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Building Surveyor – Repairs and Maintenance

Local Housing Association
February 19, 2021
North Manchester, United Kingdom
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Local Housing that manages 13,500 council homes in North Manchester.

Their Vision is “We will make a difference in north Manchester by helping to make it a place where people choose to live, learn and work. Affordable energy-efficient homes and strong community pride will make our neighbourhoods thrive”.

These are Their Values that sit at the heart of every action we take and every decision we make.

  • Putting people first
  • Supporting communities to be successful
  • Spending money wisely

They have an exciting opportunity for a new building surveyor to join their repairs and maintenance team. As a Building Surveyor you will be responsible for providing an effective high quality repairs service, as part of a busy team.

You will have responsibility for pre-inspection and post-inspection, monitoring of both repairs and variations to tenanted and void properties.

You will be an excellent communicator who is highly organised and be able to deliver a high quality service within demanding timescales.

Within your role you will liaise with contractors to resolve any problems and ensure all work is carried out to the required standard within budget. You will provide support to New Tenancy and Neighbourhood Service teams to minimise the void times of Northwards properties.

Most of your day will be out and about in the community meeting tenants in their homes, you will have the opportunity to update our systems whilst in properties and there will be some administration time required in the office. It is important that you have an ability to record information accurately and are confident using a variety of IT applications.

Minimum 3 years directly related experience in domestic building maintenance and CDM regulations would be required to satisfactorily undertake this role and you must have either the HNC or ONC in a building related field.

You must have a full driving licence as access to a car is required on a daily basis.

Closing date for applications is: Thursday 4th March 2021 10:00

Interviews to be held: W/C Monday 8th March 2021     

Please note that if there are a high number of applications, they may close the advert earlier than stated.

They are an equal opportunities employer

For more information and for the details of how to apply for this job role, please email your CV to (Please put Building Surveyor - Repairs and Maintenance as the subject title).


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