Careers

Are you a technically-minded person who's keen to work with people on site? In that case, a job in building control may be just the thing for you as it offers a unique opportunity to be involved in virtually all aspects of the construction process.

It's a professional career with professional qualifications and endless variety.

Every day will be different and the buildings you'll deal with with range from private homes to, later in your career, hospitals, commercial properties and even stadiums.

You'll get the chance to work with a variety of people from technical experts and construction professionals through to the general public and you'll make a difference, helping to make buildings comfortable, safe, accessible and sustainable.

Browse current local authority building control jobs

Find a building control job

We advertise local council building control jobs from throughout England and Wales.

Bhavesh Patel wins Trainee of the Year 2018

Read about his nomination and watch a video where he explains about his experience with building control and how he feels winning this fantastic award.

Read Angela's story

Angela Edwards is a Building Control Manager at Bassetlaw Council. Angela was interested in buildings from an early age and entered into building control at a time when few other women did.

Read Jack's story

Jack Pritchard won LABC's Trainee of the Year award in 2016 - read his story.