Posted 06 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationNorth Yorkshire
Job type Contract
Discipline Interim
Contact NameBen Holden

Job description

North Yorkshire County Council are looking for a Maintenance Surveyor.

  • Pay rate is negotiable.
  • Inside IR35.
  • Can be flexible on office location, but the successful appointment needs to be able to be based on one of the main north yorkshire council office hubs: Skipton, Harrogate, Selby, Malton, Scarborough, Northallerton


  • Responsible for the supervision of Repair and Maintenance Operatives undertaking responsive repairs to council homes. To inspect and order responsive repairs including the specification of materials, empty property repairs and responsive maintenance programmes / contracts and liaise with customers as required.
  • Responsible for allocating work to council appointed contractors, monitoring, and signing off work following satisfactory completion.
  • Responsible for responding to reports of disrepair and/or repairs service-related complaints, undertaking investigations, and working closely with legal services in respect of disrepair claims.
  • To provide support and guidance to Repair and Maintenance Operatives
  • To undertake site visits to assess progress and give direction to R & M Operatives
  • To ensure that all customer queries are responded to within specified time frames, including request for tenants' own improvement work.
  • To work closely with Adult and Children Services with regard to adaptation requests and raise appropriate work orders for minor/intermediate adaptation works.
  • To work closely with Capital Improvements in the development of the council's rolling improvement plan
  • Liaise with legal services to establish property boundary ownership and repair liabilities