Our client in North London is recruiting for a building surveyor with Diagnostics for visiting customers in their home and identifying defects which are the Councils responsibility to repair. They will be required to undertake training.

Main Duties:
Carry out building inspections as necessary to diagnose the cause of building defects, raise work orders using National Housing Federation Schedule of Rates or specifications as appropriate.
 To prepare reports relating to condensation in compliance with the LBI Condensation Protocol.
 To assist in the preparation of reports for senior managers, including those of a policy or strategic nature.
 To produce professional technical reports and present them to the High Value Repair Panel.
 To manage subsidence and structural failure cases in association with specialist external consultants.
 To assess alteration requests from tenants and leaseholders and complete paperwork in compliance with the process.
 To manage fire, flood or collision Insurance cases.
 To assist the Legal Disrepair and Diagnostics Manager in the development of policies and procedures relating tom the Repairs Service.
 Undertake Quality Assurance checks on works in progress or completed.
 Have a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, Building Regulations and Codes of Practice.

-The ability to diagnose building defects and recommend the associated remedial action.
– A surveying or construction related qualification (not essential).
– Organised and proactive – able to manage their own calendar and caseload.
-Social Housing surveying experience (not essential).
– Ability to produce specification of works using a schedule of rates.
– A good understanding of damp, mould and condensation.
– Office based.
– Access to pool vehicles
If you are interested please email vanessa@buckinghamfutres.com or call 020 8125 4321.
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