Wednesday , April 17 2024

Armadale Shire Careers – Senior Building Surveyor

Website City of Armadale

Job Description:

Assist the Building Services Manager in the operation and administration of all Building Services Department related matters and deputise when necessary.
Undertake assessment and ensure all Class 1 – 10 Building Act related certificates and permits comply with relevant Acts, Regulations, Codes, Local Laws and internal Policies and Procedures.
Provide professional building advice to staff members and the community on all matters relating to Building Services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act in the position of Coordinator Building Services (Commercial and/or Residential) as required.
  • Deputise for the Coordinator Building Services (Commercial and/or Residential) in various meetings as required.
  • Supervise the performance of the Building Surveyors and assist Building Services Administration Officers with respect to Building Act related applications.
  • Assist with preparation of the annual Building budget and staff establishment levels.
  • Attend to Development Control Unit enquiries as required.
  • Approve Building Act related applications and certificates and ensure compliance with the Building Act and Regulations, Building Codes, Local Laws and Standards.
  • Liaise and advise owners, private practitioners and builders relating to building matters.

Job Requirements:

  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to empathise with members of the public, and recognise and cater for social and cultural differences.
  • Well-developed ability to interpret codes of practice and apply complex legislation.
  • Well-developed ability to resolve complex building issues and problems.
  • Highly developed public relations and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly developed negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Highly developed analytical skills.
  • Highly developed ability to interpret and understand technical documentation and drawings.

Qualification & Experience:

  • A Government of Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety recognised Building Surveying Practitioner Level 1 (Individual) qualification together with extensive industry and Local Government experience.
  • Possession of Current C Class Drivers Licence.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a current National Police Certificate
  • High level of knowledge of the statutory and legal requirements of the position of Building Surveying Practitioner (Level 1).
    High level of knowledge of the Building Act and Regulations, Building Code of Australia (Volume 1 and 2) and all relevant building related legislation, regulations, standards and Council policies.
  • High level of knowledge of technical and administrative procedures relative to Local Government building control.
  • High level of knowledge of building construction (practical, technical and legal).

Job Details:

Company: City of Armadale

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Armadale, Perth, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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