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Maintenance Disrepair Surveyor

The vacancy

At Watford Community Housing, we provide vital services that help people to live better lives.

We're looking for an experienced Disrepair Surveyor to lead on complex disrepair cases and ensure the effective financial and legal representation is followed and actioned.

What's the role?

As part of our Operations team, you will use your technical skills to help us ensure that potential disrepair claims are dealt with promptly and professionally.

You will deliver high-quality housing services and provide technical advice and support to the organisation to ensure good customer service is provided.

The right candidate will have the ability to carry out appropriate property inspections, produce detailed specifications of work itemised from the NHF schedule of rates or using composite values, and prepare estimates, plans, sketches, drawings and photos as necessary.

You will need good communication skills to negotiate with tenants and their representatives' regarding works, while accurately collecting, reporting, and recording information.

What are we looking for?

Youll have significant knowledge of building construction, building standards, planning regulations, regulatory standards, leasehold legislation, and other legislations relevant to asset management, along with a detailed knowledge of construction contracts and their effective administration.

Youll also have a commercial understanding of value for money drivers in construction and will ensure compliance with Health & Safety policy and legislation ensuring all personal risk assessments are completed and reviewed, and that relevant action is taken to mitigate risk.

You will be customer-focused, with the ability to interact empathetically with a wide variety of people.

You'll have an excellent grasp of the current building regulations and relevant legislation with an understanding of how supervise works on site to ensure compliance is followed.

You will have a background in similar ro