We're recruiting:

Trainee / Apprentice Building Control Surveyor

(Class 1 Registered Building Inspector)

Location: Bristol / Tewkesbury / Swansea offices
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week, Monday to Friday

Cook Brown Building Control is a Registered Building Control Approver that provides a high-quality building control service which is licensed by the Building Safety Regulator to ensure building worksare completed in accordance with the requirements of the Building Regulation.

About the role

We have opportunities for trainee and apprentice Building Control Surveyors at our Bristol, Tewkesbury and Swansea offices. Successful candidates will be enrolled as a Class 1 Registered Building Inspector, and supported as they work towards Class 2 status via our Trainee Development program, through a combination of formal qualifications at either Degree or HVQ levels, internal courses and day to day mentoring with a senior surveyor.

The role of Building Control is to ensure building works at both design and construction stages achieve compliance with the Building Regulations. This is achieved through the checking of plans and other technical information provided by the architect or designers, and inspecting works on site with the contractor or builder.

With a few exceptions, all building works require Building Control approval, and it is the responsibility of Registered Building Control Inspectors to ensure these works are carried out to the corrected standards of health and safety in areas including structural stability, fire safety, sustainability etc.

Desirable attributes

+ Positive attitude
+ Analytical thinking
+ Attention to detail
+ Determination
+ Customer service skills
+ Computer skills
+ Full UK driving license

Roles and responsibilities
+ Attendance and engagement with trainee development program
+ Assist with fee quotes
+ Assist with checking of plans for compliance with the Building Regulations
+ Assist with site inspections to ensure works are carried out in accordance with the Building Regulations
+ Assist with general queries and advise to customers
+ Undertaking all duties and activities in accordance with Cook Brown quality manual, standard operating procedures, technical memorandums and Registered Building Inspector code of conduct

This job description only contains the main duties relating to this post and does not describe in detail all the duties required to carry them out, and there will be an expectation that the post holder will carry out other duties that reasonably fall within the general nature of the level of responsibility of the post. The responsibilities contained within this job description are subject to annual review and may need to be adjusted in line with service developments.

Why join our group?

Hickton Group comprises several individual businesses. Group structure continues our ambition to be a leading multi-disciplinary provider of quality inspection and consultancy services in the construction sector. Being part of the Group means that there is a coordinated approach to Commercial Business, Marketing, Resourcing, Finance, Business Support, Operations and Corporate Governance, to provide technical excellence and exceptional service to our clients. This provides greater opportunities to work for a larger Group of companies, giving you continuous growth in your development plans and careers.

We employ people who embrace and deliver our core Group values: Quality, Client Focus, Honesty, Integrity, Competency, Teamwork, Development, Accountability and Exceptional Service.

If this sounds like a team that you would like to be part of, in return we will provide the following:

+ Competitive salary

+ Continuous personal development (CPD) opportunities

+ Health cover

+ Enhanced employer pension contributions

+ Holiday accrual scheme

+ Go 1 online training platform

+ A friendly and professional working environment with an ‘open door’ ethos.

Cook Brown Building Control Ltd

Unit 4, Middle Bridge Business Park
Bristol Road
BS20 6PN

T: 01275 848228
E: info@cookbrown.co.uk


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