Building Surveyor

England, South Yorkshire
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
11 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Allan Madden
Contract Type
Full Time
Badenoch & Clark are partnering exclusively with a blue light organisations based in Sheffield to assist them in recruiting a Building Surveyor for their Maintenance department on a fixed term contract for 12 months (potentially going on longer or permanent for the right candidate)

Please note this is an urgent role and if you are interested please contact me this week in order to not miss out on this exciting opportunity.

Job purpose

Management of asset based construction projects across a range of functions and activities.

Deliver the annual capital, repair, reactive, cyclical, regulatory and maintenance and environmental programmes of works across the organisations property portfolio and as identified in the Property Asset Management Estates Plan.

Provide support as required by the Property Manager on project management, environmental, capital, repair and maintenance issues and provide information and advice to corporate groups, Corporate Management Board and Elected Members as appropriate.

Core duties & accountabilities

1.Responsibility for the project management of a wide range of schemes, projects and activities.

2.Assist in the efficient running of the Estates and Facilities Section including responsibility for the performance, productivity and operational output of the functions undertaken by this post.

3.Preparation of reports for attendance at meetings as required, including Authority, Internal and Consultative meetings, e.g. CMB Quarterly capital update reports

4.Co-ordinate and lead project teams, across a range of activities, including non construction based projects.

5.Manage project and prepare scheme and project appraisals, sketch plans, submission drawings and budget costs for identified works within the programme and such other property related projects as directed. Prepare scheme submissions for future year's budget consideration. Undertake consultations with Internal & External stakeholders as necessary

6.Develop and maintain contacts with Architects, Surveyors, Building Service Engineers, Contractor's & Consultant's for advice, guidance and services procurement.

7.Prepare Planning and Building Regulations Applications for submission and liaise with the relevant authorities to ensure approval.

8.Work up approved schemes to provide full project documentation including consideration of all legislative requirements, i.e. Building Regulations; preparation of specifications, contract drawings, pre-tender health and safety plans, ensuring CDM requirements are fully considered and recorded.

9.Prepare contract and tender documentation and ensure quotations and tenders are advertised and let in accordance with SYFR Financial Regulations and Contract Standing Orders. Carry out full evaluation of tender returns and prepare recommendations.

10.Undertake the Clerk of Works function and inspect works in progress on sites to assess and monitor the quality and progress against the pre-agreed programme and to ensure compliance with statutory regulations and codes of practice. Arrange and certify stage payment evaluations and completion instructions prior to the authorisation of payment.

11.Arrange and attend pre contract and progress meetings to ensure the smooth completion of construction projects as required. To ensure that there is timely and effective consultation and communication at all times.

12.Responsible for accurate and timely input of information relating to the capital, environmental and repair and maintenance programmes into databases and corporate systems and updating of the property register including the updating of electronic plans to support the Estates Plan.

13.Undertake programmed condition and suitability surveys of all SYFR property and land and prepare reports identifying defects and highlighting expected life of the building elements; update the facilities management software to reflect the survey. Provide costed and prioritised recommendations for the rectification of the identified works. Provide background information and data for the preparation of Estates Plan PI's relating to role.

14.To advise the Property Manager in undertaking and managing planned, cyclical, regulatory and reactive works, programmes and maintenance regimes and to ensure.

15.Responsible to ensure that, the existing arrangements are fit for purpose and comply with all statutory and regulatory obligations and to intervene and initiate to resolve areas of weakness in control or compliance in this regard.

Person specification

1.Professional membership in a property related discipline such as RICS, BIFM, CIOB or experience commensurate with such membership.

2.Degree or equivalent in relevant property/ estate management/ building discipline

3.Current UK Driving Licence

4.Knowledge of occupational Health & Safety legislation and requirements.

5.Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Powerpoint.

6.Experience working within a property services ( or similar ) environment

7.Experience of the procurement and management of external consultants, contractors and suppliers.

8.Proven experience of effectively managing a wide range of construction based projects

9.Experience of delivering environmental initiatives and projects

Package & benefits

*£40-45,000 per annum (depending on experience)
*Pension enrolment
*Holidays 25 + 8
*Host of other benefits

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