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Clerk of Works

  • Job reference: JAMC767
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels), Maintenance Surveyors (All Levels), Project Management
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Job description: 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 role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant construction qualification, strong experience within construction works and refurbishments, TPC Contract knowledge and ideally a strong background in Local Authority 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. Also responsible for ensuring that the correct materials and workmanship are used and that the client is given the required quality of work and value for money.

The successful candidate must have experience dealing with External refurbishment works, contractor management and asset management IT software.

The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;

Be required to keep detailed records of various aspects of the work, which they will put together in regular weekly / monthly reports for the Project Manager and the Client.
Attend any meetings where required to provide information and present their reports.
Sign off partially and fully completed works, as part of the certification process to make payments to the Service Provider.
Act as the first point of contact in resolving complaints received from residents, their representatives and members of the public.
Participate in customer satisfaction surveys and ensure they are carried out impartially and without duress.
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.
Attend and accept handovers and carry out independent end of day checks on behalf of the Client.
Be flexible and work as part of a team.
Be physically fit and able to climb and descend Ladders and Scaffolds unaided.
Deputise for their line manager when he/she is unavailable.
Attend team meetings and briefings and any relevant training courses.

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

A full relevant construction qualification
Experience with TPC Contracts
Building Construction and refurbishment knowledge
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

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £22 p/hr Umbrella ltd (approx. £530 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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