Skip to main content
Ref no:
West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston
£37,015 - £41,069 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.


The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 26 September 2021.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

Would you like the opportunity to develop your career as a Building Surveyor with West Lothian Council?

West Lothian Council is one of Scotland’s most successful authorities and has an enviable reputation for innovative design, development and maintenance of the built environment.  West Lothian is located in the central belt, within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow and is supported by excellent road and rail links.

Based in our award winning offices at West Lothian Civic Centre, Livingston you will be joining a team which strives for excellence in service delivery and works well with partners. 

You will assist the Property Maintenance & Planned Improvements Team Leader delivering a wide range of construction projects and asset management information gathering exercises. You will be responsible for the design, preparation of contract documents and contract administration services for a wide variety of construction projects in support of infrastructure development and planned improvements.

The Property Maintenance & Planned Improvements team is one of six service units within Property Services providing a wide range of professional and technical construction and property related services.

Our benefits package includes flexible working hours, up to 30 days paid holidays and 7 public holidays a year, average salary pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource and access to a range of discounted staff benefits.

The skills and experience you must have:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
  • Knowledge and working experience of JCT SBCC Suite of Contracts.
  • Microsoft Office 2007 Excel & Word packages.
  • Conversant with a wide range of construction, property and contract legislation.
  • The ability to work with minimum of supervision.
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing

Job Attachments