Building Control Surveyor

26 May 2017
23 Jun 2017
Adam Good
Contract Type
Full Time
1. Provide technical support in order to ensure that building and construction work is carried out in accordance with current Building Regulations, including; carrying out site inspections of work in progress and making full and accurate records of inspections and where necessary following up the results of inspection to their conclusion including works where approvals have not been sought.

2. Assisting staff in the processing of applications under the Building Regulations including assessing proposals against the Regulations and relevant technical advice, checking completions, checking constraints and preparing and carrying out consultations.

3. Advising and assisting members of the public by providing factual information on applications and their status.

4. Assisting in dealing with reports of dangerous structures including implementing relevant processes to ensure safety of the public.

5. Assist in the monitoring of grounds under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 and in the duties related to the Council’s Public Entertainment Safety Advisory Group.

6. Maintaining and regularly updating building control records and statistics including researching information requested by professional staff and preparing case histories, briefing notes and summaries of technical information.

7. Maintaining and regularly updating records on services, ground conditions and other constraints and checking proposals against such records.

8. Assist in the promotion of the use of the Authorities Building Control service.

9. To keep abreast of all relevant technical information and guidelines and ensure such changes are speedily and efficiently implemented.

10. Ensure that you work in line with all the Council’s policies and procedures and ensure that you are aware of your obligations under these.

11. Carry out your role in line with the Council’s Equality agenda.

12. To comply with health and safety policies, organisational statements and procedures, report any incidents / accidents/ hazards and take a pro-active approach to health and safety matters in order to protect yourself and others.

13. Any other duties of a similar nature related to this post that may be required from time-to-time.

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