Why work in building standards
- Meet some of your future colleagues (selected)
- Claire has a degree in architecture
- Danny joined us from London
- Work/life balance suits Linda's commitments
- Kevin studied architecture and urbanism
- Marianne's private sector experience
- Dougie's construction industry experience
- Tony appreciates the career opportunities
Meet some of your future colleagues
The team talk about why they love working in Edinburgh's building standards team and what's great about living in this city
Claire loves Edinburgh's diverse architectural and cultural scene but it's the random things that make it really interesting, including a skeleton in the foundations of a school project she was working on recently. Read Claire's story.
Danny loves the challenge of working in building standards as it carries huge responsibility.
You’re trusted to make the right decisions on behalf of the public and contribute to the growth of the city. Read Danny's story.
Linda says Edinburgh is a great place for families with a wonderful mix of schooling both independent and state schools to choose from. As we offer flexitime, mobile and home working, you can have a great work/life balance. Read Linda's story.
Kevin's BArch Hons and Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture and Urbanism allowed him to study the range of building styles the city offers and it's a passion he's carried through to his professional life. Read Kevin's story.
Marianne enjoys the challenges of being involved in developing the service to benefit the team and our clients, agents, architects, builders and homeowners. Read Marianne's story.
Coming from a trades and construction background, Dougie is energised by the fresh ideas and work practices being brought by new team members which are currently being introduced. Read Dougie's story.
Tony relishes making a differnce to the city's buildings. He sees encouraging a safer, energy efficient and sustainable construction industry as a crucial part of the job. Read Tony's story.