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Property Surveyor

26-08-22 12:08
Clúid Housing


18 White Street, Cork (Role is both office and site-based covering Cork and South - office location can be flexible)

Job Description

The Property Services Department is responsible for ensuring our customers continue to live in high quality homes through the delivery of comprehensive and effective asset management services.

Whilst our focus may be the “bricks and mortar”, we recognise the need to design our services to meet our current and future customers’ needs, offering choice where possible and ensuring that our tenants and their families always enjoy warm, safe and affordable homes.

The Department has a Dublin based Repairs Team (Clúid Works), supporting regionally based repairs trade teams delivering a comprehensive repairs service across country.

This team works alongside the Asset Management Team, which is also split geographically, and manages the planned and cyclical programmes of work and supports the New Business Team bringing new properties into management.

Role: Property Surveyor Role

Overview: To work with the Building Surveying Manager to ensure all necessary property services are delivered to a high quality across all our homes and estates.

The role is varied and may include property surveys, contractor procurement & management, stock condition surveys, clerk of work services, defect diagnosis, snagging and tendering.

Much of the work will be in people’s homes and will require empathy, respect and diplomacy at all times.

Reporting to: Building Surveying Manager

Key responsibilities:

Stock Condition Survey

  • To survey a range of properties according to a predetermined programme.
  • Verify current stock condition of the properties and identify all necessary attribute information.
  • Update the management information system accordingly.
  • Validate all asset related data currently held Surveying.
  • To undertake a range of surveying duties to the association’s property stock portfolio.
  • Carry out a range of surveys to include structural surveys, condition surveys, snag lists, etc., providing comprehensive reports for same.
  • Offer advice and support to customers and other non-technical staff.
  • Inspect and prepare reports / specifications on defects and other property condition issues including tendering and contract supervision.
  • Prepare cyclical and planned programme and service contracts tenders Tenders / Contract Management
  • Assist in the procurement of contractors and consultants alike
  • Assist in the procurement and management of the planned programme and ad hoc minor refurbishment / repair works
  • Liaise with tenants and contractors on the cyclical planned programme and quality control
  • Management of service contract providers and inspection of work


  • Provide support to the Building Surveying Manager as required
  • Support and offer advice to local Housing Officers and scheme based staff
  • Quality checks on private contractor works
  • Clerk of works role on new build schemes
  • Assist the Clúid Works Team on the delivery of the Responsive Repairs


  • Attend training appropriate to your role and ensure continuing professional development

Corporate Responsibilities

  • Ensure personal behaviour is aligned to Clúid’s values and contributes to the mission of supporting the development of thriving communities
  • Adhere to all Clúid policies and procedures at all times
  • To exercise discretion at all times
  • To fulfil all care and high standards regarding both Clúid’s and your own health and safety obligations


  • To maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Willing to travel with occasional overnight stay as necessary
  • To positively promote the Association in all activities
  • Any other duties which are consistent with your role

Key competencies required in the role

  • Asset management & repairs knowledge
  • Collaboration
  • Customer Centric
  • Financial Acumen & Data Management
  • Project & Process Management


Job Requirements

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of illustrating in their application that they fulfil the following criteria.

Examples that demonstrate the ability to fulfil the criteria should be included as well as the above competencies.

Education / Qualifications

  • Minimum of Degree required in Building Surveying or related area (Essential)
  • Managing Safely in Construction Certification (Desirable)
  • Willingness to undertake professional development (Essential)

Knowledge / Skills

  • Specialist role related knowledge, especially building surveying, contract management and building pathology (Essential)
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and compliance within a construction setting (Essential)
  • Communication skills – verbal and written, report writing, presentation (Essential)
  • Flexible and effective work style (Essential) -
  • To plan and organise at organisational and personal level (Essential)
  • I.T. skills to intermediate level (Essential)
  • Attention to detail (Essential)
  • Financial control and budget management skills (Essential)
  • Problem solving (Essential)
  • Ability to set, satisfy and exceed targets (Essential)
  • Ability to work with work with people showing empathy and discretion (Essential)
  • Experience - 3+ Years’ experience in a similar role (Essential)
  • Asset and Facilities management (Desirable)
  • Supervising on-site work programmes (Desirable)
  • Experience of contract management in the construction industry (Essential)
  • Experience in property acquisition (Desirable)

Contact details for applicants:

The closing date for applications for this role is Sunday 11th of September 2022 at midnight.

It is anticipated that Interviews for the position will be held on week beginning 19th of September 2022

To apply for this position, please follow this link:

If you have any questions or queries, please call 01 707 2088 or contact

Contact Phone: 01 707 2088
Contact Email:
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