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Estate Surveyor

Estate Surveyor

Planned Works

Location - Grimsby & Boston offices

Field based in Lincolnshire

Remote working available when not required to be on site

Rate - £26-£30 per hour

Duration - Fixed term - 6 months

Main purpose of role

  • Assist the Planned/Estates Works Team Leader in ensuring the client deliver a successful and excellent service within a contracting environment for the provision of all aspects of Estate based works, Aids and Adaptations & planned & cyclical maintenance across the organisation (North and South).
  • Assist the Planned/Estates Works Team Leader in being responsible for the day-to-day operational delivery and contract administration of al Estate based works, Aids and Adaptations & planned & cyclical maintenance projects and in a client capacity.
  • Assist the Planned/Estate Works Team Leader in the monitoring, management and reporting on all key performance indicators and targets across all areas of works.
  • Assist the Planned/Estate Works Team leader in the development of specifications, contract documents, procurement of all associated contracts in line with the investment programme and business need.
  • Undertaking effective contract administration on all estate-based works, aids and adaptations and planned and cyclical maintenance projects on behalf of the client.
  • Ensure up to date an accurate record is maintained of all estate-based works, aids and adaptations and planned and cyclical maintenance projects and that all asset systems are properly managed and updated to ensure stock data is up-to-date and relevant.
  • The role will also be responsible for carrying out various property surveys & inspections, including, but not limited to Pre and Post inspections, Pre-works validation surveys, Defect Liability inspections, Asbestos Re-inspections and any other site-based checks as agreed with the line manager and service needs for example stock condition/HHSRS where required.
  • Due to the fluid nature of the planned and cyclical works this role will involve travel between North and South in line with service delivery requirements.
  • It will also require flexibility between surveyors in the planned and estate teams to support each service as necessary to ensure resources are suitably resourced in line with the Planned Investment Managers direction. As such surveyors in this role will be expected to work within each of the planned and estate teams as required and work seamlessly between each discipline under the relevant team leader

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring the accurate and precise assessment and survey of assets to defined standards whether Legal, Regulatory or corporate to enable the production and delivery of accurate investment programmes.
  • Assist with the preparation of procurement/contract documentation such as ITT, specifications and schedules of work and undertake procurement exercises through e-tendering portals in line with client procedures.
  • Maintain effective contractor management by negotiating and communicating on a regular basis to ensure effective progress, quality workmanship to ensure continuous improvement and achievement of 'best value' in line with specification and contract requirements.
  • Responsible for managing contracts in accordance with the current version of the approved Contract Management Procedure and relevant contract administration requirements.
  • To ensure accurate collation of all appropriate and necessary information relating to client assets using latest technology.
  • Where appropriate provide comprehensive periodic budget information and monitoring on a timely basis to enable accurate budget reporting, forecasting and planning
  • Ensure all work is undertaken with the highest customer focused skills in line with corporate objectives.
  • To contribute to reviews of service and carry out technical investigations, providing technical advice and feasibility studies for appropriate building projects ensuring compliance to appropriate standards.
  • To keep up to date with technical issues and legislation and were necessary incorporate them into projects and service plans ensuring the client is kept updated of its responsibilities and duties.
  • To assist in the preparation of programmes of work, contribute towards establishing and meeting the needs of those involved, and review management plans as necessary ensuring work will be delivered to the appropriate standards and budgetary constraint and expectations.
  • To develop and maintain effective audit trails for client business information.
  • To ensure, under the direction of the appropriate manager that costs for all works undertaken by Contractors are accurately reconciled with any income claims for effective budgetary management.
  • Assist in the correlation and production of performance data and ensure systems and process used are accurate and auditable in line with corporate policy.
  • Ensure adequate allowances have been made within estimates and quotations for all works, or general surveying and information gathering.
  • To ensure all work is undertaken in a safe manner and that appropriate consideration is considered to ensure compliance with legislative, corporate, contractual and workmanship requirements.

Essential/Desirable qualifications

  • Higher National Certificate/BTEC National Certificate in Construction
  • UKATA Asbestos Awareness
  • Level 2 Electrical Safety Awareness
  • Level 2 Gas Safety Awareness
  • Level 2 Legionella Awareness
  • Decent Homes Standard
  • RDSAP Data Collection
  • HHSRS
  • S20 Consultation
  • Homes Act 2018

If you feel like you have the relevant experience, please apply or contact Josh Meek at Sellick Partnership

Reference: JM/PES87_1659448738