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Clerk of Works

  • Job reference: JAMC680
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels), Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: A Local Authority based in East London is looking for a Clerk of Works to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant surveying/construction qualification, strong experience within construction/building/maintenance teams and ideally a strong background in Local Authority projects.

The main purpose of the role is to be a key part of the Property and Asset Management team (PAM), delivering quality control, quantity checks and inspections service ensuring best value in relation to all construction projects values to £30m, ensuring that contractors meet the specified standards required.

The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;

To undertake activities on site that ensure quality control of works and site operations in line with Contract requirements.
To carry out monthly valuation checks received from contractors, check these against the specification to ensure the correct works have been carried out, check the physical quantities and that they are in accordance with the Actual Maximum Price (AMP) and sign off the valuation on Contracts with an Annual budget of £30m.
To gather information on work progress, quantifying and recording details on behalf of the Project Manager, Contract Administrator or Head of PAM.
To undertake and record surveys of the condition of buildings for a variety of purposes, including condition surveys in support of investment planning, leaseholders section 20 confirmation that the works are required.
To carry out inspections of below ground drainage or sewer works and of any works that will be not visible on completion, prior to acceptance of works done and covering.
To ensure that sites conform to Health and Safety regulations and form a safe working environment.
To act as a Clerk of Works in single or multi-disciplinary teams, as directed by the Project Manager, organising and supervising projects/programmes on a day-to-day basis or to deliver specific projects or programmes as specified by management.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

A building/construction related qualification
At least 10 years' experience of the operational aspects of building construction or refurbishment.
Evidence of continuing professional development
Experience of using ICT to analyse and present information to a high standard
Ability to plan, manage, monitor, and control constructors, including ability to act on own initiative and meet deadlines
Ability to provide guidance and direction to individuals and teams, and gain commitment and ownership.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £24 p/hr Umbrella ltd (approx. £600 NET p/week after deductions) for the duration of the role. If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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