Building Inspection Engineer

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Structural Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £29.77 per hour + Ltd Co rate

  • Contact:

    John McCormick

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    Feb 2019

  • Client:


Building Inspection Engineer

To manage the building audit & inspection tasks as delegated by the Engineering Manager (Buildings).

Support the Engineering Manager (Buildings) with respect to short-term and medium term plans for building management within Portsmouth Naval Base

  • Produce feasibility assessments and reports to require standard.
  • Supporting the Engineering Manager (Buildings) and Senior Structural Engineer with regards Management reporting / Material State communication.
  • Assist project teams to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget and to the required quality.
  • Attend design reviews and other peer review meetings as required.
  • Inspect and report on construction site matters.
  • Advise on repair solutions to day to day engineering problems
  • Carry out and process dimensional laser surveys
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the condition of the assets across the estate
  • Establish and maintain relations with Estates Survey and Operations and Maintenance teams
  • Ensure continuous improvement with regards to developing skills which improve and enhance the business capability
  • Ensure compliance with CDM regulations for all projects / activities within scope of the Department

Additional Information

Functional Knowledge (Requirements for knowledge of functional work and activities)

  • Have an HND or comparable practical experience in Building/construction/civil engineering discipline.
  • Good understanding and experience within building / infrastructure management.
  • Competent to undertake structural condition surveys of building structures and to survey existing building structures to enable a structural design assessment to be undertaken.
  • Knowledge and experience in Building Regulations and appropriate legislation
  • Competent knowledge in building construction technology and building pathology.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of laser survey equipment
  • Preparation of reports, repair schedules, correspondence and emails using Windows, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoin