Building Inspector (Role 2)

£37,000 - £42,000 yearly
  • NHBC
  • Hybrid (Hampstead Heath/Finsbury Park/Stratford)
  • 10 Nov, 2023
Permanent, Full Time Building Inspector Building Control

Job Description

Salary: £37,000 - £42,000 + up to 6% bonus per annum

Regional Allowance: Up to £6000 depending on location.

Working Location: Hampstead Heath/Finsbury Park/Stratford


NHBC Building Safety Regulator Registration Framework -

NHBC have a dedicated professional team to support any technical staff who require to register with the Building Safety Regulator as a Registered Building Inspector.

This includes the necessary training and development to undertake third-party accredited assessment schemes that evidence each individual’s technical competency. NHBC will provide the financial funding for completion of the assessment schemes as well as registration with the Building Safety Regulator.


At NHBC we are proud to be unique. No other organisation in our sector combines the variety of services and scale that we offer. As the market leader, our name is synonymous with new home warranty and insurance. Our people are driven by our core purpose to raise standards in housebuilding and protect homeowners.

 Why you should join us

We are a modern, lifestyle and family friendly employer who are in a period of rapid growth, investing in technology, data and new ways of working. We need passionate, talented and driven people to join us on this journey.

We encourage our colleagues to work flexibly. We don’t promise we can offer you exactly what you want, but we are always happy to talk flexible working.

What we offer:

  • Company Car
  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and a holiday purchase scheme
  • Generous pension scheme, with an employer contribution of up to 10.5%
  • Life Assurance (x4 salary)
  • Subsidised private medical insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee discounts platform, including gym discounts
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme supporting your mental wellbeing
  • 2 days volunteer leave
  • Equalised maternity, paternity, adoption leave and pay for all new parents

Based from home but out and about every day, you’ll be working with our registered builders to ensure that the new homes they are building meet the NHBC Standards, Building Regulations and other relevant legislation.

You will have the opportunity to build excellent working relationships with the site managers on your patch, working with them to identify and prevent construction defects. It’s an important job, helping us to manage our insurance risk and to create the very best homes for new home buyers.

You can expect full training and the ongoing support of your line manager and wider team. You’ll have control of your own diary and the autonomy to do the job as you think best. Your working day will start when you leave home (not when you arrive at your first call) and we won’t ask you to work weekends because we believe a good work/life balance is essential.

The successful candidate can expect to progress to Senior Building Inspector within 12 months, or at the earliest opportunity.

The ideal candidate will have

  • Significant and relevant house-building or construction experience
  • Ability to listen, build rapport, establish credibility and build effective working relationships.
  • influence, and deal with potential disagreements in an assertive manner that maintain relationships.
  • the ability to gather and analyse information to support decision making
  • Able to describe the house building process and how the trades interact with each other.
  • This is a physically demanding role requiring visits to construction sites and inspection of buildings throughout the whole of the build process.  Including working frequently at height
  • A keen interest in learning and keeping up to date with industry related improvements, building standards and developments.
  • Focus on customer satisfaction and delivering a quality service to agreed standards

Education and Qualifications

  • It would be great if you have or are working towards a construction related qualification such as City and Guilds, HNC, HND or NVQ (or equivalent)
  • A full Driving licence is required for this role

 .Your future with us

We have lots of fantastic examples across our business of people who are building their career with us. We are huge advocates of internal mobility and work hard to retain our best talent. We offer exceptional personal development and career progression opportunities. If you’re ambitious, driven and hard-working you will succeed with us. We’ll support you with full training, ongoing development, and the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications and professional memberships.

 Our inclusive culture

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture that encourages everyone to bring their true selves to work. We fundamentally believe in the rights of all our employees and customers to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect, free from discrimination. We have active employee networks that support our colleagues and their allies, creating safe spaces for open conversations and the sharing of ideas.

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