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Building Control surveyor - Manchester

Job Title: Building Control surveyor - Manchester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: £50 per hour
REF: MM20012
Contact Name: Mason McCorkell
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Building control surveyor–  Manchester

£50 per hour

Fixed term contract – Full Time

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the leadership of building control function, through provision of specialist technical advice to support the delivery of organisational priorities, and to ensure the Council is able to meet its legal obligations
  • Represent the service/organisation in meetings, working groups and other forums, providing an input that proactively drives delivery of priorities.
  • A strong and clear advocate for the organisation’s m people approach.
  • Through personal example, open commitment and clear action, ensure diversity is positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery and communications.
  • Where the role holder is disabled, every effort will be made to supply all the necessary aids, adaptations or equipment to allow them to carry out all the duties of the job.  If however, a certain task proves to be unachievable, job redesign will be pursued.
  • These roles sit in the Planning, Building Control and Licensing Service. The service contributes to the delivery of key objectives for the city, ensuring new development essential to providing new homes sand new jobs, and the wider environment are safe, responds to the climate change agenda and are of the highest quality.  
  • The primary role of the post holder will be to provide support and supervision of inspectors at all levels (class 1 to 3) and sign off their work.
  • The role provides specialist leadership support on the technical aspects of the Building Control function of the service, leading in the decision-making process and are responsible for making decisions in relation to innovative, complex and sensitive technical and legislative issues in order to deliver the key objectives of the City Council.
  • The role will include highly specialist responsibility for Fire Safety and Safe at Sports Grounds; liaising with and representing the Council at SAG meetings and undertaking any duties relevant to ensuring the safety of the public. 

To find out more information please contact Mason at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.