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Senior Building Safety Consultant

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Oxford
R-115969

We’re AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering, and project management organization. We connect people, data, and technology to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems. 

Our Project & Programme Services team are proud to deliver on some of the most prestigious construction projects across the world. It's thanks to our talented people and their diverse thinking, expertise, and knowledge. Join us and you'll be part of our genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone is supported to make the most of their talents and expertise. 

When it comes to work-life balance, AtkinsRéalis is a great place to be. So, let's discuss how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We're passionate about are work while valuing each other equally. So, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.

As an Associate Building Surveyor, you'll be central to some of the UK's most significant projects. Your portfolio will vary across retail, health, energy, commercial property, education, and public sectors. Working alongside our senior managers, you'll lead multidisciplinary teams driven by excellence. We'll value your insight and leadership, supporting your continued growth and career development.

Ideally an experienced Building Safety/Building Control/compliance professional capable of:

  • Advising and assisting clients and in-house teams in fulfilling their responsibilities under the Building Regulations 2010 (As Amended) and the Building Safety Act 2022.
  • Delivering the Building Regulations Principal Designer function for clients as set out in the Building Regulations 2010 (As Amended).
  • Use their skills and knowledge to work with designers to review building regulations compliance in design and to help develop practical solutions in line with legislation and best practice.
  • Undertaking a wide range of Building Safety Consultancy duties in line with agreed service deliverables.
  • Undertaking building regulation compliance audits and site inspections to ensure compliance is achieved.
  • Reviewing building regulation submission packages, undertaking gap analysis reviews, plan appraisals to identify any missing information required to secure building regulation approval.
  • Potential to deliver building regulation compliance training (internal and external).
  • Learning and applying quality assurance principles.
  • Keeping up to date and abreast of relevant legislative and best practice changes.

Other beneficial qualities include:

  • Class 2/3 Registered Building Inspector (Not essential but must be able to demonstrate competence working on a range of building types and uses).
  • Experience of PAS45001 and other integrated management systems.

To join us you’ll need:

  • Strong background interpreting and applying the building regulations and associated secondary legislation relating to projects, and a good understanding of the technical and functional requirements of the Building Regulations 2010.
  • Sound technical Building Regulations knowledge combined with an understanding of design and construction and capable of delivering a solutions-focussed service.
  • Excellent stakeholder facing skills and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • An understanding of the importance of attention to detail and accuracy in all your work.
  • A proactive attitude and a willingness to seek guidance on occasions from senior colleagues.
  • A sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software packages.
  • A professional manner and outlook.
  • The ability to work concurrently on a portfolio of projects.
  • Relevant professional chartership/accreditation with either CABE, CIOB, RICS.
  • Experience in a similar Building Safety/ building regulations compliance/design compliance role.
  • Demonstrable understanding of construction and design.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has an ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with excellent client facing skills who will provide a first-class service to our clients.

If you are an experienced Building Control professional or have equivalent experience applying the requirements of the Building Regulations and associated secondary legislation on a range of projects in a design capacity, or otherwise, we would love to hear from you. This role would suit professionals with a desire to work on a varied range of projects who enjoy adding value and delivering solution-focussed outcomes to a range of high-profile clients.

Training:

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. AtkinsRéalis provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and encourage Continuous Professional Development activities.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join our Project & Programme Services team and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from Sizewell C to the world's tallest hotel, London's Heathrow Airport to Europe's first eco-friendly mosque. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas. Communities are at the heart of our work and our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK.

Corporate Social Responsibility | AtkinsRéalis Careers (atkinsrealis.com)

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

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Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview, and we’ll discuss any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

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Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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