Employment Opportunity – Building Surveyor / Certifier – Brisbane CBD

Philip Chun is a leading multi – disciplinary consulting company providing certification, building code, accessibility, fire and life safety consulting services to the construction and development industry.

We currently have a position available for a Building Surveyor / Certifier in our Brisbane Office.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience applying the Building Code of Australia and Queensland Development Code.
  • Solid understanding of planning Act 2016 and Building Act 1975 processes for certification in Queensland.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively manage the compliance process for complex class 2-9 buildings.
  • Excellent interpersonal written communication and problem-solving skills.
  • A long-term interest in contributing to, and promoting, this critical role in the construction industry.
  • A desire to work as a part of a busy team in dynamic team environment.

To be considered to this position you must possess:

  • A minimum 3-5 year’s Commercial Experience as a Building Regulation Consultant or Accredited Certifier in either the Local Government or private sector.
  • Registration as an Accredited Building Certifier – Building Surveying Grade 1.  However consideration will be given to candidates who are close to achieving registration.
  • Demonstrated experience in certification work for a variety of class 2-9 building projects.
  • Extensive experience with all aspects of the Building Code of Australia and Australian Standards.
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications.
  • A demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels.
  • The ability to work within a highly motivated team of consultants.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Membership or eligibility for membership with AIBS.
  • Computer and keyboard skills with knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office.
  • Open Driver’s Licence.
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out the day-to-day functions/role of a level 1 Building Certifier.
  • Prepare and issue inspection reports.
  • Assessing applications and issuing the Building Development Approval and Certificate of Occupancy.
  • BCA assessment and reporting, including carrying out inspections of building.
  • Written and verbal advice to clients in a consulting role.
  • Provision of preliminary and concept stage compliance advice.
  • Assessment of performance-based solutions a on all classes of buildings including liaising with fire safety engineers and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services.
  • Auditing of buildings.
  • Mentoring of cadet Building Surveyors.

Salary Package:

An attractive salary package commensurate with skills and experience will be negotiated with the successful applicant.


Please email your resume with a COVER LETTER outlining your suitability for the role to Brisbane@philipchun.com


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