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Clerk of Works

Job Description

A client within the Public Sector based in North London is currently recruiting for a Clerk of Works to join their fire safety team as soon as possible. The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to provide technical expertise to manage the quality of delivering a major high profile re-cladding project to high rise residential property.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • delivery of complex construction projects with a focus on fire safety with respect to cladding & curtain wall design.
  • a creative and innovative input across a diverse range of building components whilst managing various external contractors.
  • providing expert knowledge of high rise residential construction, robust administrative and contract management skills whilst working creatively with a range of internal and external colleagues and contractors.
  • be working in a front line environment with residents, understanding their specific needs and requirements, including those who are vulnerable, elderly and disabled.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require to hold an appropriate engineering or building qualification or significant equivalent work experience as a Quality Inspector or Clerk of Works.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • ability to use initiative to meet the needs of our properties and neighbourhoods creatively and innovatively to explore possibilities for improvement and more effective delivery.
  • excellent working knowledge of building pathology across a range of property types alongside an understanding of Mechanical and Electrical installations and their functionality in domestic property.
  • excellent organisation skills and have the ability to manage budget and performance monitoring and reflect and address trends and patterns in relation to these.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £350 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.

How to Apply

If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.

Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all construction-related vacancies across the region.

Referral Bonus

If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them. If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.