Building Control Surveyor

Brent Council
Brent, London (Greater)
£34,209 - £46,839
07 May 2021
31 May 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Brent Building Control are pleased to announce a fantastic opportunity it has for ambitious surveyors to join a successful and established team. We are based in our award-winning Brent Civic Centre, with views of Wembley Stadium, Wembley Arena and with the London Designer Outlet all right next door.

This a wonderful opportunity for Surveyors who want to develop their skills and gain invaluable experience working within our Major Projects Team and Domestic Surveying Team. You will be able to build on your existing qualifications and experience, working alongside Chartered Surveyors, Chartered Structural Engineers and Chartered Fire Engineers and supporting the Building Control Management Team.

We have a wealth of exciting challenges for part qualified/qualified and experienced Building Control Surveyors to work within our multi-disciplinary service. We have a wide range of residential domestic work, work on the world famous Wembley Stadium and new high-rise domestic and commercial developments.

We operate in a commercial environment providing excellent service to our varied customers and users of our service.

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

Located right in the heart of the Wembley regeneration area and working throughout Brent, we require an additional two Building Control Surveyors to supplement the existing Major Projects and District teams.

You will be responsible for delivering an effective Building Control to our clients on various domestic, commercial, mixed-use and complex high-rise projects.

The Person

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, flexible, forward thinking, ambitious and customer focussed surveyors with relevant Building Control knowledge and experience of dealing with Building Regulation applications at plan examination and site inspection stages.

You will need to be an effective communicator with all stakeholders, technically sound with the ability to promote and represent the Building Control service.

Your will support and assist the Service in delivering projects on time, while ensuring compliance with Building Regulations and other statutory requirements.

We will require staff to work towards Level 6 Fire Safety Competence Validation and it is desirable if applicants already hold this certification.

Training will be provided for staff to obtain certification at all levels of competence once established by LABC

You will need a full driving license and the use of a car to undertake the duties.

Closing Date: 31 May 2021 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: w/c 28 June 2021

Additional Information

Keyworker accommodation is available to suitable candidates. You may down load details via the attached link (Key Worker Accommodation Scheme)

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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