Project Surveyor x3
We are looking to appoint three Project Surveyors to join our Planned Programmes service.
The advertised posts will be working within the Specialist Project team, but we’re looking for people that have the skills and ability to move across teams and work areas as our investment plans develop.
Vacancies can arise on other teams within the planned maintenance service, and you could be considered for future recruitments for a limited period. We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you into our teams.
As a Project Surveyor based within Planned Programmes you will take responsibility for one of the work areas that covers repair & refurbishment of houses, flats (low & high rise), roof replacement programmes, fire safety, kitchen rewire and communal area, improvement works.
As a Project Surveyor based within Specialist projects, you will be responsible for the refurbishment of older stock, conversion of properties, community spaces and other stock, overseeing improvement works, including, extensions and alterations to increase occupancy potential, for general needs temporary and move on accommodation.
What will I be doing?
You will be required to prepare Specification of work with supporting documentation to procure work using varied procurement frameworks as well as the capacity to use schedule of rates.
You will be responsible for contract administration and delivery of all technical elements of allocated projects/programmes ensuring, H&S, CDM and other construction regulations, with adherence to BCC, specifications and guidelines.
Contractor management is a core part of this role, ensuring we are receiving a high quality, cost effective and customer focussed service from all our suppliers. You will be responsible for the checking of payment claims ensuring they are correct prior to recommending payment for works.
You will ensure works are delivered to a high standard and achieve value for money. You will take ownership of all aspects for assigned projects and programmes of works. You will take ownership for end-to-end delivery, ensuring a satisfactory experience for all residents and stakeholders, ensuring all parties are kept informed, throughout the work by the appropriate medium.
The role will require regular visits to resident’s homes and sites undergoing refurbishment. quality control and post inspections.
You will need, at times to access scaffolds and ladders as part of their duties and will require an understanding of safe lone working practices.
What do I need to have?
Experience of surveying to residential property is essential and experience of working within social housing would be beneficial.
You will require good project management and people skills to deliver maintenance & refurbishment work programmes to the City Council's Housing stock & other buildings.
You will need proven technical knowledge and qualifications, along with experience in performance managing technical staff and contractors. You must have strong people management capability, excellent organisational abilities, with great customer care and communication skills.
To facilitate changes to existing buildings, you will need to be able to undertake option appraisals of dwellings and structures and report on those findings.
Why Bristol City Council?
At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For most of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.
Join us and you will receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you will be working in a supportive environment where you will have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.
How do I apply?
If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.
To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.
For an informal discussion in relation to this post please contact _ Andy Hayward 07786275029.
At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. Appointments will be made on merit.