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Clerk of Works

  • Job reference: JAMC708
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in Hertfordshire is looking for a Clerk of Works to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate will have minimum BTEC Higher National qualification (HNC/HND), TBC contract knowledge, client side experience and ideally experience in local authority/public sector projects.

The main purpose of the role is to act as the clients' representative on site making sure that building work is carried out to the client's standards, specifications and schedules.

The Clerk of Works will be based on site most of the time or make regular visits to the site or sites; if more than one site is being worked on by the Service Providers (Contractors). The Clerk of Works will be vigilant in their inspections of a large range of technical, as well as Health and Safety aspects of the work.

The main responsibilities of the role will include the following;

Be self-motivated, self-supporting with the best interests of the project and residents uppermost.
Familiar with the specification of works any relevant drawings, change orders and written instructions, checking them, and using them as a reference when inspecting the work
Make visual inspections of the sites and work taking place. Provide support to both the Service Provider and Project Manager.
Take measurements and samples on site to make sure that the work and the materials being used meet the specifications and quality standards
Be familiar with legal requirements and checking that the work complies with them.
Have a working knowledge of health and safety legislation and bring any shortfalls observed to the attention of the person(s) concerned, as well as the Project Manager.

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

BTEC Higher National qualification (HNC/HND)
foundation degree or degree in construction or engineering or relevant experience.
Level 2 SVQ/NVQ Diploma in Site Inspection or relevant experience.
Driving Licence and access to their own transport.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £22 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (approx. £550 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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