Building Control Surveyor

Sandwell, West Midlands
£35,745 - £40,876 per annum
13 Sep 2021
08 Oct 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

An opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a Building Control Surveyor within the Development Planning and Building Consultancy Service Area at Sandwell MBC. The successful candidate will support the activities of the Building Consultancy Section under the control and guidance of a Senior Building Surveyor.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons looking to advance their career in public service building control. The successful candidate will join a team of eight Building Surveyors who are working on a wide range of projects from domestic extensions and new housing developments to schools and the landmark Aquatic Centre for the Commonwealth Games. They will be expected to undertake the assessment of a range of Building Regulations applications in line with their ability and experience. The successful candidate will also be required to carry out site inspections as required and investigate allegations of unauthorised work or dangerous structures as necessary.

Please find attached the Job Description and Personnel Specification which details the requirements for the role.

Applicants will need to possess HNC/HND Building Construction or a relevant BSc and be eligible for full membership of a relevant professional body. 

The closing date for the vacancy is Friday 8th October 2021.

Interviews will be undertaken week beginning 18th October 2021.

For an informal discussion, please contact Matthew Stewart on 0121 569 4886 or email

Our Values; TrustUnity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week 

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

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Supporting documents
Information for Applicants
Job Description
Personnel Specification