Mar 30, 2021

Building Control Team Leader

£44,863 - £50,464 yearly
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  • Winchester, Hampshire

Job Description

The role An exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking local authority Building Control team, Winchester services 250 square miles of central Hampshire, covering a diverse mix of historic towns and villages and beautiful rural countryside. The successful candidate will be a qualified Building Control Surveyor, with a minimum of 5 years experience. There will be the opportunity for flexible working as well as working from home a number of days each week. Specific Tasks To control the work-flow of deposited plans ensuring that they are competently and promptly dealt with. To check the deposited applications and related correspondence, ensuring that proper consideration is given to the structural design submissions, determining decisions on applications and inspection of sites for purposes of determining applications. Carrying out the "registration process" in respect of new applications; including checking fee submissions, documentation and enquiries. Daily management of Building Control Team so as to achieve competent and prompt Building Regulation inspection service, the provision of all necessary data and current information relating to their work, and to carry out the inspection of works as necessary. Ensure the maintenance of proper records of the operation of the Building Control Team with regard to Administration, Plan checking and Site inspection. Ensuring that all service levels are implemented and enforcement actioned correctly. Ensure that full consultation takes place with other departments and bodies as is necessary by legislation or to enable the proper determination of applications. Ensure that the liaison system with the Development Control & Enforcement Sections is effective with regard to site operations and, whenever necessary, there is full consultation with any other departments and bodies, on matters arising from site work. Providing advice to applicants, public and agents upon Building Control matters, generally and specifically, those arising from works that are either pending, deposited or in progress. To monitor the progress of all Building Regulation applications with specific reference to checking amended plans, specifications, revised structural designs, technical standards and providing reports on performance, consultants cost and performance, etc as required by the Building Control Manager. To help in the marketing of Building Control to maintain market share and develop new business opportunities and to act as business liaison officer for the Partner Authority scheme and other consultants. Control the demolition procedures so as to maintain public Health and Safety. Inspection of dangerous structures and the implementation of enforcement and remedial procedures. Carry out duties and appointments for the council's general Health and Safety policy and such safety requirements as may be in force on building sites. Assist in the inspection of premises and consultations for purposes of advising the Council in the issues of theatre, cinema, and public entertainment licences. When directed investigate premises covered by the Building Act for purposes of insurance, and the provision of satisfactory means of escape in the case of fire. Execute such other tasks within the responsibilities of the post and as may be required by the Council or the Building Control Manager. Undertake training and participate in exercises relating to emergency planning and civil defence functions of the council as directed by management. 17. As directed to deputise for the Building Control Manager in their absence Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application

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