Build better environments as a building control inspector:

Location: Nationwide

Salary: 30k+

Join us as a building control inspector and you’ll improve building safety and the environment we live in. Reporting to the senior building control inspector, you’ll be a vital part of a dynamic team as you deliver statutory building control functions to our core and external growth services on a wide range of commercial and domestic projects. You’ll be involved at every stage of the construction process and, with health and safety at the heart of everything you do, you’ll create the standards that make sure these projects are safe, compliant and sustainable. We’re also making provisions to meet the challenging requirements of the impending new Building Safety Regime.

With innovative technology at your fingertips, you’ll also have the opportunity to interface with various stakeholders and organisations. In your role, we’ll support you to develop yourself by becoming chartered and offer professional membership of CABE, RICS, CIOB or other professional bodies. We’ll also give you a comprehensive induction, and continue your development journey with a tailored learning and development programme with access to bespoke training and you can become part of our mentoring programme too. With lots of flexibility, this is an exciting opportunity to help us shape our business and our client’s future operations. Apply now and you’ll have a huge impact on future building safety and the safeguarding of communities and the people who live, work and visit them.

What you’ll be doing:

  • be involved in external contract, growth and resilience work
  • delivering all building control functions and services, including pre-application meetings, plan checking, site inspections and visits of various nature
  • making decisions on works, applications, notices and other matters, controlled under the Building Act 1984, Building Regulations 2010 and an imminently new Building Safety Regime.
  • liaising with other partner agencies and authorities, as required in the process of carrying out your duties and responsibilities
  • upselling our building control services and specialist services, including other associated provisions
  • What we’re looking for:

  • experience in building control inspection, general building surveying, design, project management or other similar specialist services, ideally within a local government authority or building control body
  • knowledge of current building control legislation, associated guidance and issues relevant to the post and be a practical problem solver
  • experience of administering all forms and levels of building regulation applications
  • knowledge and understanding of operating building control software systems
  • ability to undertake all duties in accordance with the building control quality management system and building control performance standards policy adopted
  • good IT skills, including Microsoft Office
  • About Capita Local Public Services

    At Capita Local Public Services, we’re transforming the way local government authorities and councils serve the public. We’re using technology, innovation and domain knowledge to improve services and deliver savings. Our teams are answering thousands of service calls every day and are making significant differences to communities and areas in the process making them safer and improving amenity.

    What’s in it for you?

  • a competitive basic salary (£0k+
  • 23 days’ holiday with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • access to a tailored learning and development programme linked to a career pathway
  • payment of one professional membership relevant to the post
  • the opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • flexible working options available – just ask
  • You’ll be joining a network of 55,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

    What we hope you’ll do next:

    Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

    To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site.

    Equal Opportunities

    We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you’ll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.