Building Inspector

Job Title: Building Inspector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, London - South East London
REF: 117590
Job Published: almost 2 years ago
A fantastic opportunity to assist in improving the quality of new homes by:
Ensuring, as far as practicable, compliance with NHBC Standards, Building Regulations and associated legislation by inspection of homes under construction and/or conversion. Working with site personnel to develop good customer relations and promote the objectives and services of the Company. Deliver a service to NHBC Building Control Services Ltd in accordance with the business area Service Level Agreement and Standard Operating Procedures to ensure customer and statutory requirements are met.
You will:
Take 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.
You are:
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