Building Control Surveyor - South East London

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Date: 22 May 2023

Location: Southeast London, Greater London, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.



Location: Southeast- London

PackageCompetitive + car or car allowance + excellent benefits and rewards package



Looking for a new challenge with an award-winning organisation? Are you an experienced Control Building Surveyor who has a passion for carrying out inspections, working on a variety of projects and strive for continuous improvement?

If ‘Yes; We want to hear from you!


About the Role

The successful candidate will deliver a highly technical and professional service in line with CTC Building Control’s aims and in line with the Standard Operating Procedures and QA systems.


Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting and advising commercial clients about building / property issues in line with the UK Building Regulations and all necessary legislation.
  • Contribution, with support, to CTC business development targets through relevant engagement with project stakeholders
  • Acting as BV contact for external project stakeholders
  • Bid preparation 
  • Leading projects across a range of low-rise building types (under 18m tall), with a project value between £1m and £5m. Accountable for carrying out inspections of work; checking plans, drawings, and associated information to ensure compliance with the Building Regulations
  • Ensuring that records of all project and inspection records are accurately entered on the database.
  • Generating quotations and compiling technical reports.
  • Developing and maintaining excellent internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Carrying out duties in accordance with QA procedures
  • Attend relevant training sessions and completion of personal CPD.
  • Supporting relevant Technical Authorities in the team on other schemes as required



Candidate requirements include:

  • Ideally qualified to degree level, or equivalent, in Building Control / Building Surveying
  • Demonstrable experience of working as an Approved Inspector in Building Control, ideally with exposure to commercial clients
  • Accredited RICS/CABE/CIOB status
  • Commercial outlook and excellent client facing skills.
  • Ability to develop effective, professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Competent user of MS Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Why Bureau Veritas

Flexible working patterns available to ensure that you maintain career progression and a healthy work life balance.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging culture, where individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

At Bureau Veritas you can benefit from a busy and varied client facing environment, working with market leaders across a wide range of sectors including but not limited to:

Food manufacturing, Chemical manufacturing, Banking, Retail, Logistics, Power and Utilities including Nuclear, Automotive, Public Sector, Mobile Plant, Emergency Services, Transport and Construction.

We pride ourselves on our partnership approach, which means you will be encouraged to develop strong client relationships - combining technical know-how with service excellence to exceed your clients’ expectations.




What we offer

We offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career, including the C&G 2391 Inspection and Testing course if you don’t already have this.

Core benefits include private medical, life assurance, professional membership subscription, enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave, Employee Assistance Programme and up to two paid volunteering days a year.

Flexible benefits include Cycle to Work, tech scheme, travel & dental insurance, gym and retail discounts, option to buy and sell holiday and Give As You Earn scheme.


Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.