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Building Control Plan Checker

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At ICW Building Control, we are passionate about providing and delivering an efficient and intuitive service that helps our clients to deliver compliant buildings. Buildings that are safe and comfortable for the end user. ICW Building Control are part of the wider ICW Group, and it is our aim to provide a service based on our principles of being Consistent, Competent and Compliant.

With a focus on new Residential and Commercial projects and having experienced significant growth in this market we are now looking to strengthen our Plan checking team and would welcome applications from qualified building control professionals.

Job Role

Reporting to the Operations Director, The Building Control Plan Checker will be responsible for overall plan check management to help ensure projects comply with the Building Regulations and associated guidance for residential and commercial developments. This role is home based or based from our South Shields office.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Checking plans for compliance with the building regulations and associated legislation
  • Carrying out consultation with the relevant Fire Authority and/or Water Authority and addressing any issues raised to a satisfactory solution
  • Arranging additional consultation with external Structural Engineers and Fire Engineers as a project dictate, to a satisfactory solution
  • Ensuring all plan check amendments are addressed within the timescales noted in the QMS procedures
  • Delivery of consistent service and building effective client relationships
  • Providing mentoring and support towards the training and development of our trainee and assistant building control surveyors

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

  • Chartered membership of an appropriate professional institution or working towards (i.e. RICS, CABE, CIOB)
  • Building Control Experience in residential and mixed-use developments
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written with appropriate interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively manage a varied workload
  • Able to work with minimum of supervision, in line with company policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant standards/legislation and environmental issues
  • IT literate with the ability to use a range of software programmes

The Offer

  • A salary of £45,000 – £50,000 depending on experience
  • 2 paid professional subscriptions
  • Home set up provided
  • Private medical healthcare including access to online GP Service
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance of 3x Salary
  • Individual annual CPD budget
  • Employee Focused Company Pension
  • Support to professional membership
  • Career progression
  • No financial targets
  • Opportunity to work on Major and High value projects in a growing business.

Additional information

As part of the ICW Group everyone is:

  • expected at all times to behave and act in a way which promotes and contributes to the overall aims, values and ethos of the Company
  • required to participate in regular training and other learning activities, and in supervision, appraisal and development as required by the Company’s policies and procedures; and
  • required to participate in any relevant current and new legislative and regulatory activities as may occur from time to time.

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