Building Control Surveyor / Inspector

Building Control Surveyor / Inspector

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Curtis Sanderson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8958

  • Job ref:

    BC Surveyor - Essex

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


One of the UK’s most reputable Approved Inspector’s is seeking Building Control Surveyors within their highly successful Essex region. They are open to considering full Surveyors, Inspectors, Remote Plan-Checkers and even temporary contract staff. 

The team has a vastly diverse client base, operating across both Commercial and Domestic sectors, so they are able to tailor the workload to suit your expertise. Equally, if you don't have a significant amount of experience, their training and development programme is market-leading, as such they will consider candidates of all levels.

There are no salary bandings so packages are entirely flexible depending on experience and are highly competitive. As a business they are well known for their low turnover of staff, which says a lot about the working environment/staff satisfaction.

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
  • Preparation of formal schedules of comments and observations whilst ensuring effective follow up and implementation of actions highlighted as part of the inspection process
Person Specification:
  • Proven relevant industry experience within a Building Control environment, carrying out plan checking and site inspections and managing your own projects
  • Associate or Chartered Membership of a relevant professional body (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 hit the apply link or get in touch with Curtis Sanderson (Principal Consultant) on 01516668958 or curtiss@

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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