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Experienced Building Control Officer required for an ongoing contract role, to carry out a full range of Building Control functions including the on-site supervision of building works and dealing with dangerous structure reports, working for a local authority based in NW England.  

Duties will include:

•The enforcement of the Building Regulations and associated legislation in respect of building works in progress on site.

•To keep adequate records of enforcement relevant to the Service’s responsibilities and for future reference.

•To supervise and control the demolition of buildings in accordance with relevant legislation, including preparation of specification and approval of method statements.

•The inspection of dangerous and alleged dangerous structures, and taking action under relevant legislation for the removal or securing of structures found to be dangerous.

•The preparation work for the service of statutory notices, and summonses to be heard in courts of law, which will include the preparation of reports, specifications and statements of evidence.

•The attendance at office and site meetings, public enquiries, courts of law and meetings of external agencies and voluntary organisations and courses, when required.

•The receiving and processing of correspondence, plans, specifications and details relevant to the enforcement mentioned above.

•The appraisal of selected applications formally submitted for consideration under the current Building Regulations and allied national and local legislation.

Qualifications & Experience required:

  • HNC/HND in a relevant building subject is essential
  • Degree in Building Surveying and evidence of dealing with medium to high rise residential, industrial and commercial developments is preferable
  • Evidence of progression to gaining professional qualification is also desirable.
  • Previous experience in the building construction industry
  • Awareness of the Building Regulations (Approved Documents), British Standards and Codes of Practice


Job Details:

Start Date: May 2019

Working hours: 35 hrs per week

Location: Liverpool 

Rate: £18 p/h PAYE


All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. 

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