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Building Technician (Subsidence Mitigation and Repair)

Location: BVS Subsidence Ltd in Bolton
Type: Permanent
Salary: £18,000-£21,000 depending on experience, with OTE potential of £25,000-£30,000 per annum
Due to our continued expansion in the UK market, BVS Subsidence Ltd are 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 £18,000 to £21,000 per annum depending on experience
  • OTE of £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
  • Training
  • 3% contributory pension
  • 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!
This post is subject to the Disclosure & Barring Service checking process.
Please apply with CV and covering letter to:


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