Building Surveyor - York
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Steve Ball Recruitment


Building Surveyor (3-month Contract)

Salary and Benefits :

£20 – £25 p/h.

The role offers a 37.5-hour working week (flexible working) and when appropriate some home working. Mileage or pool car will be included

Applications are welcomed from Building Surveyors seeking part-time hours


Commutable from: York, Hull, Leeds, Beverley, Bridlington, Selby, Malton, Doncaster, Rotherham.

The Role:

  • This is a temporary 3 month contract with the possibility of being extended.
  • Our Public Sector client require an experienced Building Surveyor to oversee a 600+ strong building portfolio covering the Yorkshire region.
  • You will report to the Head of Estates and be responsible for ensuring the organisations building, mechanical, civil engineering and facilities management plans are achieved successfully.
  • As a Building Surveyor you will be expected to ensure the statutory compliance and economical management of the organisations regional properties across the Estate.
  • Mileage or pool car will be included


  • To plan and cost effectively manage the implementation of the forward maintenance programme, responsive maintenance, refurbishment and re-provision for all Association premises and land.
  • Undertake and complete Condition Survey Reports and scoring as per the scheduled plan on assigned assets within the Association’s area of responsibility every two years.
  • Maintain the Property Management database.
  • Represent the Department or Association at meetings and attend site meetings from inception through to the end of defects period of any project.
  • Raise Works Orders, review progress of work, approve and certifying invoices for work completed in accordance with delegated powers determined by the Association Management Board.
  • If requested by Head of Estates task consultants or personally prepare specifications and schedules of work in furtherance of Tenders and Competitive Pricing requests.
  • Advise and assist with the scope and schedule of work under the Planned Maintenance Programme (PMP) and maintain the Forward Maintenance Register (FRM).
  • Fulfil the role of Client under CDM Regulations and coordinate external professional service providers in relation to Capital and other non-maintenance projects.
  • Prepare estimates of cost for all minor new works and maintenance services and establish priorities for such works in relation to financial limitations and staff capacity.
  • Monitor contractor performance and complete Quality Assurance Audit Checks in accordance with current regulations and delivery of projects on time and within the allocated budget.
  • Agree, monitor and review Safe Systems of Work.


  • HND or equivalent in Construction/ Building/Property related subject
  • Knowledge of Local authorities and the planning process
  • Knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations
  • 3 years working experience as a Surveyor within the construction/property sector
  • Full UK Driving Licence


Pool Car / Mileage

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