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Building Surveyor - Modular Buildings
The Modular Building Team specialise in the deployment of Modular Buildings.
Background and requirements :
The process is similar to any other development, and the person appointed to this post will work as part of this dedicated team and will take responsibility for a programme, comprising several sites, and will deal with all stages of the deployment of the required Modular buildings including :-
- Preliminary discussions with clients
- Capturing information on the existing site.
- Feasibility and then detailed site planning, including preparation of CAD drawings.
- Arranging consultations with specialists - Pre Planning (Ecology, Archeology, Tree reports).
- Seeking and obtaining statutory approvals (Planning Permission etc).
- Involvement in procuring the works,.
- Administration of the Contract (each project on each site) from start to finish.
- Financial controls
- Providing a high standard of communication with clients/ site occupants during the work,
These projects are often 'fast track' in that the team may have to respond to demands for buildings at short notice to provide additional places to receive new starters at a school or deal with the loss of accommodation in the case of a fire by arranging for the installation of a building (which could be classroom or a whole school).
Each project includes all works to prepare for receiving the building (understanding the client's needs. siting of the new unit to best advantage, services installation, , the manufacture (off site) of the unit, deployment, and completion of the infrastructure (paths, landscaping, fencing) to integrate fully and completely with any existing buildings on the site.
The role will best suit an experienced building surveying technician or a person with experience aspiring to an RICS or CIOB qualification and with good communication and reasoning skills.
Driving licence and car
The Modular Team works across Hampshire and sometimes in other authorities adjacent to our boundaries (Reading for example).
The ability to drive to sites in any of these locations is essential.
Competent CAD skills
Must be competent at CAD in terms of speed and accuracy. (Autocad or similar) - In order to produce Planning Application drawings.
May also be asked to plot tree locations on plans for BS5837 reports form time to time.
Sound knowledge of Building Regulations
Building Regulations approvals are obtained by our contractors who 'Design and Build' Off site constructed buildings. However it is essential that the supervising officers on our projects fully understand the Regulations (Where to find detail, with a good working overview of principles) in order to ensure construction compliance.
Sound knowledge of contract administration.
The appointed person will be the Supervising Officer on a number of projects involving the deployment of Off Site constructed buildings with the responsibility and control of budgets, contract instructions, liaison with clients and ensuring the deployment of the work takes place effectively, safely and to programme, and with minimum inconvenience to those on occupied sites.
Robust Knowledge of Construction Health and Safety
Essential to ensure that the contractors are working in a safer manner to minimise risk to their own operatives and site users. HCC set a high standard.
Good communication skills written and oral
Maintaining a good relationship with contractors and clients, and ensuring good relations between them is essential, particularly when deploying fast track programmes. Communication skills are essential to this and to ensuring that instructions to the contractor and email communication to all parties are clear and concise.
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.
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