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Maintenance Surveyor

Maintenance Surveyor

  • Location

    Devon

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £33945 - £40221 per annum + Hybrid working

  • Contact:

    Hannah Welfoot

  • Email:

    hannah.welfoot@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH36005

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-15

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Yolk Recruitment Public Sector and Not-for-Profit is proud to be working with a Council in Devon to appoint a Maintenance Surveyor to join their Property and Asset Management Team.

The Opportunity:

You will provide the day to day repair service to tenants and maintain the Council's housing stock and manage the day to day repair/void contracts and contractors to a high standard, providing high quality repair services to the Council and tenant. You will support the Senior Technical Officer and other technical staff in achieving the priorities and objectives of the Council.

Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with the reactive and planned property maintenance requirements of the Council's dwellings within a prescribed budget and aligned to the contract, and to ensure compliance with the current Decent Homes Standard.
  • Investigate repair requests, diagnose faults and complaints, commission repairs and supervise them through to completion. Carrying out pre and post inspections of repairs in line with the current contract requirements.
  • Establish appropriate effective working relationships with the current contractor/s which support and grow the partnership.
  • Provide a supportive technical duty surveyor function to the current contractor/s, and the contact centre team on a rota basis.
  • Undertake the preparation of condition surveys to enable the implementation of the planned and cyclical maintenance programmes.
  • To manage the quoted works and exclusion works elements of this contract to ensure value for money and accuracy of these works in line with the contract.
  • Processing/managing claims for payment in line with specific Contract terms, set limits, Statutory Regulations, procurement rules and EDDC Standing Orders.
  • Monitoring contractors on site and reporting on performance issues while ensuring value for money.
  • Survey properties to identify, log and deal with the presence of asbestos based materials.
  • To be involved in regular operational meetings with the current term contractor in order to assess contract performance.
  • Check dwellings to ensure that the Council meets its legal responsibility in relation to Statutory Compliance in line with current Regulations, e.g. gas, electric, fire, legionella, solid fuel etc.
  • To support the void team where required in preparing work specifications within tight time schedules to meet performance indicators, including pre and post inspect void works, financial management of voids etc.

Essential Requirements:

  • HNC or equivalent in a building related subject or experience in building related work and identifying building defects and specifying repair works.
  • Qualified Building Surveyor, or equivalent qualified building degree.
  • Knowledge of building construction and contract management.
  • A working knowledge of health and safety, gas safety, fire safety and asbestos regulations.
  • Knowledge of current issues in housing and local government

If you think this one's for you:

Please contact Hannah Welfoot at Yolk Recruitment: 07458 143 279

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

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