Kingston upon Hull
£20 - £25 per hour
+44 (0)151 666 8908
2 months ago
Our client is a local authority in East Yorkshire that is currently looking for a Housing Surveyor on a contract basis. The successful candidate will provide professional technical and project management expertise for the purpose of delivering Corporate and Private Sector Strategy objectives within the legal framework. The main focus of the role is to undertake surveying of properties and technical work including the management of contractors in relation to the repair, maintenance, renovation and adaptations in both the private and public sectors.
Principal Responsibilities include (but mot limited to );
- Carry out surveys for disabled adaptations in the public and private sector housing stock; prepare detailed plans, specifications, schedules and reports to adapt / extend a dwelling that will enable disabled people to continue to live in their homes and improve their quality of life.
- Provide home owners, landlords and tenants with advice and assistance in relation to energy efficiency and maintenance to help occupiers to maintain their homes.
- Project manage the technical and legislative aspects of individual grant and loan applications including property surveys, preparation of schedules, reports, drawings and estimated costs to determine work which is eligible for financial assistance in accordance with the legal framework. This includes meeting the requirements of the Decent Home Standard and the Housing Health and Safety Rating System.
- Authorise building works, certify accounts, prepare valuations, and certificates of payments for building contracts. Negotiate settlement of final accounts with contractors to secure optimum value for money for the council.
HNC in Building Studies OR ONC or OND in Construction
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