If you are looking to be a building control officer then you will have normally completed a qualification in Building control to be able to assess whether a building site is following the correct procedures and regulations when doing their building project. You will check for public health and fire regulations and need to be able to explain to customers how things need to be followed and what they need to be doing to achieve the correct regulations.
Building control officers can earn around £21,000 to £26,000 a year. Once you have experience then your earnings can be between £27,000 and £38,000 a year. Senior officers can earn up to £50,000 a year. Good problem-solving, excellent communication and negotiating skills are essential if you want to be a building control officer.
If you are looking to write a covering letter to support your application, please see the below covering letter.
Building Control Officer Cover Letter
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
Mrs. A. Manager
Application for the role of Building Control Officer
I would like to apply for the role of Building Control Officer which you have advertised in (where) and (when).
I completed a BTEC in Building Control in (when) and am now looking to pursue my career in this area. I have looked into the role thoroughly and also done some work experience through my training working with architects and builders in relation to the project they are doing.
I feel that I have excellent communication and negotiation skills and I can communicate with many different types of people. I am very keen to continue with my learning with building control and would like to work with all areas and people to continue learning.
I have always had a keen interest in buildings and ensuring that they are built in accordance with strict regulations to make sure that everyone is kept safe and free from harm both whilst the building is in progress and once it is built and in use.
I have enclosed my CV for your consideration. Should you have any interest in my skills, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV.