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Building Surveyor - Civil Engineer

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils
Place of work:
Endeavour House*, Ipswich
Salary details:
£29,577 to £34,728
Job term:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Closing date:
30 September 2021 01:00 PM
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  • £29,577 - £34,728 pa
  • 37 hours per week
  • Full time, permanent 

We are looking for an experienced Building Surveyor with a Civil Engineering background to join our team in Building Services, someone who shares our values, commitment and motivation to make a difference for our districts.

We are proud of the role we play in creating the environment, economy and communities for our districts. Babergh and Mid Suffolk have consistently been voted amongst the top places to live in the UK.

Working together across our councils and with our partners in the public, private and voluntary sectors, we provide excellent services to our 190,000 residents across Babergh and Mid Suffolk – working hard to provide homes, support our communities, boost local economy, protect our environment and keep our districts clean, tidy and safe.

We are looking for a career focussed Building Surveyor / Civil Engineer with significant experience who is seeking their next career move within a progressive housing team.

You will be expected to deliver quality professional services to housing stock and corporate buildings including; preparing feasibility studies, estimating, surveying, design, procurement, tender actions, managing consultants and works contractors at sites, reporting on projects, managing communications and financial aspects of contracts.

Covering a wide range of projects, you will also engage on a full range of civil engineering works including pavings and roads, playgrounds, drainage, car parks, utilities, street lighting and associated works.  This will include work with statutory authorities.

You will need to be an excellent team player who is able to build relationships and work closely within a team of professionals. You will also be required to build relationships with tenants and occupiers/users of buildings and have excellent communications skills and organisational ability.

A full driving licence and access to a car are required for this role.

*This role is normally based at our modern and conveniently located office accommodation, however, during the COVID 19 pandemic, we have been working from home and it has worked really well for us.

We are committed to agile and flexible working (subject to business need), with full time, part time or job share opportunities considered.  Supporting equality and diversity, Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils provide opportunity and ambition for all, enabling and empowering our people to deliver the best possible results for our residents.  

For an informal discussion about this role please call Alec Davis on 07759 842258 or email: alec.davis@baberghmidsuffolk.gov.uk

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