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Building Control Officer

Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council
Public Sector and Government
Coleraine, County Londonderry
£17.64 - £19.35 per hour
Ref: J8941_1718099077
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Job description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation based in Ballymoney/Coleraine require Building Control Officers to join their team.

Role : Building Control Officers

Locations : Ballymoney/Coleraine

Hours of work : 37 hrs per week.

Hourly Rate : 1 -12 weeks £17.64 13 weeks + £19.35

Main Duties :

  • Providing a high quality, effective and efficient Building Control Service to fulfil Council's statutory responsibilities for implementation and enforcement of The Building Regulations (NI) and The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) Regulations (NI) and allied legislation to ensure buildings are safe, healthy, accessible and sustainable.
  • Assisting in the delivery of Council's statutory duties under the Disability Discrimination Act to ensure suitable accessibility is afforded to employees, visitors and members of the public in Council controlled premises.
  • Assisting in the delivery of Council's statutory duties regarding property certificate legal enquiries, dangerous structures, dilapidations, street naming and postal numbering.
  • Ensuring that all responsibilities are carried out in an effective and timely manner to meet departmental objectives.
  • Providing a professional and technical advice and consultancy service to both internal and external stakeholders, and participation in project teams for Government administered schemes.
  • Ensuring that the department complies with all statutory and legislative requirements by adhering to these requirements and working in accordance with good governance and health and safety requirements.
  • Ensuring that all responsibilities are carried out in a timely and effective manner and that general confidentiality is maintained in all areas relating to the work of the Council.

Full Job Description available on request

Essential Criteria:


  1. A degree, or equivalent qualification, in a construction related discipline such as Architecture, Building or Civil / Structural Engineering.


  1. Be a full corporate member of a professional body relevant to the building profession, for example, Association of Building Engineers (Building Surveyors Section); Chartered Institute of Building; Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists; Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Structural Engineers; Royal Institute of British Architects; Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (Building Surveyors Section) or equivalent.


  • Be able to demonstrate by providing personal and specific examples, that they have two year's experience of all of the following:

(A ) Working in the building/construction industry in either the public or private sector;

(B ) Interpreting working drawings and specifications

(C ) Applying knowledge and understanding of current Building Regulations to determine the compliance of proposals and successfully enforcing and remedying breaches.


Alternatively, consideration will be given to applicants who do not criteria outlined at (1) or (2) above but can demonstrate that they possess:

  • BTEC Higher National Diploma, NVQ Level 5 or equivalent in a building related discipline such as Construction and the Built Environment


  • Be able to demonstrate by providing personal and specific examples, that they have at least four years'experience in the areas outlined above (a) - (c).


  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications to include: Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • A full current driving licence (Category B, valid in the UK) and access to a vehicle that will enable the post holder to meet the requirements of the post OR have access to a form of transport that enables you to carry out the duties of the post.

If you are interested and meet all Essential Criteria please apply via the link.

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