Trainee Building Standards Surveyor

Favourite Highland Council
Ref no: HGH05431
Closes: Wednesday, 21st February 2018
Published: Thursday, 8th February 2018
Location: Fulton House, Gordon Square, Fort William
Salary: £17,381 - £36,254 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Highland Council
Category: Engineering / Construction
Sub-category: Surveyor

Job Description

Post Title: Trainee Building Standards Surveyor
Location: Lochaber
Hours: 35 per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: HC04 - HC09, £17,381 - £36,254

(Salary placing will be dependent on qualifications and experience)

Contact Person: Frank Doherty, Tel: 01408 635276

Job Purpose:

The Building Standards section is responsible for delivering a range of services related to both its statutory duties under the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 and also that of its verification role, to ensure the health, safety, welfare and convenience of people in and around buildings; to further the conservation of fuel and power; and further the achievement of sustainable development. 

The post holder will be familiar with Verification duties relating to Compliance and Reasonable Inquiry and will contribute to the development of the Key Performance Outcomes presently being introduced.

The post holder will be required to inspect defective and/or dangerous buildings and take the necessary enforcement action related to these statutory functions.