Building Surveyor, Calderdale Council, West Yorkshire

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Calderdale Council

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Building Surveyor, Calderdale Council, West Yorkshire

£35,444 to £38,237 per annum | Yorkshire | Date posted 05 Jun 2018

Regeneration and Strategy Directorate

Calderdale Council’s Corporate Asset and Facilities Management (CAFM) Service is responsible for the Council’s large and diverse property portfolio: around 300 buildings including changing rooms, leisure facilities, office buildings and many heritage buildings such as the iconic Halifax Town Hall.

The Service’s Facilities Management (FM) Technical Team is responsible for all technical resources (internal and external), required to deliver an effective maintenance and development service for this property portfolio.

This is a specialist team with key expertise, which acts as an intelligent client responsible for determining, specifying, commissioning and managing the full range of specialist works required to maintain such a large, diverse and complex portfolio of properties.

It is also responsible for monitoring the Council’s buildings and drawing up programmes of work across the estate, ensuring that all planned, programmed and reactive repair works are delivered with a customer focus, on time and within budget.

The team has oversight of the delivery of capital projects and significant building works, responsible for substantial capital budgets as well as an annual revenue budget of circa £2m.

This post is responsible for the full range of building fabric work, including within the planned maintenance strategy / programme.

This involves: assessing building maintenance needs and priorities; providing detailed condition reports and estimates of costs; agreeing prioritisation of works with stakeholders within available budgets that meets all statutory requirements; and maximising the performance and longevity of the Council’s assets.

This post oversees the delivery of capital projects and significant building works.

As a commissioner, this post is responsible for the preparation and collation of drawings, specifications and other documents for building fabric works; preparation and evaluation of tender documents; and contract award and management.

Closing Date: Monday, 9 July 2018 

Interview Date: Wednesday, 18 July 2018

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Job ref: FWP798
Application deadline:
09 Jul 2018