Full time


Becoming an integral part of a successful, growing business combined with the challenge of continuing our growth are just two of the many attractions of working for Derbyshire Building Control Partnership. We have developed an exceptional reputation throughout the construction community for our expertise as well as our professionalism and we are now looking for a Building Control Surveyor to further develop our ability to deliver these vital, high quality services.

Based in or close to the North Derbyshire region, you will experience plenty of variety as you manage and progress a broad range of building control projects to effective completion. In addition, you will help to grow our business by establishing and strengthening working relationships with architects, developers as well as other existing or potential clients.

We are looking for someone who has at least two years’ experience in a similar role and who is a member or, at least, working towards membership of an appropriate body including RICS, CABE or CIOB. You will need to be able to display good customer service skills, using them to establish and maintain productive business relationships with customers and partners.

You will benefit by becoming a member of one of the most experienced, knowledgeable building control teams in this country in an environment where professional and personal development is actively promoted and fostered. We have developed a flexible salary and benefits structure which allows us to offer varied packages which will appeal irrespective of whether you are working for a private practice or a local authority. In addition, we actively promote a positive work/life balance including flexible working, home-working and generous annual leave. We are also prepared to provide financial support to help you move to this beautiful part of the UK which offers high standards of education and competitively-priced housing.


Processing all building regulation applications and ensuring speedy determination under delegated powers including all matters of vetting, planning and inspection under the Building Control Regulations, Building Acts and allied legislation

To carry out inspections of Dangerous Structures or reported drainage problems and to prepare the appropriate notice at the request of the Building Control Area Manger 

To maintain an awareness and understanding of legislation and legal precedents as they relate to building control issues.

To investigate unauthorised building works and to take appropriate action as necessary by providing advice to issue notices of non–compliance with Building Regulations under S.35/36 of the Building Act 1984. 

If you have a positive, team approach to service delivery and wish to work in an attractive part of the country this is an ideal opportunity to develop your skills and make a real impact.

Essential qualifications/skills
Working towards or full membership of an appropriate body including RICS, CABE or CIOB
Desirable qualifications/skills
IT skills with experience in the use of information technology/back office systems to support service provision
Sound knowledge of the Building Regulations, the Building Act, Approved Documents, British Standards and other Guidance Documents
Further information

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please email your CV together with details of your salary requirements to david.pratt@dbcp.co.uk