Building / Warranty Surveyor

Building / Warranty Surveyor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £27000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits: Great work-life balance, career progression/development

  • Contact:

    Curtis Sanderson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8958

  • Job ref:

    Warranty Surveyor Manchester

  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Due to continued growth and success of their regional office in Manchester, we are seeking an aspiring Building / Warranty Surveyor on behalf of an innovative, multidisciplinary consultant practice that specialises in Structural Warranty and Latent Defect Auditing/Assurance.

This is a fantastic opportunity for any ambitious professionals with either some level of experience in Structural Warranty whom are looking to further develop towards Chartership; or an aspiring Building Surveyor / Clerk of Works with an interest in construction philosophy and technical knowledge of building regulations. The role will be a mix between office and remote working.   

The organisation currently manage circa 1200+ live projects nationally, ranging from £500k to £300m in value, up to 55 storeys in height and a mix of domestic, commercial, PRS etc. They have recently made some key strategic, senior appointments that have allowed them to further strengthen their presence both in the North and Nationally, so this really is an exciting time to be a part of the journey, and a fantastic opportunity to grow with a business who’s people are at the centre of their values.

About the Role:

The primary purpose of the role is to provide site inspection and construction expertise from a structural warranty / latent defect perspective, for new developments on behalf of national warranty providers.
  • Inspecting homes being constructed and/or converted, working with Developers and Builders to ensure works are in accordance with building regulations.
  • Recording inspection details and communicating comments to customers.
  • Carry out developer assessments during the life of the projects
  • Ongoing liaison with Surveyors and Management on technical matters to ensure standards are maintained and procedures adhered to throughout the life-cycle of the build.
About You:
  • Relevant site inspection and/or basic understanding of the build process and building regulations gained from practical delivery.
  • Ability to undertake site inspections to assess both quality and the cause/effect of building defects
  • Appropriate knowledge and understanding of the building regulations, associated legislation and construction standards.
  • Prior experience in building control / warranty, quality or defect resolution is desirable.
  • A demonstrable understanding of latent defect risk management and the methods for mitigating claims is desirable.  
  • Basic understanding of general insurance principals and terminology.
  • Ideally at least part member of relevant professional organisations: ACIOB / ACABE / LICWCI / AACQP / TechRICS.
  • Full UK Driving Licence is required

For a confidential discussion and/or further information about this opportunity, please get in touch with Curtis Sanderson (Principal Consultant) on 0151 666 8958 or curtiss @

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