Building Surveyor

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  • Location:
    Mobile Region
  • Employment:
    Full time

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Dominic Roberts

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Mobile Building Surveyors

3 Regionalised Roles

Regions:  South West, South East, Scotland

Purpose of Job

To ensure that the asset register is accurate and current by undertaking Building Inspections under SFG-20 88-04 Specification (excl. Structural) across the DWP estate.

To produce the required outputs and reports against Buildings and Systems. Report on any remedial actions and any immediate fixes required to avoid failure downtime.

To highlight any H&S issues that arise during the asset survey in the correct and appropriate manner.

Main Roles and responsibilities.

  • Conduct Building Inspections across the UK encompassing MEP Systems, FFE, aesthetics and Fabric elements.
  • To use the supplied software to accurately record any remedial actions and any H&S risk.
  • Confidently identify and Report on any asset/system discoveries by reviewing the asset register.
  • To have a clear understanding of asset whole lifecycle, and contribute to the contract FMR
  • To demonstrate an understanding of asset compliance requirements.
  • To report on any obvious signs of lack of maintenance on assets.
  • To liaise with the Asset Management team on the outcome of a successful surveys through the change control process
  • To manage and plan site access with Mitie and DWP support
  • To complete their duties in line with the H&S a work act 1974 and comply with all relevant codes of practice.
  • To have an understanding and awareness of SFG20, technical and legislative requirements and standards in relation to the role.

Knowledge Skills & Experience


  • To have knowledge of MEP asset maintenance and operation
  • Have knowledge of core building systems e.g. HVAC
  • Be time served in a Mechanical or Electrical discipline
  • Good working knowledge of Electrical and Mechanical MRO
  • Time served/apprentice, ideally trained in a similar position with appropriate City and Guilds/NVQ Level 3 Mechanical or Electrical 18th Edition
  • Have full knowledge of MEP asset association e.g. Water cooled chiller and Cooling Tower System.


  • Be familiar with CIBSE Guide M
  • Knowledge PPM generation and efficiencies
  • Knowledge PPM generation and efficiencies
  • Knowledge of Building Fabric




  • Knowledge of BREEAM


  • Rigorous management of results
  • Change and Innovation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively within a team or individually
  • Adaptive and able to learn new processes quickly
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Friendly and approachable manner

Additional Details

This is a mobile regional role with an allocation of sites within that region. There will be a requirement to travel outside the allocated region at times to ensure that contractual requirements are met. 









Our market-leading offering provides you with benefits that suit your lifestyle.

We have a virtual GP on hand for you and members of your household. So you can get expert advice by video or phone without having to leave your home. We offer financial wellbeing assistance through our Salary Finance scheme. For example, you could access 50% of your earned pay before payday for a small fee. Salary Finance also offers competitive loans.

When you join us, we’ll give you a link to our flexible lifestyle benefits platform, Choices. You might choose to purchase up to five extra days’ holiday each year. You might buy critical illness insurance, seek dental treatment or buy technology products at an affordable cost. There are many choices!

We give you access to high street discounts from thousands of well-known retailers, gyms and more through our MiDeals platform. And we have a cycle-to-work scheme. Life cover of up to four times your salary is available. We also offer enhanced pension contributions, a save-as-you-earn scheme, and a Mitie Matching Share Plan (you could even be awarded free shares in Mitie).

We award our employees with Mitie Stars as recognition for their hard work. There are cash prizes up for grabs each month and at the end of the year there’s a chance to scoop a top prize of £10,000!

Our success is a direct result of the experience and quality of our people. Progressing your career is therefore a top priority for us. We offer a diverse variety of training and development avenues via a wide selection of learning resources to suit you.

Since 1987, Mitie’s 68,000 employees have been maintaining companies globally. We are the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, and our clients range from household names in banking, critical government sites as well as hospitals and schools.

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Mobile / Regional Role (HMRC guidelines apply)
Mobile Worker (HMRC guidelines apply), Mobile Region, UK, SE1 9SG


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