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Building Surveyor x 2

Camden Council
5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Surveyor - Building
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Building Surveyor x 2

Job Level: Level 4, Zone 2
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent x 2 Positions available
Closing date: Sunday 5th December 2021 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The role

We currently have two roles, one as Building Surveyor and one as Building Maintenance Surveyor (Mechanical).

In both roles, you will lead in the process of receiving details of repairs required and assess the necessary actions you will need to take.

You will work as a team, ensuring that all works are ordered in accordance with the Council’s Contract Standing Orders and Financial Regulations and internal procedures. You will also prepare reports as required in respect of technical issues and recommend and deliver agreed solutions on time.

There is an expectation that you will embrace the ethos of a self-managed team. The self-managed team is expected to define priorities, set objectives, allocate work strands and manage the workload. The self-managed team will contribute towards sharing and developing knowledge within the team.

About you

As a Building Maintenance Surveyor: you will be a qualified Building Surveyor building services engineering (Mechanical) and educated to degree level (recent graduates welcome) or equivalent in building surveying and/or mechanical engineering and have previous experience of working across multi-disciplinary services, within 180 operational and administrative commercial buildings/schools, e.g. large and small scale offices; depots; community centres; libraries; schools; sport centres; cemeteries; parks and open spaces; etc.

As a Building Surveyor: you will be a qualified Building Surveying, educated to degree level or equivalent (recent graduates welcome) and have previous experience of working within a variety of operational and administrative commercial buildings, e.g. large and small scale offices; depots; community centres; libraries; schools; sport centres; cemeteries; parks and open spaces; listed buildings; etc.

For both roles - you will need to have knowledge and experience of implementing the requirements of Health & Safety and associated legislation, in particular the Health and Safety at Work Act (H&SAWA), EEC directives and CDM regulations.

Knowledge of building services would be an advantage.

It is key that you have excellent and effective communication skills as you will be required to liaise with people from all levels, including senior managers and officers across directorates, members of the public, contractors, consultants and business tenants. You will be committed to delivery of exceptional customer care to building occupiers and will assist in maintaining close liaisons with building occupiers and commercial tenants, and will continuously seek to improve the quality of services provided.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk. At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

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To apply for this job please follow the “Apply” link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website.

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

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