Principal Building Control Surveyor

Principal Building Control Surveyor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Curtis Sanderson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8958

  • Job ref:

    Principal BC Surveyor - Manc

  • Published:

    7 months ago

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  • Start date:


Scantec are working with a fantastic Approved Inspector that has been consitently growing organically and is now in the position to take on an experienced Building Control Surveyor for their reputable Manchester Team (remote based with opportunity to work in office if desired). 

The Manchester team are work on all types of developments ranging from domestic extensions to major high-rises, so your workload can be tailored entirely to suit your expertise/interests. The organisation promote development from within so even if you are not currently at Principal grade, you will receive all necessary training and guidance to progress at a pace suitable to your experience and capabilities. 

This is an employer with fantastic staff retention, simply because they genuinely prioritise the well-being of their staff through carefully managing workload, solid organisation/structure, and offering both highly competitive packages and an unquestionable work-life balance. There are also no limits in terms of progression, with opportunities up to Associate Director and beyond (where applicable). 

Key Responsibilities:
  • To deliver agreed procedures to provide effective building control services on a range of projects in terms of size and complexity
  • Review of plans and other associated matters for compliance with building regs and associated legislation
  • Delivery of site inspections and testing of building works for compliance with building regs and associated legislation
  • Liaison with applicants, agents, consultants/statutory bodies and the public
Person Specification:
  • Proven relevant industry experience within a Building Control environment, carrying out plan checking, site inspections and project management
  • Full of part Membership of a relevant professional body, such as RICS, CABE or CIOB
  • Extensive knowledge and application of Building Regulations, AI regs and associated legislation
  • Ability to undertake basic structural appraisals of submitted designs, relevant to size of project
  • Full UK Driving Licence and use of a car
For a confidential discussion and for further information, please get in touch with Curtis (Principal Consultant) on 01516668958 or

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