Trainee Building Surveyor

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Salary
£17372 - £19742 per annum
Posted
11 Nov 2016
Closes
05 Dec 2016
Ref
00061342
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Trainee Building Surveyor
Scale G4 - (£17,372 - £19,742)
Full time - 35 hours per week
Permanent role

This not-for-profit organisation manages 13,500 council homes in North Manchester.

Their Vision is that "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 they take and every decision they make.
- Putting people first
- Supporting communities to be successful
- Spending money wisely

They are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and customer focussed individual to join their Surveying team at their Hendham Vale office. This is a great opportunity for an individual wanting to gain hands-on experience to complement and build on their school / college or apprenticeship experience with a further opportunity to study whilst in their employment. The main purpose of the role would be to assist in the provision of a range of Building Inspection services in relation to the maintenance of housing stock, including ensuring that such works are carried out in accordance with procedure and specification. As important is the ability to deliver excellent customer service and communicate effectively, at all levels to ensure all standards are met.

To be considered, the ideal candidate will have either recently qualified to BTEC Level 3 in Construction and the Built Environment or gained 2 A Levels (minimum grades B&C or above) with one in a relevant subject. As a trainee position, proof of grades pending will be accepted. Applicants with relevant work experience and trade qualifications in the building industry are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be offered support over the next 2 years to gain HNC and when qualified will have the opportunity to progress to the role of Building Surveyor.

In addition, you will possess excellent IT skills, be able to organise and prioritise to work to meet deadlines and targets. With an eye for detail, to deliver accurate information as you will be preparing and interpreting specifications and schedules of work utilising a prepaid schedule of rates. You will keep up to date with current legislation and statutory requirements ensuring these are adhered to at all times.

Ideally you will have a full driving licence, use of a car for business and a willingness to work within any area of Northwards.

If you would like to be considered for this challenging opportunity and believe that you have the skills required for this role, please apply now.

Closing date for applications is: Thursday 24th November 2016 at 12.00 midday

Interviews scheduled - Thursday 1st December 2016