Building Inspector (Building Control & Warranty)

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Curtis Sanderson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8958

  • Job ref:

    Building Inspector - North

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Scantec are newly seeking a Building Inspector / Warranty Surveyor on behalf of national building consultancy to service development sites throughout the North of England. Typical coverage area would be focused around Newcastle/Middlesbrough however also stretches across to Carlisle and parts of Northumberland (candidates must be comfortable with driving). 

The organisation work on behalf of national warranty providers, surveying a vast array of new build/self-build developments (residential focus but also opportunity to work on commercial).

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 ideally come from a Warranty/Building Control/Building Surveying background. The Client will consider those with transferrable skills, providing you can also display an genuine eagerness to learn.

Typical Responsibilities:
  • Inspecting homes being constructed, 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.
  • Recording inspection details on the database and communicating comments to clients
  • Ongoing liaison surveyors and management on technical matters to ensure that standards are being maintained and procedures adhered to.
Person Specification:
  • Part or Full member of professional organisations: RICS / CIOB / CABE / ICWCI / ACQP / Similar
  • Relevant site inspection, building control or warranty surveying experience
  • In depth technical knowledge of Building Regs and other relevant construction standards
  • Ability to undertake site inspections to assess both quality and the cause/effect of building defects
  • Full UK Driving Licence
This is a reputable organisation offering competitive salaries, impressive benefits package and a flexible approach to working. Please get in touch with Curtis Sanderson (Principal Consultant) for more info –

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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