Vacancy Type



NW England

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£18.50 p/h PAYE

Start date


Role Description

Building Control Officer required for a contract role, working for a local authority based in NW England. 

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a full range of Building Control functions including the on-site supervision of building works and dealing with dangerous structure reports.

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.

•The receiving and processing of complaints and enquiries from members of the public, Councillors, Members of Parliament and the Ombudsman.

•The supervision and assistance in the training of staff temporarily assigned to the district.

•To carry out any other relevant duties as may from time to time be assigned commensurate with the grade.


Job Details:

Location: NW England

Start date: ASAP

Contract duration: Initial 3 month contract, may be extended subject to workload requirements

Rate: £18.50 per hour (PAYE).  Please contact us for umbrella/Ltd rates.  

Working hours: 35 hrs per week 

IR35: Assignment status to be decided

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, and be able to provide references covering the past 3 years. 

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