- Built Environment
Role: Senior Building Control Surveyor
Main purpose of job
To work within a team of Building Control Surveyors in delivering Building Control Services on a formal trading basis, statutory non-fee earning work and contract works
1. As part of a team aid in the development, marketing and implementation of a high quality Building Control Service in accordance with legislation, professional standards and corporate priorities.
2. To work within a team of Building Control Surveyors and external contracts as a specialist on Building Control matters.
3. To provide high quality advice to the public, partners and elected Members and to ensure that performance standards and business targets are achieved.
4. To ensure the effective, efficient and economical use of resources available.
1. Undertake the technical and professional work of the Building Control Service to ensure compliance with Statutory Requirements and with the corporate strategy and priorities of the council.
2. Examine applications in a timely manner to ensure compliance with Building Regulations and associated legislation and to deal with applicants and/or their agents when revisions or further information is required.
3. Inspect, control and monitor building operations throughout the building process.
4. Dealt with day to day correspondence and enquiries from members of the pubic and their professional advisers relating to Building Control.
5. Maintain full and accurate records of all activities in accordance with established good practices.
6. Work alongside officers within the Planning Development Team to share knowledge and expertise in support of a development management approach.
7. Work and consult with other council teams and organisations in seeking to provide a “one stop shop” for development advice.
8. Contribute to the identification of efficient and effective ways of working including the review of systems and process and implementation of agreed outcomes and improvements.
9. To ensure that service delivery complies with current regulations, accepted professional standards, the council's policies and procedures and appropriate legislation (including legislation on data protection, information management, equalities, health and safety and safeguarding children and vulnerable adults)’.