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Building Surveyor

Anglesey

Posted 25/04/2024

£33,945 - £37,336 per annum

Top Reasons to Apply
  1. The Isle of Anglesey County Council (Welsh: Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn) is the local authority for the Isle of Anglesey, a principal area with county status in Wales.
  2. To support and assist the Senior Building Surveyor in providing a comprehensive and efficient repairs and maintenance programme for a wide range of building types owned by the Authority.
  3. Ensure that contractors comply with the section’s Permit to Work policy and assess Contractor’s risk assessments and method statements prior to procuring construction works.
Job Description

Overall Job Purpose:

To support and assist the Senior Building Surveyor in providing a comprehensive and efficient repairs and maintenance programme for a wide range of building types owned by the Authority.

General: To comply with the local authority’s Corporate Safeguarding Policy and the safeguarding duties and responsibilities which that policy places on every employee, aligning with the core values of the Authority which includes supporting children, adults who may be at risk and their families to keep them safe and healthy.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Undertake surveys of land and buildings, including condition and empty building surveys, prepare drawings and compile reports with cost assessments of required remedial/adaptation works for Client approval. Undertake risk assessments of the works needed to prioritise projects from the viewpoint of maintaining service provision and the Health and Safety of the building users.
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day repairs and maintenance of the land and buildings assigned to the post holder and for the land and buildings assigned to colleagues to provide cover during short term absences.
  • Produce design drawings for building adaptations, extensions, and new build for Client approval, considering current Health and Safety legislation, Government standards and legislation relating to the buildings use, construction related regulations and best practice. Prepare construction drawings, specifications and legal contract documentation for building works, minor civil engineering works.
  • Prepare and submit Planning, Building Regulation and LBC applications and, assist in the preparation of applications for grant funding.
  • Obtain competitive quotations and tenders in accordance with the Council’s Standing Orders, departmental procedures, and other relevant legislative requirements.
  • Upload and manage tender and quotation invitations on the Sell2Wales website and carry out pricing and quality assessments of the Contractor’s submissions.
  • Supervise on-site construction projects assigned to the post holder and ensure that they are completed on time, within budget and to an acceptable standard. Prepare written reports on progress, quality, and cost. Assess interim payments, prepare payment certificates, and check final accounts.
  • Assume the duties of “Designer” and “Principal Designer” (under the CDM Regulations 2015) on behalf of the Council in relation to the work of the section, as necessary.
  • Liaise with and assist Statutory Undertakers to carry out their work. Instruct/assist, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers and other professional construction consultants as necessary.
  • Ensure that contractors comply with the section’s Permit to Work policy and assess Contractor’s risk assessments and method statements prior to procuring construction works.
  • Prepare budget estimates for building construction projects.
  • Maintain proper and adequate files, timesheets, and records always, including those necessary for the preparation of internal project job costing and time charging.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the Corporate and other relevant Service Asset Management Plans for the Council’s Property portfolio and, be profficient in the use of Sections computerised asset management software and the Council’s computerised works ordering system.
  • To comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant legislation affecting the work of the section and of staff directly responsible to the post holder.
  • Act as an on-call and on-duty control officers (on a rota basis) and provide a manned response to out of hours emergencies and other out of hours service requirements as directed by the on-duty control officer and/or the Senior Building Surveyors
  • Be solely responsible for the management of asbestos in the buildings allocated to the officer to safeguard the health and safety of occupants and contractors and compliance with CAR 2012. Including carrying out annual inspections.
  • Act as Fire Manager / Duty Officer and be present at the office 9-5 on a rota basis.
  • Deputise for the Senior Surveyor during periods of absence and to attend meetings on their behalf when requested.
  • To maintain high personal professional and contemporary standards and knowledge of current practices, technology and products relating to the maintenance industry by continuous professional development and training.
  • Undertake regular post inspections of all works, in line with set Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), to ensure a consistently high quality of service delivery is always maintained.
  • The post holder may be required to undertake other responsibilities as appropriate with the nature and grade of the post.