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Building Technician (Subsidence Mitigation and Repair)

  • Location

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Office Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum + ote 25000 - 30000

  • Contact:

    Sharon Walsh

  • Contact email:

    sharon@mpeople-recruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    GPS004_1567496163

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Due to our continued expansion in the UK market, our client is looking for a self-driven and confident desk-based Building Technician to join our subsidence team.

Main duties and responsibilities will be to work as part of our desk-based subsidence team to drive subsidence claims towards settlement and will include:

  • Communicating with customers, contractors and insurer clients over the telephone, email and in writing
  • Managing third party companies to achieve vegetation removal and drain repairs to mitigate the cause of subsidence damage
  • Updating and creating building repair scopes using our in-house schedule of rates
  • Assessing contractor estimate
  • Negotiating cash settlements for repairs with policyholders
  • Managing panel contractors, controlling repair schedules and costs
  • Settling claims under delegated authority
The role will also involve providing support to our existing national surveyor network and will require you to undertake building insurance surveys on a regular basis.
Building Technician Skills and Experience:
  • Candidates must have their own transport
  • Previous extensive trade experience - 5+ years OR be a graduate building surveyor OR previous subsidence claims experience
  • Demonstrate great communication and organisation skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a high standard of customer service
  • Computer literate, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced target driven environment
  • Positive attitude and be a flexible, self motivated team player
  • Attention to detail and ability to assess and resolve problems and find solutions
This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious individuals seeking career path progression.
What we offer:
  • Basic salary £20,000 to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
  • OTE of £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
  • Training
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Career advancement
  • Support with obtaining professional qualifications
If you have the skills that we require for this role and are looking for a new challenge please apply now!
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