We advertise current building control vacancies from local authorities throughout England and Wales. 

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Building Control Solutions (BCS) Berkshire

Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Up to £42,806 (inclusive of market supplement; plus 2% pay increase from 1st april 2019)

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Closes: 1 April 2019

About the role

BCS is a cutting-edge, three-way shared service between the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, West Berkshire Council and Wokingham Borough Council.

We are a local authority building control service provision; with an innovative outlook enabling us to compete effectively.

Our ambition is to be the building control service of choice for all projects in our diverse patch of the country. This means we must maintain the quality of our work, outstanding customer service and quick response rates throughout the service.

We are recruiting to a number of Building

Bristol City Council

Senior Building Control Officer

Salary: £32,029–£37,849

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent, full time

Closes: 31 March 2019

Would you like a rewarding work-life balance with the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting, rewarding projects helping with our key construction challenges in the City, where we put our customers at the centre of the work we do?

You'll assist in enforcing the Building Regulations and allied legislation, by carrying out site inspections and plan appraisal for proposals through the Building Control process from the pre-application stage, through to completion on site. You will also assist with the other activities such as enforcement and dangerous structures.

  • Directorate: Growth and Regeneration
  • Job Type: Planning & Building

Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils

Building Control Surveyor / Senior Building Control Surveyor

Salary: £29,096–£40,071 per annum (2% pay award pending from 1 April 2019) + R&R Package up to £6000 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closes: 7 April 2019

Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils have successfully embraced the challenges of modern government through taking a progressive partnership approach to offering services. We are proud of what we have achieved through our joint working and we are passionate about delivering excellent services to our customers every day and meeting the needs of our local communities.

Our staff survey results consistently tell us that our employees think this is a great place to work and that they are proud to work for the

Cornwall Council Building Control

Senior Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Grade J £28,047–£35,229

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closes: 29 March 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our ambitious Building Control team for a Senior Development Officer (Building Control Surveyor). 

The team is accredited in accordance with the LABC ISO Quality Management system and operates in a competitive market. The successful candidate will join a team whose aim is to provide a high quality tailored service to the businesses and communities of Cornwall. You will be working with the Plan Check team and Site Surveying team and assist with promoting the service to our customers.

We are looking for a keen, customer focused candidate with proven experience of working in a Building

Derbyshire Building Control Partnership

Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Attractive

Closes: 4 April 2019

It is an exciting time to be a part of Derbyshire Building Control Partnership. Established just over twelve months ago by merging the experienced, professional Building Control teams of six local councils, we are creating a forward-thinking, innovative business with ambitious but achievable plans for growth.

We have exceeded our goals during our first year and are now accelerating our development with the creation of this role which covers Derby and the Derbyshire Dales. You will become an integral part of our knowledgeable, highly-motivated team and will take responsibility for a range of interesting, varied building control projects where you will ensure the highest standards are

Harrogate Borough Council

Building Control Officers ×2

Salary: Grade 5 – SO1 £18,870–£28,221 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Closes: 27 March 2019

Are you looking for an exciting challenge with a varied and interesting workload? We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic Building Control Officers to join our Building Control Team. The posts provide an excellent opportunity to develop your career in all aspects of Building Control within one of the most popular areas of the country to live and work. We would be looking to appoint the experienced officer post towards the higher end of the salary scale and the trainee officer post towards the lower end.

You will be responsible for an area of the district, carrying out site inspections, plan vetting,

Are you passionate about keeping people and buildings safe?

Are you an expert in the Building Regs?

Can you communicate well?

LABC is seeking a number of Senior Technical Specialists.

LABC is developing its Technical and Policy team to support radical organisational and culture change. We are recruiting technical experts with a detailed understanding of the building regulation system.

Specifically we are seeking specialists with extensive experience from a range of backgrounds including:

  • building control
  • the fire and rescue services
  • product testing
  • manufacturing industry
  • relevant technical specialists and professionals from construction.

Preferably candidates will have:

  • the ability to communicate from all platforms – especially at committees, conferences and in writing
  • expert building

Plymouth City Council

Building Control Officer PLA/775

Salary: Grade H / I (£32,233 to £36,153 / £37,107 to £41,846)

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closes: 24 March 2019

We are seeking to appoint a principal building control surveyor to join our professional and friendly team who deal with varied portfolio of commercial, domestic and partnership projects. 

Although the role will cover all types of application, experience in commercial buildings is necessary. You will be supporting the Building Control Manager to maintain and enhance our high standards of service delivery and customer care, and to ensure our LABC ISO Quality Management accreditation is maintained and developed. 

The successful candidate should be a member of an accredited professional body (i.e. CABE, RICS,

Shropshire Council

Senior Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Band 12, SCP 40–44, £36,153 per annum plus 15% Market Supplement & attractive welcome package.

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closes: 24 March 2019

Shropshire is a fantastic place in which to live and work, with a clean and beautiful natural environment, communities who look out for each other, whether in our rural areas or within one of our historic market towns, excellent schools, low crime and lower property prices providing opportunity for everyone. The quality of life rightly brings people here, and makes people want to stay.

We are the largest inland county and one of the most rural places in the UK, yet close enough and connected to the major cities of Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester and to shopping and

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Graduate Building Control Surveyor

Salary: £22,021 to £30,507

Contract: Permanent

Closes: 29 March 2019

Office location: Civic 1, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6EN

Role category: Construction & Property (inc. Planning, Engineering & Estates)

Your new organisation

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre offering traditional seaside living that makes it a great place to live and work. This diverse and busy town has great public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links. The Council are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed professional who would like to come and work within their Building Control team. There are a number of large and

Uttlesford District Council

Building Control Surveyor / Senior Building Control Surveyor

Salary: Ranging from £34,106–£40,858 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Closes: 7 April 2019

We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic Surveyor/Senior Surveyor who is committed to delivering a first-class customer service in a competitive environment.

Uttlesford District Council Building Control deal with a wide range of applications from an international airport to listed building extensions. This will give the successful applicant a wide variety, as well as, depth of experience.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential, along with the ability and confidence to provide advice and guidance to customers and build good working relationships with agents, architects