Project Surveyor

Location 10 Greenhill Street, Stratford Upon Avon CV37 6LG
Hours 36.25 hours
Salary £33,000
Contract Permanent
Division Customer Services

Orbit is a fantastic business and one that’s really going places.

We are looking for 3 Project Surveyors to join our newly formed Net Zero Carbon strategy team, as part of the Strategic Asset Management department. Our Project Surveyors will assist in implementing solutions to reduce carbon and increase the energy efficiency of our homes.

You will assist the Net Zero Carbon Strategy Manager in developing the strategy into deliverable work programmes. You will also assist in carrying out site surveys, and as a subject matter expert in energy efficiency you will understand and recommend measures in line with the strategy.  A good understanding of how efficiency measures relates to RdSAP rating/CO2 emissions will be an important part of the role.

You will manage our pilot schemes through our Innovation Hub to enable us to gather intelligence on cost, performance and reliability of innovative internal/external insulation measures. You will support in identifying any new and existing products coming to the market that may assist in delivering the strategy.

This role is based from our office in Stratford Upon Avon, but you will be an Agile worker. This means we are fully flexible to allow a few days home working per week, which will be arranged locally with your manager. You will need to be able to come into the office to suit the needs of the business.


About you

As our ideal Project Surveyor, you will have:

  • Experience in a similar position with an expertise around energy efficiency and understand the outcomes of how efficiency measures relates to RdSAP rating/CO2 emissions
  • Experience across small value projects including pre contract and post contract administration
  • Knowledge of relevant property and legislation with a specific focus on energy efficiency
  • Knowledge of carrying out dynamic site surveys and applying your technical expertise to establish what specific measures are required
  • Strong communication skills, and be able to build strong relationships with key stakeholders across the business and external suppliers
  • Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA) certification would be advantageous
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision, with a high degree of initiative


Why apply?
We know that great people are central to achieving our ambitions and as such we want everyone to have a voice and make a positive difference.

Orbit being placed as a Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for, for the second consecutive year, demonstrates we place people at the heart of everything we do. We continue to create a culture that celebrates diversity and an environment where everyone feels able to contribute towards achieving together.

We have a corporate learning programme, opportunities for professional development, a leading reward and recognition package and our people tell us Orbit is a great place to work for.

At Orbit, our people are enthusiastic and passionate about making a real difference to our customers and communities. We are one team where everyone is connected and encouraged to have the freedom to think differently.

We all contribute to the future of the business and take pride in what we do, the results we achieve and the difference we make. The bedrock of Orbit’s commercial ‘Profit for a Purpose’ approach is our values that under pin the way we work on a daily basis.

We put the safeguarding of our customers, colleagues and contractors at the heart of everything we do and as such, certain roles will be subject to a DBS check.


About us

We are one of the UK’s leading housing groups providing high quality, good value homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East.  We are a developing housing association that owns and manages 45,000 homes and builds 2,000 new homes every year.

Our customers are at the centre of everything we do. We provide all sorts of homes for all sorts of people and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and flourish.  We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and discounted gym membership, 27 days holiday entitlement and pension scheme.


To apply for this role please submit your CV which demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need.

Application deadline: 24 January 2021