An opportunity for an MCIOB or  MICE qualified professional (or approaching chartered status) to apply their skills within the buoyant insurance sector. Our client is a leading national loss adjusting practice and market leaders within the property sector. The insurance loss adjusting industry employs a large number of construction and engineering professionals providing diverse and well rewarded careers and professional development prospects. In addition, continuity of work and the economic robustness of this work provides a level of employment security that has become harder to find in mainstream engineering and construction. The company is benefiting from healthy business volumes.

You will be joining a team of engineering, surveying, and building surveyors. Reporting to the regional manager you will manage a portfolio of commercial and residential claims from notification to completion. This will involve diagnosing issues affecting buildings which will frequently be subsidence related, you will then prescribe the most suitable repair and mitigation measures required and ensure work is carried out to the correct specifications. A team of field based surveyors will supervise the successful completion of works by appointed contractors. Working as a team you will provide technical guidance through to successful conclusion of works. You will have the option of working from home or to use the Birmingham office, subject to government coronavirus advice. The property division has a long established working from home culture supported by a capable IT department. You will be provided with a company configured laptop and iPad enabling you to work easily with their integrated company software systems.

About you:  A consulting or contracting background within the building or civil engineering sectors. Knowledge of design or construction that includes site based supervision or survey/inspection work, ideally including existing structures or buildings. Knowledge of CDM regulations and the ability to diagnose structural/drainage/ building defects and prescribe mitigation methods. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to prepare clear, well written reports. Well developed organisational skills. A current driving licence is essential,  a car or car allowance will be provided.

To apply, or for more information simply email Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering recruitment manager, Paul Cook at paul@lethabyandcook.co.uk , or call him on 07901 005 960 or 020 8563 0596.