Asbestos Surveyor- Southampton
A fantastic and exciting opportunity has arisen to join our expanding team of Asbestos Surveyors. As part of the continued growth of our Consultancy, Allium Environmental Ltd are seeking serious candidates to fill the role of an experienced Asbestos Surveyor in the Southampton area.
Allium is a successful and rapidly expanding UKAS accredited Asbestos Consultancy, specialising in all types of asbestos surveys and asbestos management; from large government agencies and major developers, to public sector bodies and housing associations.
Our mission is to provide a trusted, approachable and professional, asbestos consultancy that is progressive whilst maintaining the highest level of quality and integrity.
We are looking for hard working, enthusiastic, dedicated and flexible people to join our Asbestos Surveying Team, who are eager and willing to support a thriving business.
Must hold BOHS P402 (Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings) qualification.
At least 2 years’ experience of carrying out Refurbishment, Demolition, Management and Re-inspection
Asbestos surveys to a variety of building types (ideally mainly commercial and domestic properties)
This is a full time, permanent role based all over the South of England, and beyond.
Working on a variety and diverse range of locations and sites; including high profile projects for regional, national and international clients.
This is a technical, physical, hands on role which will require you to physically and visually inspect a variety of sites and buildings, capturing building construction and material data along with drawing electronic site plans.
Ideally have a full understanding or have previously worked for a UKAS accredited organisation.
The ideal candidate will ideally have experience working with Alpha Tracker Asbestos Surveying software, or similar, however full training will be provided if required.
Leading asbestos management, refurbishment & demolition building surveys; inspecting all areas of buildings, taking bulk samples, recording clear and concise site construction notes and creating plans/drawings using PDA’s (Alpha Tracker).
Submitting samples to laboratories and syncing surveying data and plans in a timely manner in order to meet strict and tight deadlines.
Liaising on a daily basis with clients, contractors and their representatives as well as other team members and members of the public.
To be up to date with asbestos and other relevant legislation, guidance and industry best practice including UKAS accreditation and quality management systems.
To comply with the quality management system (ISO/IEC 17020:2012) including participating in the quality assurance inspections and audit programme.
To follow an audit, and if required training, programme.
Other duties as required to help and support the business growth.
As an experienced surveyor, we anticipate that you will be ambitious, hardworking, enthusiastic and flexible. Ideally, you will also have experience/knowledge in the construction, property or building industry. This is a hands on role, so you will enjoy getting out and about and ‘getting your hands dirty’.
Knowledge of IT, computer programmes such as Microsoft Office and the use of PDA’s is essential (although full training will be given on Alpha Tracker if required).
Must have a high level of attention to detail for accurate data entry and creation of drawings.
Must be able to work in small teams but able to use own initiative when required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
To have a strong work ethic and flexible attitude to working hours as the nature of the job will mean unsociable working hours, working at weekends, bank holidays and working and travelling away.
Be able to follow strict deadlines and adhere to tight working timescales
To be well presented, polite, professional and courteous as a representative of Allium Environmental Ltd.
Education and Qualifications
• P402 (BOHS) Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings (essential)
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in asbestos surveying (essential).
• Secondary education, ideally GCSE’s grade ‘C’ and above in Maths, English and Science are desirable (but not essential).
• 2 year work experience in construction/building/property is desirable (but not essential).
Require a full clean driver’s licence (essential).
Hours & Salary
• 40 hours per week
• Hourly pay starting from equivalent of £26,000 pa rising to £30,000, depending upon previous experience, plus overtime.
Rewards & Benefits
• Fully expensed company vehicle.
• We reward hard work and determination.
• 20 days annual leave, plus public holidays, plus additional day of on your birthday (or the next available date)
• Working away from home bonus
• Company performance bonus/profit share (at company discretion)
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Option to join the Allium pension scheme.
Allium is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.