Building Surveyor DFG

Requisition ID: 46362

Domain: Support Services/Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Building Surveyor DFG to join our partnership team in North East Lincolnshire Council, Grimsby on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a £22,000 – £30,000, depending on experience, and benefits package.

EQUANS have identified a great opportunity to introduce a building surveyor to their Professional Services Team (TDT) to support the delivery of adaptations to domestic properties in the form of Disabled Facility Grants (DFG).  EQUANS are looking to employ a confident and motivated professional to work at the North East Lincolnshire contract who is looking for career and personal development opportunities.  The successful candidate will be responsible to the DGF Manager and assist with the design and delivery of DFG construction projects as part of a group of building surveyors. 

What will you deliver?

The applicant will be required to be competent on CAD and will assist to develop plans to support specific DFG construction work. 

The role will focus on the following requirements:

  • To provide design and technical support to building construction projects. Design of projects through site visits and the development of plans and specifications to deliver the requirements identified in the clinical assessment using Auto CAD/2D & 3D packages.
  • Assist with providing technical advice and guidance on domestic property and or DFG construction projects.
  • The assist to develop briefs, specifications, scopes of work or any other technical information to contribute to the delivery of DFG schemes, procurement and Client’s briefings.
  • To develop their knowledge to ensure all technical information provided is accurate to legislative standards, ACoPs and best practice.
  • To assist to manage as part of their development minor works and property construction projects utilising the project management process and principals within Equans.
  • To assist, as part of their development, with the issuing of works orders ensuring compliance with legislative, contractual and workmanship requirements including the briefing and commissioning of all consultants and clients.
  • To assist as part of their development to prepare option appraisals, feasibility studies, estimates and the production of technical reports as required. Ensure that value is added to the work of the
  • Section through innovation and creativity. Advising Clients and Service Managers on options and recommendations.
  • To assist as part of their development to direct and monitor works to include contract variations, project costs and final accounts as appropriate. Assist in evaluating and determining appropriate actions where problems occur and report to client.
  • Operate within the policies, systems, and business plans of Asset Management and the EQUANS.
  • To delivery all works with compliance to Equans Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality (SHEQ) standards and policies in line with ISO 45001 (Health & Safety), 14001 (Environmental) & ISO 9001 (Quality).
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected at this level.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a salary of £22,000 – £30,000, depending on experience, and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

    • Experience and qualification Auto CAD/2D & 3D packages.
    • Experience in a building design or maintenance environment with experience in a variety of property construction projects.
      • IT skills and experience of working with database systems are essential in ensuring an effective service.
      • An understanding of relevant legislation and regulations is essential.
      • Numeracy, statistical, communication and presentation skills are desirable.
      • Experience of Building Regulations and planning applications is desirable.
      • Experience of CDM Regulations 2015 is desirable.
      • HNC Building Technology or a related qualification with supported experience is desirable.
      • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise work to achieve deadlines
      • Adaptable to change and new ways of working

This role includes a DBS Enhanced with Barred List check therefore ability to pass is essential.

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.


As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.