Jun 23, 2022

Building Control Officer

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  • Durham, County Durham

Job Description

Building Control Officer Durham Full-time contract 3-Month contract £28/Hour Responsibilities: To participate within a locality area to ensure smooth delivery of the service in a timely and customer focussed manner. To provide professional Building Control advice within an area locality team. To assist the Principal Building Control Officer in liaising with other services/outside bodies; community groups and Elected Members as required delivering effective and responsive Building Control services as necessary. To assist the Principal Building Control officer in contributing to service improvement initiatives and effective performance management for the Building Control Service. To assist the Principal Building Control Officer in meeting the demands/requests of the public, including community groups and organisations to both engage the community in the service and to further the interests of the service. To support the Principal Building Control Officer to implement Building Regulations and their enforcement in accordance with powers delegated by the council, including Pre Application advice and guidance Receipt, validation, administration and plan examination of applications for Building Regulation Approval, including applications submitted as part of the LABC Partner Authority Scheme. Site inspection of developments to determine building work carried out on site is compliant with Building Regulations and any other relevant Legislation. Processing of Initial Notices submitted by Approved Inspectors. Processing of consultations for all types of Building Regulation Applications. Administer the Council's responsibilities in relation to Dangerous Structures and Demolitions. Enforcement of Building Regulation Legislation. Maintain a Competent Persons Register in relation to Building Control work. Advice and guidance in relation to Access and DDA activity. Maintain documentation and information as required by statutory regulations relating to Building Control Qualifications: HND in Surveying/Construction and/or AssocRICS, ABEng or equivalent Professional Qualification For more information please call Tom on (phone number removed) or email

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