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Building Control Officer

My client, a local authority based in Hertfordshire is looking for a Building Control Officer to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary position and the successful candidate will hold an appropriate building/construction qualification along with previous experience in a similar role.

The main responsibilities of the post we be as follows;

Assessment of plans submitted under Building Regulations and allied legislation
Supervision of building works in progress
Maintenance of satisfactory records of inspections, visits and meetings
Providing advice and assistance to professional bodies and the public
Preparation for the attendance at Court on Building Regulation enforcement matters; dangerous structures; demolition inspections
Preparation of reports for committees
Participation in partnership schemes and other initiatives
Liaison with statutory bodies
Liaison with the Fire Authority and issuing of fire certificates and final certificates
Inspection and certification of Regularisation applications
Inspection and assessments for Energy Performance certification
Assessment of fees in accordance with prescribed fee scheme
Issue of Building Control completion letters

The competencies of the successful candidate will be as follows;

Manages caseload under own initiative and with minimal supervision and performs to a high standard meeting the Council's and service's performance targets
Takes a leading role in progressing and successfully resolving complex cases and tasks including negotiating with developers, stakeholders and third parties
Can successfully represent the service and the Council at formal meetings and other forums such as committees
Has good communications skills and customer focus with an ability to respond positively, sensitively and promptly to resolve customer requests or problems
Can work sensitively and co-operatively with elected members, senior officers and colleagues both within the working team and in other service

If this sounds of interest to you please email your CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967