Building Inspector

Job Title: Building Inspector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home Based
Salary: £34k - £41k per annum
REF: 120146
Contact Name: Laurence Ainley
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago
My client has an exciting  home based role, normally within area of operation for this role in South West London.

The job in outline comprises:
  • Taking responsibility for the inspection of new homes under construction and/or conversion and associated uses within a designated area.
  • Contributing to the inspection of other developments.
  • Planning inspection visits to sites.
  • Providing technical advice and guidance on construction and/or conversion.
  • Inspecting homes at key stages of construction and/or conversion in response to requests from builders.
  • Recording and reporting results of inspections to builders and their representatives.
  • Recording and maintaining accurate inspection records.
  • Managing relationships with customers to improve the standard of build.
  • Liaising with technical staff to determine the most effective method of managing risk.
  • Assessing and reporting on the technical competence of builders applying for NHBC Registration.
Other duties include:  

  • Contributing to disciplinary cases against builders. 
  • Providing site survey reports. 
  • Attending meetings, training sessions and site seminars. 
  • Administration of personal records. 
  • Undertaking of other duties commensurate with the position.
Qualified to a minimum HNC/HND or (S)NVQ Level 6 in a construction related discipline with relevant construction industry experience. Associate membership of an appropriate recognised professional institute would be beneficial. Will typically have extensive experience of the inspection of new homes. Ideally this will have been within a supervisory/ management / regulatory role. Will have the ability to make pragmatic and value decisions. Will be able to work with the minimum of supervision in line with established policies and procedures. Will have good communication and interpersonal skills and able to prepare detailed inspection reports.

Contact Laurence Ainley on 01202 888 986. We look forward to hearing from you!