Surveyor (Building - Maintenance and Minor Works)

Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RL
£33136 - £35,229
02 Oct 2018
21 Oct 2018
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At Warwickshire County Council, we’re looking for a Maintenance & Minor Works Surveyor to manage a portfolio of properties and make sure they remain open. It’s a vital job that means our services can be delivered at all times.

The Role

37 hours per week

Reporting to the Maintenance & Minor Works Manager, you will:

  • Provide maintenance and minor works for a number of council and independent properties of all shapes, sizes, ages and uses


  • Identify, procure and deliver planned and reactive maintenance, adaption, renewal and extension of buildings


  • Liaise between property users and construction services


  • Deliver successful projects and manage relationships to ensure repeat business and income


  • Keep timely, accurate and continuous updates of survey reports for all properties within your portfolio.


In addition to your day-to-day activities, we’ll ask you to inspect and estimate the needs of council and independent buildings every year. You’ll also input into the creation of a yearly work programme, a planned and reactive landlord work programme, and a client-funded minor improvements programme.

Please note: when emergencies happen, we’ll need you to work outside normal office hours.




About you

You’re driven, self-disciplined and able to manage your time – as well as your relationships with clients. You work well in a team, and can communicate effectively with people of all levels.


You’ll have an HNC, HND or a degree in Building Studies (or equivalent), be a member of an appropriate professional body (RICS/MCIOB), and have experience working within a fee target environment.


You’ll also have:


  • A successful track record managing contractors and design teams
  • An ability to produce works specs, schedules and drawings
  • An understanding of the construction industry, including asbestos and the JCT Minor Works contract.



Please note: we’ll need you to complete a DBS disclosure application if you decide to join us.



Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Nick Jakes Tel 02476 754285 /

Closing Date: 19th October 2018

Interviews: 7th November 2018

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