Freelance Surveyors Required

Due to continued growth of our roofing Competent Person Scheme, CompetentRoofer, we are looking to recruit a number of freelance Roofing Surveyors within England and Wales.

CompetentRoofer is a UKAS accredited Competent Person Scheme Licensed by DCLG (Department of Communities Local Government) and whose members carry our roof refurbishments.

CompetentRoofer Surveyors visit member’s work in progress to confirm that the work is being carried out in compliance with the Building Regulations and to relevant industry standards.  Additionally he/she may carry out office audits of prospective members.

The candidate

Prospective candidates can apply from all areas of general building.  Candidates cannot apply if they are currently employed or working with an active roofing contractor, however ex or retired roofers will be welcomed.  The successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the current Building Regulations and industry standards relevant to the refurbishment of pitched, flat and metal roofing (although additional training in specific disciplines will be provided to the right candidate).

The candidate should:

  • Have access to a computer/tablet and broadband internet
  • Have a mobile phone
  • Be able to work within a 50 mile radius of base location
  • Be able to provide minimum of two day response to workload given
  • Be able to carry out 3 to 4 inspections per week when workload dictates
  • Be able to agree attendance of bi-annual training sessions

Area Requirement

All areas considered but especially Leeds/Bradford, Lincoln, Hertfordshire, East Anglia, Kent, West Midlands, South Wales and the South West (Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall).


We pay a fixed fee (including travel) per site inspection and enhanced fees for inspection of commercial works and member audits.  If you are required to work beyond a 50 mile radius of your home location then we pay mileage at 25p per mile.

This position will suit either a recently retired roofer or a roofing consultant wanting to expand their portfolio.   If you are interested in this position, please email your CV and a covering letter to CompetentRoofer care of Caroline Smith-Wright

Mar 05, 2012 - All news

CompetentRoofer can provide:

  • Quotes from the CEO and key people from within the company
  • Images of members' work, events and exhibitions
  • Media information from our members.

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Press Contact

Laura Mason - PR & Marketing Coordinator