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Building Surveyor - Diagnostics

Buckingham Futures
North London
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Private Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client in North London is recruiting for a building surveyor with Diagnostics for visiting customers in their home and identifying defects which are the Councils responsibility to repair. They will be required to undertake training.

Main Duties:

Carry out building inspections as necessary to diagnose the cause of building defects, raise work orders using National Housing Federation Schedule of Rates or specifications as appropriate.

 To prepare reports relating to condensation in compliance with the LBI Condensation Protocol.

 To assist in the preparation of reports for senior managers, including those of a policy or strategic nature.

 To produce professional technical reports and present them to the High Value Repair Panel.

 To manage subsidence and structural failure cases in association with specialist external consultants.

 To assess alteration requests from tenants and leaseholders and complete paperwork in compliance with the process.

 To manage fire, flood or collision Insurance cases.

 To assist the Legal Disrepair and Diagnostics Manager in the development of policies and procedures relating tom the Repairs Service.

 Undertake Quality Assurance checks on works in progress or completed.

 Have a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, Building Regulations and Codes of Practice.



-The ability to diagnose building defects and recommend the associated remedial action.

- A surveying or construction related qualification (not essential).

- Organised and proactive - able to manage their own calendar and caseload.

-Social Housing surveying experience (not essential).

- Ability to produce specification of works using a schedule of rates.

- A good understanding of damp, mould and condensation.

- Office based.

- Access to pool vehicles


If you are interested please email or call 020 8125 4321.

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