University of Lincoln - Senior Building Surveyor

identification of areas of building fabric failure and investigation of day- to-day repair requests from inception to completion. The post holder will be responsible for the design, specification and delivery of building maintenance and minor construction related projects to the University satisfying appropriate legislation, rules and standards to sites, university policies and arrangements to buildings owned, leased or controlled by the University. This will include providing professional advice and positive engagement with internal/external stakeholders and management of external consultants and contractors as necessary. • The post holder will effectively manage external building contractors working for the University and ensure that all policies and procedures are followed. This will include negotiation with university clients, contractors, consultants, etc. and providing alternative solutions as necessary to minimise interruption to business operations. In addition, the Senior Building Surveyor will ensure any disputes and/or conflicts are managed and effectively resolved. • The post holder will make decisions which may have long term implications and be of a complex nature. Maintenance planning, survey, inspection and audit • In conjunction with the compliance team, establish, maintain and manage an audit of all premises by the surveyors and prepare reports on areas of the Estate which are not compliant with legislation. Prepare budget costs for inclusion in future budget planning. • Undertake and maintain detailed annual condition surveys of the University Estate to identify failure and unsatisfactory elements, compile backlog maintenance and provide long term cost planning. Prepare, maintain a fully costed 5-year maintenance plans for the estate. • Undertake surveys and inspections, diagnose defects and instigate repairs for minor building works.

• Prepare maintenance schedules for the planned preventative maintenance of building fabric and the built environment. Report/schedules to be presented to Head of Maintenance and Facilities. 13

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