Skip to main content

Area Building Control Surveyor

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Telford
Salary
£39,1186 - £42,403 per annum plus 20% Market Factor
Closing date
28 Jun 2024
Reference
TW/TP/180/387

View more

Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Building control
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details


Are you looking for a challenge, and a diverse range of work? Do you want to work in an innovative, positive team that shapes and develops the places we live and work in?

If so Telford & Wrekin Council’s Building Control want to hear from you.

Working in our highly innovative and motivated Building Control Team, our Building Control Area Surveyor will be responsible for the administration of the Building Regulations and allied legislation for a wide range of diverse and complex applications from inception to completion under the overall guidance of the Senior Building Control Surveyor and the Building Control Manager.

You will be part of our Development Management Team who deliver a wide range of development services which includes Planning, Highways Development Control, Ecology, Conservation, Healthy Spaces and Building Control. We deliver holistic and innovative solutions to all our customers.  

You will be based in Telford - a destination of vibrant places and experiences where people love to live, work and play. Sitting in the heart of Shropshire, Telford is the gateway between the Midlands and Wales.  Rich in heritage and natural beauty, the borough has a vibrant town centre that’s currently expanding and a 450 acre town park with numerous leisure facilities;

Being part of Telford & Wrekin Council ensures you will be play a part in the development and creation of creative and positive places for those who live and work in Telford, building a safe and sustainable environment for future generations to enjoy

We are looking for a keen, customer focused candidate with proven experience of working in a high quality Building Control environment. You will have demonstrable wide ranging knowledge and understanding of the legislation and technical documents underpinning the Building Regulations, be proficient in effectively managing and prioritising workloads in pressurised situations and have excellent customer focus and negotiation skills.

As a member of the Building Control team, you will be knowledgeable in carrying out Building Control functions at all competency levels, such as checking Building Control applications, site inspections and carrying out enforcement procedures.

You will carry out professional duties in order to ensure developments achieve compliance with the Building Regulations and associated Legislations, as well as liaising with internal and external contacts to ensure information exchange, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders.

In addition, you will use your extensive knowledge of Building Control to assist in the promotion of and commercial aims of the service.

 Please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

 At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice.

 Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check. It is an offence to apply for a role that involves engaging in regulated activity with children and adults in vulnerable circumstances if you are barred from working with one or both of these groups.

 A CV template is available if you do not already have a CV.

 We value our employees and offer staff rewards and plenty of opportunities for personal development and career progression including:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Automatic access to a secure, flexible and tax efficient Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Staff benefits and discounts including salary sacrifice schemes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous leave entitlement (24 days rising to 32 days) plus 8 bank holidays and an additional concessionary day
  • Free access to our employee assistance programme and confidential counselling
  • Flexible and mobile working policy - we are well adapted to a hybrid model of working which includes a combination of time spent in the office and at home – our approach is to promote greater level of flexible working around personal and family commitments

Find out further information about working at Telford & Wrekin Council including our full list of benefits.

Please note that Telford & Wrekin Council do not hold a sponsorship licence for visas.

Attached documents
Job Description

Company

We've implemented a new system from Monday 4th March which will improve your candidate experience!

There is more information on the WMJobs candidate help page WMJobs Help!

Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy commitments and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email hrhelpdesk@telford.gov.uk

Company info
Website
Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4JA
GB

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert