleagues to ensure effective, timely delivery of projects.

It is key that this role offers predominately proactive but when required reactive support/response to customer needs.  Full training and support are provided.

Benefits include:

  • Pension scheme with a generous employer contribution Generous holiday entitlement Flexible working, where applicable Family-friendly policies including job sharing Childcare vouchers Cycle to work scheme Healthcare cash plans Employee discount scheme Health support including a confidential counselling service.

How to Apply

So, if you are looking for a challenging and stimulating opportunity, with a great team, that will fully utilise your exceptional skills and experience, look no further.  To express your interest in this role, please apply through the Shropshire Council recruitment portal

For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact:

Phil brown at 01743 281067 

For further details, please see Job Description and Person Specification.

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