Building Surveyor


Location: Cumbria

Salary: £450 per day

Job Type: Contract


The purpose of this role is to undertake annual property inspections and report on the condition of Network Rail building assets, including stations, depots and lineside buildings to the Route Asset Manager to enable development of robust asset management strategy and ongoing maintenance and renewal plans in line with safety priorities and budget allocation.
If you’re looking for an opportunity to join an exciting, diverse business sector, learning new skills and developing existing ones, our Operational Property Inspection team is the place for you. Network Rail is one of the largest land and property owners in the country and is responsible for the maintenance of over 3,000 buildings within the NW&C territory alone.

About the role:
As a Building Surveyor, your role will consist of various tasks including:
1. Managing and delivering a defined asset condition survey work bank, aligning with statutory compliance requirements, ensuring surveys are completed to prescribed deadlines and relevant company standards
2. Actively contributing to the development of vigorous survey programmes and regularly reporting to the Assistant Delivery Manager on progress against the programmes.
3. Developing survey strategies for individual work bank and providing written delivery plans for each detailed survey on a yearly basis.
4. Reporting asset conditions via standard company pro forma and through the company asset management system software, ensuring all asset survey information is uploaded and updated as required.
5. Liaising with Asset Engineers to assist with development of maintenance priority lists and 5 year business plans based on asset conditions as reported during annual asset condition surveys. Highlighting key risk areas and defect trends found back to Asset Engineer.
6. Assisting the Asset Engineer to produce written technical work scopes and schedules where required for our maintenance teams to deliver planned maintenance activities and reactive repairs.
7. Monitoring ongoing planned and reactive maintenance schemes and reporting progress and quality issues back to the Asset Engineer.
8. Where required, attending hand-back of planned maintenance schemes in place of the Asset Engineer, ensuring all works are completed as per design and to satisfactory quality and accept asset back into maintenance portfolio utilising company processes, policies and standards.
9. Undertaking all required training and continued professional development to ensure continued compliance with our standards and rail specific competencies, including personal track safety.
10. Following all Network Rail policies, processes and standards and completing all mandatory periodic reports and checklist documentation.
11. CDM Regulations 2015: Completing the role responsibilities allocated to the role of ‘Building Surveyor’ under the Route Asset Manager’s CDM 2015 RACI, and ensuring all responsibilities are delivered on behalf of the business in line with company standards.
12. Working nights and weekends when necessary.
13. Occasional working away from home as required by the business.

Essential Criteria
• Educated to HNC / HND level or equivalent in Building Studies
• Experience in surveying ass

If you are interested in this role, please send us your CV and cover letter.