Building Surveyor / Site Inspector

PRP Studio
Permanent / Full Time

We are looking for a Building Surveyor / Site Inspector to join our Development Consultancy (DC) team based out of our London studio. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team, with a thriving pipeline of work assisting clients in building & façade investigations, developing safety case reviews and the digital record, following recommendations made within Dame Judith Hackitt’s Report, Building a Safer Future. This involves existing stock portfolios and new build projects.

Ideal candidates will have tall residential building experience, with expertise/experience of inspecting fire safety measures in new build and construction projects and of working to high quality construction standards. Strong technical knowledge is key, rather than focussing on finishing. Also required is a high level of technical understanding of Building regulations, NHBC standards, high rise, facades and combustible materials.

Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out regular inspections of construction projects - both refurbishment and new build – and prepare written reports with photographs using agreed templates
  • Carry out inspections at key construction stages and record findings photographically using dedicated software
  • Carry out inspections of agreed construction details and record findings photographically using dedicated software
  • Carry out reviews of actual products being used on site to compare with list of agreed products and record findings photographically using dedicated software
  • Checking As Built drawings against the as-built condition
Qualification & Memberships:

  • Qualified to NVQ Level 6 Site Inspection, HNC, HND or a construction-related degree
  • Membership to one of the following: CQI RICS CIOB CABE ICWCI MIFireE
Skills and knowledge:

  • Good time management skills
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Assertive, methodical with good attention to detail
  • Calm under pressure with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure and be able to deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to read construction drawings
  • Detailed knowledge of residential construction
  • Detailed knowledge of construction detailing on residential high rise buildings with particular focus on Building Regulations, concrete frame buildings and facades
  • Previous experience inspecting passive fire protection detailing both internal and external with particular experience of fire collars, fire stopping and cavity barriers
  • A good number of years experience carrying out a similar role on residential construction projects plus experience of High Risk Residential Buildings (HRRBs) and their facades
  • Current Site Visitor CSCS card

Salary and benefits are very competitive

To apply please send your CV to:

Please use reference: PRPLONSI

PRP is an equal opportunities employer