Repairs Surveyor

Repairs Surveyor

Salary – circa £28,000 – £29,600 including car allowance
Hours – 37 hours per week
Contract – Permanent

Would you like to work for a successful local housing association with a rich heritage and passion for providing quality housing and services for people in later life?

Due to an internal promotion we are looking for a Repairs Surveyor to join us to ensure we continue to deliver excellent customer service to our residents.  Key responsibilities include:-

  • Contributing to the repairs and maintenance programme for the association.
  • Contributing to the delivery of the cyclical works programmes for the association.
  • Carry out pre and post inspections of routine repairs, maintenance, cyclical works and potential insurance works as required.
  • Leading on the Grounds maintenance contract.
  • Carrying out stock condition surveys.
  • Ensuring our agents and contractors are aware of the statutory framework and auditing the work to ensure it complies.
  • Undertaking void property inspections. Responsible for updating stock condition information, preparing schedules of work / specifications and ensuring works are undertaken within pre-determined limits.
  • Liaising with local authorities to provide DFG works to PFH properties.
  • Liaising with residents and providing advice, updates and support on repairs and maintenance works.

The ideal candidate will have:-

  • Qualification in Construction / Building Studies with over 3 years’ relevant experience.
  • Health & Safety related qualification (IOSH) is desirable but not essential.
  • Good knowledge of building practice to enable defect identification and production of specifications.
  • Experience of project management including maintaining a budget.
  • A strong desire to deliver and maintain excellent customer service.
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience of both Microsoft packages and a customer management information database (e.g. Kypera)
  • A confident decision maker with demonstrable commercial awareness and the ability to build good working relationships with residents, contractors and staff.
  • Own vehicle and a clean driving license is essential for this role.

Our workforce is fundamental to our success with a drive to deliver quality services to our residents. So, if you have the above qualities please forward your CV with a supporting statement detailing how you meet the essential criteria and what attracted you to this position along with a completed equalities form which can be found on our website to

For an informal discussion with regards the role please contact Martin Sherman or Darren Shreeve on 01482 223783.

Applications are to be received no later than 9am:        Monday, 15 April 2019

PFH is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity in the workplace.  We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion/beliefs or age.

We are committed to safeguarding vulnerable adults; therefore, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

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Job Role – Repairs Surveyor

Person Spec – Repairs Surveyor

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