Clerk of Works

17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate about customer satisfaction and have experience as a Clerk of Works? Are looking for a challenging and dynamic role within a reputable and successful company? Our client might just have the role for you as they are recruiting for a Clerk of Works to join the team.

The Company

Our client is one of the largest housing associations in southern England and has a well-established reputation as a successful business with social objectives. They provide housing of all different types of customers who live in their almost 30,000 properties. With more than 900 colleagues, they`re an organisation that`s going places.

The Role

As their Clerk of Works, you will play an integral role within the business. You will be responsible for Providing Clerk of Works (C.O.W) services to a range of Reinvestment and Development schemes; to ensure that the work is carried out safely and in accordance with the Group`s standards, agreed specification and contract documents. Your duties include:

• Inspects construction work and ensure that the contractors and sub-contractors are complying with the contract documentation and producing work of good quality in a safe manner
• Issues instructions, within the remit of the contract process and budget, ensuring that instructions are fully documented and issued to the contract managers
• Responsible for the quality and handover of all cyclical works
• Records defective work and ensure this is rectified within the timeframes agreed within the contract
• Attendance and participation in all site meetings and at project meetings as requested

This is a Field Based role covering London and the South East

You Will Have

The Clerk of Works position will suit someone of a strong Trades background and someone who is experienced and qualified property maintenance professional with detailed knowledge of housing construction, component replacement and budget control and management.

You will have knowledge of all aspects of site management and quality assurance within cyclical decoration, planned works and new build development, with the ability to: review and agree specifications, manage programme and cash flow projections and make adjustments to align with budgets. You will also have:

• HNC/HND Building (or equivalent) or appropriate trade qualification
• Full valid Driving License with own transport
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

You will receive

In return for your hard work as a Clerk of Works, you will receive a salary of £38,000 - £40,000 as well as a range of benefits.
If you have the skills and experience to become our Clerk of Works, we want to hear from you. Click APPLY to view the full role profile and complete the application process.
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