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Building Control Technician/Surveyor/Senior Surveyor( Career Grade post)

Building Control

Location:  Town Hall
Salary:  £27,041 to £33,782 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 01 November 2021
Reference:  DEDM02004

Career Grade post split as follows:

Building Control Technician (Grade 8 £27,041 - £28,672)

Building Control Surveyor (Grade 9 £29,577 - £31,346)

Senior Building Control Surveyor (Grade 10 £32,234 - £33,782)

Development Directorate – Building Control. This is an exciting time to be in Preston and the directorate is playing its part in making the city a great place to live, work and visit. There is a significant amount of developer interest in the city, supported by the City Deal and it is important that this makes a positive impact. This is already starting to happen and it is vital that this continues.  

We are investing in our Building Control service in order to deliver our corporate priorities. We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and well organised individual to, dependent on their technical experience, commence their career in our Building Control service as a Technician or further their career in our Building Control service as a Surveyor or Senior Surveyor. You will carry out a range of technical and administrative duties involved in the processing of building regulations applications including examining full plans and building notices, inspecting building work, assisting in enforcement action against contraventions in legislation, participating in the Council’s out-of-hours service to deal with dangerous structures, entering information into software systems and dealing with queries from customers in person, in writing and on the telephone.

You will need to be able to work as part of a team, work to deadlines and communicate with a range of customers in a courteous manner. 

If you have any questions or would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Roy Hodgkinson or Chris Nicholson, Principal Building Control Surveyor, on 01772 906592 or or 

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