United Kingdom
South Yorkshire
Building & Infrastructure
£45000 - £50000 per annum
SBI - Sheff
Scantec is currently seeking an experienced Building Inspector (Building Control and Structural Warranty) on behalf of a national building consultancy & approved inspector to service development sites typically between Leeds, Sheffield and Nottingham.

The organisation is going through a significant and continued period of growth, so this is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to progress their career at a good pace alongside an ambitious business. You will be working closely with the Regional Director, managing a wide variety of new build schemes registered for both Building Control and Structural Warranty, with ample opportunity to work on complex and Major Projects. As a Senior member of the Surveying team, you will also be responsible for mentoring more junior members of staff.

The position requires strong working knowledge of building regulations and the ability undertake site inspections to assess both quality and the cause/effect of building defects. Suitable applicants will ideally come from a Warranty/Building Control/Building Surveying/Clerk of Works/Site Management background. The Client will consider those with transferable skills, providing you can also display an genuine eagerness to learn.

Typical Responsibilities:
  • Inspecting new build developments, working closely with developers and builders to ensure as far as is reasonably possible works are in accordance with the Technical Manual and Building Regs
  • Recording inspection details on the database and communicating comments to clients
  • Ongoing liaison with surveyors and management on technical matters to ensure that standards are being maintained and procedures adhered to
  • Mentoring of more Junior staff and reporting directly into the Regional Director
Person Specification:
  • Experience in the construction of commercial/complex developments is preferable but not essential
  • Relevant site inspection/management, building control or warranty surveying experience
  • In depth technical knowledge of Building Regs and other relevant construction standards
  • Ability to undertake site inspections to assess both quality and the cause/effect of building defects
  • Part or Full member of professional organisations: RICS / CIOB / CABE / ICWCI / ACQP
  • Full UK Driving Licence
For an informal and non-committal conversation regarding this opportunity, please reach out to Curtis Sanderson (Building Control & Warranty Lead) at Scantec on 01516668958 or curtiss@scantec.co.uk.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don’t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.