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Building Surveyor (Repairs)

Job Introduction

No two days are the same in Welwyn Hatfield’s Property Maintenance & Climate Change Team! If you like genuine diversity in your Building Surveying work and are looking to learn new skills, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you.

Role Responsibility

What you will do!

You will manage your own patch, consisting of around 2000 properties. You take responsibility for working collaboratively with our contractors and Neighbourhoods team to ensure your patch gets the best possible service and all repairs are carried out in a timely manner to a high standard. You will be expected to attend site to scope out works on larger repair jobs and ensure that the tenants are kept up to date with ongoing works.

The Ideal Candidate

What will you need!

Formally qualified in Building Studies, you should be highly experienced in diagnosing building faults and providing cost-effective solutions. This will give you the ability to identify repairs, draw up specifications, make technical decisions and solve complex problems, and you should be knowledgeable regarding building standards and passionate about delivering customer focussed outcomes.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

Package Description

Building Surveyor (Repairs)

Starting salary £39,382pa with potential progression to £42,383pa inclusive on achieving designated skills and experience 

37 hours per week (Hybrid Working)

About the Company

How you will benefit!

In return, we can offer you:

  • Central locations in the Borough with excellent public transport links and local amenities
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme (Career Average Pension Scheme)
  • The opportunity to buy and sell annual leave to increase work-life balance flexibility
  • Annual leave ranging from 25 to 33 days per year plus Bank Holidays (dependent on grade and length of service)
  • Access to the Council’s Flexi Time Scheme (post dependent) to achieve a healthy work life balance
  • A structured induction program from day 1 to support your success in your role
  • 24 hour a day access to the Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Closing date for applications is 5 November 2023.

Remote assessments will be held on date to be confirmed.

Interviews will be held on date to be confirmed.


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