Senior Building Surveyor

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Full Time/Permanent
Facilities Management (main)
Estates, Property
Building Design, Planning, Development
£30,000 to £39,999
£37,261 per annum
South West
Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3NR
10-05-2023 02:49 PM
Monday 29th May 2023

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service are looking for a Senior Building Surveyor to join the team based at Trowbridge Fire Station with the flexibility to work from home / DWFRS Stations / Support Offices

Working on a full time, permanent basis, 37 hours per week and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £37,261 per annum. (Rising in annual increments to £40,478).

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Assets Team in Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, an organisation that is passionate about changing and saving lives. Our corporate staff are absolutely vital in helping to make our communities safer and healthier. Without them, we couldn’t do it.

As well as being one of the largest combined Fire and Rescue Services in the country we are also one of the top performing. In February 2022, inspectors from His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) looked closely at our Service and graded us as ‘Good’, ‘Outstanding’, and ‘Good’ across the three inspection pillars of Effectiveness, Efficiency and People.

We offer a wide range of employee benefits and strive to ensure that staff feel valued and rewarded. 

Benefits of a Senior Building Surveyor will include:

  • A flexi time scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • A variety of family friendly schemes and health & well-being services

As the Senior Building Surveyor you will:

  • Co-ordinate the planned and reactive environmental maintenance programmes with the appointed external contractors.
  • Assist with legislative compliance and co-ordination of outcome and works from risk assessments.
  • Assist with the management of contractors to deliver the planned and reactive environmental works across the property portfolio. 
  • Be responsible for day-to-day management of the environmental capital works and revenue budgets specific to the property services function within the Estates Department.
  • Assist the Environmental & Compliance Manager with quality assuring all property works to ensure compliance with legislation, workmanship, materials incorporated within the works and value for money.
  • Monitor and report on revenue and capital budgets to the Environmental & Compliance Manager.
  • Assist the Environmental & Compliance Manager with ensuring property services procurements are in compliance with relevant legislation, to include value for money and ensuring legally binding contracts are in place to govern the delivery of required works.

What makes you our ideal Senior Building Surveyor?

  • Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors or equivalent professional membership.
  • Considerable knowledge and experience of project management, environmental and energy management including budgetary control and stakeholder consultation, principles, design and on-site work.
  • Substantial knowledge and experience of design and construction standards, procedures, techniques, legislative compliance, conditions survey as well as Health and Safety in construction.

Other Information:

  • You must have a full current driving licence. Use of your own vehicle will be required; however, a Service vehicle may be available.
  • The role will at times have significant travel requirements across DWFRS sites.
  • A Basic Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS) clearance will be undertaken on the successful individual prior to offer of employment.
    Any offer of employment will be subject to full pre-employment checks which include identity checks, right to work in the UK, medical and receipt of satisfactory references.
  • Pension allowances (Lifetime or Annual): Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any allowance implications.  A breach in the Annual or Lifetime Allowance threshold could result in a Tax charge.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please click and apply via the clients website now as we would love to hear from you! 

Closing date Monday 29th May 2023 (midnight)

It is intended that interviews will take place on 13th and 14th June 2023

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