Technician (Asbestos Team)

Technician (Asbestos Team)

Salary: £27,358 – £29,909 per annum

Location: Based at Ian Marlow Centre, Blackbird Road, Leicester  LE4 0AR

Permanent, Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Housing Department’s Technical Services section to ensure the effective and efficient maintenance, alteration and improvement of Council properties owned and managed by the Authority.

The Asbestos Team are responsible for surveys, advice, arranging asbestos removals and remedial works, monitoring contractors, monitoring and developing policies and procedures relating to the presence of asbestos in properties owned by the Housing Division.

Duties of the post include but are not limited to:

-Management and refurbishment & demolition surveys;

-Property inspections;

-Writing technical specifications;

-Contract administration and supervision;

-Report writing.

Requirements of the post include:

-P402 qualification in Asbestos sampling and substantial practical experience;

-Knowledge of building construction and buildings services;

-Knowledge of Building Regulations, Approved Codes of Practice, British Standards and Health & Safety Legislation;

-Experience of assessing and specifying new and corrective measures covering both Building and Services areas of work;

-Experience of building measurement and surveying, being able to provide cost estimates and producing final designs with technical specifications;

-Experience of supervising contractors and inspecting works to ensure predetermined standards are maintained covering both Building and Services areas of work;

-Must have a current driving licence and access to own transport and be willing to use this for work purposes.


For an informal discussion please contact Jenni Venables, Technical Manager, on Tel: 0116 454 5242.

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our method of contact.

Closing Date: 22 July 2018

Post Number: H826A/0618KP/EX

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