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Building Inspector

  • Location

    Bradford

  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Curtis Sanderson

  • Contact email:

    curtiss@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8958

  • Job ref:

    Building Inspector - Bradford

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-10

  • Start date:

    2021-10-01

An experienced Building Inspector is required by a reputable Approved Inspector and Warranty Provider to undertake both Building Control and Warranty Inspections covering development sites within West Yorkshire (Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Barnsley, Wakefield, Leeds, Wetherby, Harrogate, Keighley).

Purpose:

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 come from a Structural Warranty/Building Control/Building Surveying/Clerk of Works background.

The employer will also consider those from a residential construction background, seeking a career within Building Control and Warranty Surveying (all training and support will be provided). 

Typical 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 Regs.
  • 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 organisations: RICS / CIOB / CABE / Similar
  • Relevant BC, plan check, and site inspection experience or relevant Warranty experience
  • In depth technical knowledge of Building Regs and other relevant construction standards
  • Requires 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
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Able to fulfil the mobility requirement of the RMS role: Moving around a site, climbing ladders, working at height, drive reasonable distances
This is a reputable organisation offering competitive salaries, impressive benefits package including car allowance and a strong pension, with a highly flexible approach to working. Please get in touch with Curtis Sanderson (Principal Consultant) for more info – 0151 666 8958 / curtiss@scantec.co.uk.




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