Repairs Surveyor

  • Construction Jobs
  • Chelmsford, Essex
  • Aug 07, 2020
Permanent Construction Building Surveyor Management

Job Description

My client, a Housing Association based in Essex is looking for a Maintenance/Repairs Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, Permanent role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant surveying qualification, experience in Housing repairs/maintenance and ideally extensive experience in Housing Association roles. The main purpose of the role is to work collaboratively with contractors and colleagues to ensure the delivery of high-quality repairs and maintenance service to the client's tenants. The main responsibilities of the role will include the following; Ensuring properties are well maintained and contribute to the delivery of the Asset Management Operating Plan objectives Provide advice and assistance to customers to help them maintain their homes Be responsible for managing large planned works projects (effectively the role of Contract Administrator) Monitoring budgets and the supervision of work in progress as well as ensuring compliance with relevant safety and building legislation. Ensuring excellent customer service is provided whilst achieving great value for money. Post inspecting completed planned works, helping resolve customer queries and offering advice to other areas of the business. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes; Degree level qualification in building surveying HNC/D and extensive experience will be considered Excellent level of knowledge of building construction, standards, and legislation, and an ability to diagnose and specify remedies to building defects. Understanding of responsive repairs, voids works, planned and cyclical repairs requirements. Excellent contract management and budget management skills Ability and presence to be proactive and work on own initiative, with limited supervision, and be able to manage contractors delivering building works at project level including H&S, quality, value and progress with excellent organisational skills. Excellent standards of customer care and the ability to deliver accurate and clear communications in writing, face to face or by telephone The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering the following package; Competitive Salary of £35,075 rising to £36,921 after 12 months service 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays for a great work/life balance On-going support and training to achieve your targets and really get to know the business. Amazing opportunities to develop your career internally and support from managers to do so. Access to Simply Health Scheme - claim back every day medical expenses. Competitive Pension Scheme Access to Employee assistance programme Access to Benefits Portal offering everyday Lifestyle Benefits Professional qualification support & financial support for professional subscriptions Cycle to Work scheme Training & E-learning courses If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to (url removed) or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on (phone number removed)