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Risk Management Surveyor

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Risk Management Surveyor

  • Location:

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Commercial & Technical

  • Salary:

    Up to £58K DOE + Car Allowance + Benefits

  • Job ref:

    BPC60/96

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-31

​Our client is looking for a Risk Management Surveyor to join their rapidly growing company. The role will entitle you to carry out site inspections on residential developments for a variety of clients. The main aim of this role is to provide site inspection and technical building and construction expertise relating to the risk management of construction sites registered development schemes

Overview of Responsibilities

Duties of the post include, but are not limited to:

  • Inspection homes being constructed and/or converted, working closely with Developers and Builders to ensure as far as is reasonably possible the works are in accordance with the Technical Manual and Building Regulations.

  • Effectively self-manage, by forward planning own workload, to provide a responsive, helpful and professional service whilst maximising time spent on site.

  • Recording inspection details on the database and communicating comments to customers.

  • Carry out Developer assessments during the life of projects.

  • Ongoing liaison with Surveyors and Management on technical matters – to ensure that standards are being maintained and procedures adhered to.

  • Ongoing liaison with Developers / Clients / Builders, offering technical advice and guidance. 

  • Provide advice to line Manager on technical areas so that team members are fully informed when dealing with potential clients. 

  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably required. 

Experience / Skills

  • Part / Full member of professional organisations with minimum grades accepted: TechRICS / ACIOB / ACABE / LICWCI or similar.

  • Relevant BC experience, plan check and site inspection and relevant warranty, quality or defect resolution experience. Extensive experience of deferring construction methods, as well as experience of defect resolution issues.

  • Appropriate knowledge and understanding of the Building Regulations, associated legislation and construction standards.

  • A demonstrable understanding of latent defect risk management and the methods for mitigating claims.

  • Requires a basic understanding of general insurance principals and terminology desirable.

  • Ability to undertake site inspections to assess both quality and the cause/effect of building defects.

  • Commercial awareness and ability to work as part of a team.

  • Ability to create not only good working relationships with other construction professionals but to be able to deal effectively with members of the public.

  • The ability to meet deadlines and manage own workload within agreed parameters.

  • Demonstrable ability to use own initiative.

  • Ability to motivate self and influence others.

  • Excellent Customer Services skills and experience in Relationship Management.

  • Flexible in personal approach.

  • Working knowledge of MS Outlook (email), MS Word, MS Excel.

  • Full Driving Licence for use in the UK.

  • Ability to fulfil the mobility requirements of the RMS role, including (but not limited to) the ability to;

    • to move around a site

    • climb ladders

    • work at height

    • drive reasonable distances

  • Proficient in English communications (written and oral).

 Contact BPC Recruitment team for more information

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