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Senior Clerk of Works

Up to £525.43 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Apply2019-09-02 13:33:102020-01-31Resourcing Group

Senior Clerk of Works

Date posted: September 2, 2019
Up to £525.43 per day
London, England
Job description

My Client a West London Local Authority is seeking a Senior Clerk of Works for a 6 month contract

The role is as follows:

To act as an impartial, independent inspector You will be responsible for ensuring that work is carried out to the Council's standards, specification and schedule. You will ensure the correct materials are used, that the workmanship is of a high quality.

Description Of Duties

Review contract documentation including drawings, specifications and contract conditions.

Advise upon the practical implications of implementing the designs and draw attention to any areas for improvement.

Inspect construction works for compliance with contract documentation, contract instructions and good practice.

Identify any specialist testing that may be required and witness whilst in progress.

Inspect construction works for compliance with statutory regulations e.g. Building Regulations, CDM Regulations, Health and Safety at Work Act and Control of Asbestos Regulations.

Keep appropriate records of conditions and progress on site. Ensure that such records are comprehensive and well-structured so as to assist with the administration of the contract.

Provide a weekly written report to the Project Manager and other members of the project team as directed.

Liaise with residents and resident groups to address any areas of dissatisfaction for example by recording concerns about site cleanliness and advising the contractor of the remedial measures required.

Carry out inspections to record any defects which become apparent after the completion of works and pass those records to the appropriate person as identified within the contract.

Ensure that the highest standards of probity are maintained through compliance with Financial Standing Orders and that any discrepancies are reported to the Head of Asset Investment.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

A construction trade or management qualification.

Keeps up to date with changes to processes, tools, knowledge and technology for job/work

Acts within the limits of own authority

Shows initiative by identifying problems/risks that need to be resolved, and seeks advice when unclear

Complies with all legislation & health and safety policies, takes responsibility for own health and safety

Works with other service areas to seek supply advice and assistance

Takes ownership and responsibility for resolving customer enquires promptly at point of contact and only refers to others when appropriate

Deals fairly and equitably with all customers, taking into account their diverse needs

Presents and passes on information promptly

Experience of inspecting construction work for compliance with contract documentation, regulations and good practice

Demonstrable knowledge of construction technology

Knowledge of the contractual terms contained within the standard forms of building contract as applicable to the role of Clerk Of Works

Understanding of the regulations governing health and safety in the context of the role

Understanding of equality and diversity issues as applicable to the execution of construction schemes in the social housing sector

Competence in the use of IT tools including Microsoft systems e.g Word, Excel, Outlook

Ability to interpret contract documentation including construction drawings and specifications

Ability to inspect construction works for compliance with contract documentation, regulations and good practice

Ability to provide written reports that are clear and concise

Excellent communication, negation and influencing skills

Please only apply for this position if you have the relevant Senior experience as a Clerk of Works for either a Local Authority or Housing Association.

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: Senior Clerk of Work_1567427589

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