Building Inspectors (x4), NHBC, London area

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Recruiter: NHBC

Building Inspectors (x4), NHBC, London area

£36,000 to £45,000 per annum | London | Date posted 31 Aug 2018

NHBC has exciting opportunities for four Building Inspectors to join the team home based across London areas. Working on a full time permanent basis the successful candidates will receive a highly competitive salary of £36,000-£45,000 per annum.

Our purpose is to work with the house building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homeowners. Homes are at the heart of all our lives and our employees are proud to be making a difference to improving the standards of house building in the UK. Being an independent non-profit distributing company with no shareholders enables us to focus on our mission.

NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, we currently insure over 1.6m homes, with a market share of approximately 80%.

The UK continues to see a significant increase in the number of new homes being built. Join us and we’ll offer constant challenge and ample scope to build a career in a refreshingly open, inspiring and friendly environment. 

This Building Inspector role is home based and due to the nature of the role, a full UK driving licence is essential.

Central London area

Newham area

South Enfield area

Wembley area

Based from home in or very near to one  of the above areas and covering a defined geographical area, the position involves being responsible for the inspection of a range of construction projects, predominantly housing whilst contributing to the inspection of other developments and planning inspection visits to sites.

The job holder will be providing technical advice and guidance on construction, inspecting construction projects at key stages in response to requests from builders and assessing applications for construction projects.

The ideal Building Inspector

Qualified to NVQ Level 6 or equivalent in a construction related discipline with relevant construction industry experience and extensive experience of the inspection of new homes. Experience of inspecting multi-storey developments up to 7 storeys would be a distinct advantage.

Associate/Technical membership of an appropriate recognised professional institute, ideally the CIOB, RICS, CABE will be beneficial. The higher salary will be commensurate with the more qualified and experienced applicants. 

You will have the ability to make pragmatic decisions and be able to work with the minimum of supervision in line with established policies and procedures. It is essential to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and to be able to prepare detailed inspection reports.

Competitive package as our Building Inspector includes:

  • £36,000-£45,000 (depending on experience, home location and including remote worker allowance).
  • 6% performance related bonus.
  • Company car.
  • 25 days pa annual leave with additional days for long service.
  • Pension scheme accredited to Pension Mark Plus standards (up to 10.5% of salary employer contribution) with life assurance of 4 x salary. 
  • Partially funded private medical insurance.
  • Tax efficient childcare vouchers and cycle purchase scheme.
  • High street discounts and preferential gym rates.
  • Employee assistance programme.

Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate

If you think you have what it takes to join us as our Building Inspector click apply now, we’d love to hear from you! 

NHBC is committed to equal opportunities for all. We are a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and the Women in Finance Charter. Our inclusive culture helps us to maintain competitive advantage as we aim to attract people from diverse backgrounds to complement our team.


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Job benefits: Car + Healthcare + Benefits package + Pension + Bonus
Job ref: Building Inspectors
Application deadline:
28 Sep 2018