Repairs and Voids Inspector 

Maintenance and Contracts, invites you to join our team as a Repairs and Voids inspector responsible for inspection of Council stock and specifying repair works to ensure that the Council maintains its assets to the Ipswich Standard.

Maintenance and Contracts, invites you to join our team as a Repairs and Voids inspector responsible for inspection of Council stock and specifying repair works to ensure that the Council maintains its assets to the Ipswich Standard

Ipswich Borough Council is a progressive and dynamic authority with a large and varied property portfolio. The successful candidate will need to work well on their own, as well as part of a team, be conscientious and thorough in their approach to the identification and rectification of issues. They will report into the Senior Maintenance Manager and will work alongside an existing Repair and Void inspector, liaising with trades staff over the delivery of key repairs. In return we can provide you with opportunities to build your career, be part of a committed team and make a real difference to the people of Ipswich.

Main Duties

To accurately identify work required and prepare works orders. To complete quality checks, interim and post inspections to ensure that the quality standards are met. To complete pre inspections on repairs and maintenance to identify the extent of the work required and recommend which team would be responsible for completion of the work, ensuring that identification of instances where works are rechargeable is also captured and communicated to the relevant parties.

Carry out liaison with customers, contractor and housing staff to ensure all relevant issues are dealt with quickly and efficiently.

About You

Be qualified to a minimum of either HND/HNC in a building related field or working towards achieving this.

Previous experience working within the building industry

Knowledge of current developments in building technology and relevant regulations ie: Health and Safety and building regulations

Proven ability to diagnose problems and identify solutions

Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Windows applications

Proven ability to successfully manage budgets, including monitoring and reporting

Full valid driving licence

Hours of work are 37 per week, Monday to Friday.

This post is offered on a permanent basis.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact James Tonner on 01473 432452 or via email james.tonner@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role:

Job description and Person Specification

The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 15th January 2024.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications

Location

Gipping House, Ipswich

Salary

£30,825 – £33,024

Application closing date

5th January 2024
 

Job type

37 hours per week

Permanent

 

Job reference

REQ00788

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000