Full time
£33,799 - £36,876 per annum
Scale PO 5
Essential Car User Allowance
37 hrs per week

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05:00 pm
Date of interview to be set.


Are you looking for a challenge, and a diverse range of work? Do you want to work in an innovative, positive team that shapes and develops the places we live and work in?

If so apT want to hear from you.

Working in our highly innovative and motivated Building Control Team, our Building Control Area Surveyor will be responsible for the administration of the building regulations and allied legislation for a wide range of diverse and complex applications from inception to completion under the overall guidance of the Building Control Manager.

apT Development Consultancy is part of Telford & Wrekin Council. We deliver development management services from a team that includes Building Control, Planning, Highways Development Control, Ecology, Conservation and Healthy Spaces.  We deliver holistic and innovative solutions to all our customers.  

We are visionaries in our field.

apT are the Midlands’ first public sector commercial planning, development and environmental consultancy  who support developments through the regulation process, from the promotion of land to achieving consents, through to their safe completion on behalf of clients across the region including Shropshire, Cheshire and the wider Midlands.

You will be based in Telford - a destination of vibrant places and experiences where people love to live, work and play. Sitting in the heart of Shropshire, Telford is the gateway between the Midlands and Wales.  Rich in heritage and natural beauty, the borough has a vibrant town centre that’s currently expanding and a 450 acre town park with numerous leisure facilities;

This New Town celebrated its 50th birthday in 2018, and continues to grow from the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and one of the UK’s first World Heritage Sites to now delivering more than 76 hectares of employment and circa 17,000 new homes up until 2031, as part of the newly adopted Telford & Wrekin Local Plan.

Being part of apT ensures you will be play a part in the development and creation of creative and positive places for those who live and work in Telford, building a safe and sustainable environment for future generations to enjoy

We are looking for a keen, customer focused candidate with proven experience of working in a high quality Building Control environment. You will have demonstrable wide ranging knowledge and understanding of the legislation and technical documents underpinning the Building Regulations, be proficient in effectively managing and prioritising workloads in pressurised situations and have excellent customer focus and negotiation skills.



As a senior member of the Building Control team, you will be knowledgeable in carrying out Building Control functions at all competency levels, such as checking Building Control applications, site inspections and carrying out enforcement procedures.

You will carry out professional duties in order to ensure developments achieve compliance with the Building Regulations and associated Legislations, as well as liaising with internal and external contacts to ensure information exchange, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders.

In addition, you will use your extensive knowledge of Building Control to assist in the promotion of and commercial aims of the service.

Essential qualifications/skills
Degree and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors(Building Control) or Association of Building Engineers(Building Control)

Evidence of continuing professional development
Must have a sound knowledge of Building Regulations, building construction and technology and allied building legislation and be able to devise technical solutions of a high standard.
Experience of the day to day liaison and communication with contractors, clients, statutory authorities
Experience of having successfully completed a number of high quality complex projects
Experience of working as part of and also leading multi-disciplinary project teams
Able to interpret client requirements and devise innovative, practical solutions
Must be able to relate to and get on well with other team members, have a strong customer focus and be able to develop positive working relations with clients, contractors and construction team members.
Desirable qualifications/skills
Experience of the conceptual and detail design of complex new build and refurbishment projects
Good organisation skills – able to organise resources and information, and prioritise work tasks
Good analytical and appraisal skills to all the postholder to consider different design solutions at both strategic and detailed levels.
Further information

Contact Joe Strafford on 01952 384555.