Full time
Package up to £60k dependant on level, competence and experience

To be advised


We have a reputation for outstanding customer service which is achieved because we are lucky enough to employ talented and committed people.  In return, we aim to be a top-rated employer and offer an excellent benefits package and a professional but relaxed working environment, where our people are given exceptional development and advancement opportunities.  Aligned to this we have developed a career pathway which gives clarity as to how individuals can progress within Hertfordshire Building Control and the rewards they can expect as they do so.

Employees are encouraged to manage their customer’s needs in a flexible way; one which works for both the employee and the customer ensuring that the customer receives the desired level of service whilst the employee is can enjoy quality time away from the work environment.  We place a great deal of emphasis on values believing that people who share our values and have a passion for looking after our customers will help us maintain our growing reputation as the compliance consultancy of choice.


Purpose of Role

Our Senior Building Control Surveyors manage a range of interesting projects from small domestic extensions to complex major commercial developments liaising with clients, design teams, architects and builders. You will provide professional support to them acting as the compliance lead whilst ensuring that value is added, for our customers, at each stage of the build process.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working with client and design teams to provide pre-emptive advice
  • Checking plans submitted for Building Regulation approval
  • Carrying out on-site technical assessments over large geographical area
  • Offering guidance to builders as well as undertaking forensic investigations
  • Build and sustain a customer base
  • Supporting our graduate surveyors as they embark on their careers

You will enjoy the support of a multi-disciplined professional team but be given the autonomy and responsibility to make your mark in a growing and successful company.

Person Specification

This section presents the knowledge, skills, experience, personal qualities, and qualifications that are considered essential for a person being deployed to this role.

  • We are looking for a senior / principal Registered Building Inspector, who has achieved or is working toward achieving Class 2 or 3 registration with the BSR. As a Chartered Professional (MRICS, MCABE, MCIOB), you should bring solid construction industry experience, knowledge of Building Regulations and be able to make pragmatic decisions.
  • We are looking for a surveyor with extensive and demonstratable Building Control Experience
  • You will have a customer-focused approach, possessing excellent communication skills both written and verbal are essential for providing a customer focussed approach
  • You should have extensive and demonstratable building control experience and be able to work unsupervised, in line with established policies and procedures, but with the experience to know when to seek expert help


  • Package up to £60k dependant on level, competence and experience
  • 25 days per annum (increasing by one day after a year up to a maximum of 30 days) plus bank holidays and additional days for long service
  • Two days leave per annum for voluntary service with an organisation of your choice
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Employer pension contribution of 6%
  • Professional fees paid i.e. CABE, RICS or CIOB
  • Private Health Care Insurance
  • Death in Service Benefit of 3 x salary
  • Free on-site parking
  • Eyecare contribution cost

Please send your CV and covering note to hr@hertfordshirebc.co.uk. 

Equal Opportunities:

Hertfordshire Building Control Ltd fully supports the terms of The Equality Act 2010. We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on any grounds. We want a diverse workforce which reflects our community and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity and marital or civil partnership status.

If you have a disability and demonstrate that you fulfil the essential person specification criteria for the role on your application form, you will be invited for an interview. If you feel that you could carry out this post with some adjustments, please let us know. If you require arrangements made for an interview etc (e.g. signing, access), please indicate this on your application form.