Building Surveyor, Bridgend County Borough Council, Permanent, £29,055 - £31,401
Your new organisation
This is an exciting time to be part of Bridgend County Borough Council's transformation agenda, introducing a new Corporate Landlord model (the first of it's kind in Wales) to effectively and efficiently deliver all of the council's property needs under one roof, including Total Facilities Management and Major Projects teams. The property portfolio comprises of 950 assets, with a value of circa £400 million and a budget of £15.7 million pa. £43 million having recently been allocated towards the 21st Century Schools Programme.
Your new role
As a Building Surveyor you will be part of the specialist surveying team who manage the public buildings portfolio, including schools, indoor markets, civic offices and more.
Your role will involve undertaking schedules of condition, dilapidation surveys and general site surveys as required and you will plan and carry out schemes from initial development, on site works, finalising accounts and co-ordinating the handover in line with clients expectations.
You will assist the planned maintenance manager in reviewing annual maintenance contracts for client buildings, develop and monitor service level agreements. Ensure all records are maintained and updated on the asset management system.
Ensure all aspects of Health and Safety are observed in the office and on site and any other appointed duties are carried out in accordance with CDM regulations.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need a relevant degree and experience of maintenance provision within the building industry or of working as a building surveyor. An understanding of working within established regulatory frameworks. Project planning and management, an understanding of all building surveying skill sets including drawings preparation, statutory legislation, budget preparation. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and I writing. Computer skills and experience of using a range of IT and asset management systems. Flexible and adaptable to change.
What you'll get in return
Salary banding Grade 10 £29,055 - £31,401 per year. All employees are eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. The leave entitlement for a full year will be 32 days (inclusive of bank holidays). The council operates a flexible working hours scheme which provides the opportunity to adjust starting and finishing times as well as take compensatory leave in line with service needs.
There are a range of services available to promote staff welfare, these include an external occupational health service provider and a free counselling service for staff. RICS professional fees will be covered by the Council. Bridgend Council recognise the importance of learning to the success of the organisation and are committed to the investment in and development of their staff.
What you need to do now
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