Post Ref: T77 - Modernisations Officer

Post Ref: T77 - Modernisations Officer

Salary: £28,926 - £30,512, (pay award pending) 37 hours per week

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated and customer-focused individual, to join our Capital Works team. This small, dedicated team delivers a wide range of building projects to both our housing stock and the Council’s public building portfolio including the implementation of the modernisation programme.

The Council have a social housing stock of approximately 4300 homes and the focus of this role is to deliver the modernisation programme on a day to day basis, through effective management of the existing contracts and new contracts going forwards.

You will manage a caseload of existing and new works by preparing contract documentation following survey, drafting of technical solutions for works to the preparation of technical specifications and schedules of works. You will be expected to monitor works during project and deal with snagging and completion at the end of the task. You will be supported by the wider Capital works team to deliver the service reporting to the Modernisations Manager.

The works are varied, including external projects such as roofing, chimneys, external wall insulation, window replacement and fire doors, to internal projects including kitchen replacements, bathrooms etc. It is an exciting time to be involved in this sector and make a difference in modernising the estate alongside the drive for energy efficiency.

The nature of the work means that you must be conversant with Health and Safety, Compliance, Asbestos Regulations and so on.

Customer service is a key part of the role and you will need to be able to listen, communicate effectively and deliver on time.

The Council has a positive approach to training and development and the Council will seek to facilitate appropriate job related training. Please ensure you demonstrate in your application, how you achieve the essential and desirable criteria set out in the person specification. Consideration may be given to applicants who do not achieve all essential criteria, but are able to demonstrate a good level of relevant work experience.

We’re looking for an individual who has experience/ knowledge in:

  • Working in a housing related field
  • Property inspections and checking work for defects
  • Housing legislation
  • Familiar with Health and Safety
  • Familiar with energy efficiency solutions
  • Familiar with current building regulations

 The ideal candidate would be:

  • Someone with excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and well-motivated
  • Computer literate
  • Someone who represents our GREAT values and behaviours

 What you need to know:

A short test and technical discussion will form part of the interview process.

If you’d like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact David Howkins, Interim Capital Works Manager on 0115 917 3665

Expected interview date: Likely w/c 10th or 17th April

Please quote reference No: T77

Closing date: Wednesday 29 March 2023 at 5.00pm

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Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work.

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme.

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