Vacancy Type



North London

Our reference



£89 per day (PAYE rate)

Start date


Role Description

Building Control Technician required for a contract role working for a local authority in London.

Purpose of role:

To supervise an area of the borough to ensure compliance with building control legislation,
Assist with the implementation of marketing, service delivery, quality initiatives, recovery of fees and charges, management of caseload and meet objectives for programmed and reactive work within timescales.  He/she will be required to provide detailed information on individual cases or projects for senior officers at regular case reviews. 

•A successful and continually improving Building Control service will be delivered with major building control applications being coordinated, managed and delivered successfully

•Irregular building works and dangerous structures will be brought into conformity with the requirements of the London Building Acts, the Building Acts and the Building Regulations, and in consultation with the Head of Building Control to initiate legal action for breaches of the Acts and Regulations.

•The Council will provide a dangerous structures emergency service under powers contained in Part VII of the London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939 and with Building Control officers feeding into legal representations as required

•Enquiries and issues received by the Service will be investigated and responded to effectively and in line with the Council’s legislative requirements, prescribed timeframes and Council’s policies.

•The allocated budget will be managed effectively including the recovery of debts and fees/charges due to the Council, associated with Building Control work.

•Existing practices, processes and policies will be regularly audited and updated to ensure that the QA (Quality Assurance) standard ISO 9001:2015 is maintained. 

Technical Knowledge and Experience:

The post holder is required to:

•Be a corporate member of an appropriate professional body (RIBA, RICS, CIOB, ABE or CEng)

•Possess a high level of expertise, knowledge and extensive experience in the field of Building Control and its ancillary matters, both on site and in the office.


The role is primarily office based with frequent external meetings and site visits. Site inspections will be undertaken of all types of building work in all stages of construction throughout the Borough, including the use of ladders and scaffolding and the descent into excavations.


Job Details:

Contract role - initially 3 months

Rate: £89 per day PAYE.  Role is deemed inside IR35, please contact us for Ltd/Umbrella rate.

Working hours: 37.5 hrs per week

Location: N London

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. 


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