Clerk of Works
Housing
Birmingham
£45k - £55k + Benefits

Clerk of Works / Quality Inspector

Ref: 210| Posted: 5th May 2021

Clerk of Works - High Rise Residential

Sector: Housing / Building / Construction 

Role: 

Working on housing and high rise residential projects, to ensure high standards / quality are delivered, with particular focus on packages such as Cladding and Steel Frame. 
 

Company:

Opportunity to join a reputable Housing & Building Main Contractor.

 

Duties:

  • To fully comprehend the detailed requirements of all drawings and specifications.
  • To visit on a regular basis sites and properties in order to:-
  • Check that the works are being carried out in accordance with the drawings and specification.
  • Monitor quality of materials and workmanship on a package specific basis.
  • Liaise with all  subcontractors, and resolve swiftly technical queries, problems, etc. that may arise.
  • Carry out spot checks on installations.
  • Try to anticipate and foresee difficulties on site and advise in good time so that the necessary instructions can be issued.
  • Take photographic evidence of works progress where necessary to record good practice, condition, events or deviations from the drawings and specification
  • Provide regualr progress and inspection reports
  • Ensure all works are completed satisfactorily so that a Certificate of Making Good Defects can be issued
  • Undertake pre-handover quality inspections (“snagging” and “back snagging” etc.). 

Requirements: 

To be considered for this Clerk of Works role you must meet the following criteria:

- Knowledge of Housing /  Building Sector.
- Ideally previous employment as a Clerk of Works. Candidates looking to transfer into role from a site management or design background may also be considered.
- Previous experience / knowledge in building sector projects such as Commercial, Mixed Use, Residential, Apartment Blocks, Student Accommodation, Hotels, Extra Care Housing, MOJ, Industrial, Education or Healthcare.

-Strong understanding / experience of Cladding and / or steel frame. 

-Ideally previous high rise residential experience (Flats / Apartments etc) 
- Previous Main Contractor employment would be ideal but not essential, candidates will also be considered from Subcontractors and Project Management Consultancies.
- Good communication skills. 
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc). 

Remuneration:

The successful Clerk of Works will receive:

*£45,000 - £55,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car / Allowance
*Healthcare
*Pension  
*Bonus

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.
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