Building Inspector

Building Inspector

  • Location

    North West England

  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits: Home based, fantastic benefits, reputable employer

  • Contact:

    Curtis Sanderson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8958

  • Job ref:

    BC Inspector - NW

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


A reputable approved inspector and structural warranty specialist are seeking a Building Inspector to service key clients in the North West, with the ideal candidate being based anywhere between Stoke and Blackburn. This is a home based role, with an expected annual mileage of circa 10-15,000.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with previous site inspection / building control experience seeking a pathway towards becoming a Building Control or Structural Warranty Surveyor, including Chartership support. You should have previous experience in construction of new dwellings, with some understanding of Building Regulations and Technical Standards.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Inspecting homes being constructed and / or converted, working closely with developers and builders to ensure as far as is reasonably possible works are in accordance with the Technical Manual and Building Regulations.
  • Effectively self manage, by forward planning own workload, to provide a responsive, helpful and professional service whilst maximizing time spent on site.
  • Recording inspection details on the database and communicating comments to clients
  • Carry out developer assessments at the completion of projects
  • Ongoing liaison surveyors and management on technical matters to ensure that standards are being maintained and procedures adhered to.
  • Ongoing Liaison with Developers / Clients / Builders, offering technical advice and guidance 
Person Specification:
  • Part or Full member of professional body: RICS, CABE or CIOB preferred but not essential
  • Minimum qualifcations: HNC/HND or NVQ Level 4 in a construction related discipline
  • Relevant experience within building construction
  • An understanding of regulatory controls
  • Basic understanding of general insurance principals and terminology desirable
  • Ability to undertake site inspections to assess both quality and the cause/effect of building defects
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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