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Clerk Of Works - Building & Construction

Posted 21 February by Maloy & Flynn Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Clerk Of Works - Building & Construction




Daventry, Northamptonshire


20/02/2018 (19:25) Just Added


Maloy & Flynn


We are looking for a Clerk of Works within Engineering & Surveying who has significant knowledge of Building & Construction projects. Your main duty and responsibility is to make sure that work is carried out to the standards, specification and schedules required by the Contract and that the Contractor carries out the works in accordance with the Works Information (NEC Contract term) in the Contract. You shall make sure that the correct materials and workmanship is used and that the correct quality of work is achieved. You will be responsible for carrying out inspections and ensuring that any necessary tests are completed, recording the results and notifying the Project Manager and Contractor of results. In order to undertake these duties and responsibilities you shall do the following: • Familiarise yourself with all the relevant drawings and specifications and Works Information (NEC Contract term) and written instructions and check them. • Use the above when inspecting the work. • Undertake and record visual inspections. • Undertake, witness and record tests. • Take and record measurements and samples on site to make sure that the work and the materials meet the specifications and quality standards. • Familiarise yourself with legal requirements as may be reasonably expected in the course of your duties and checking that the work complies with them. • Have a working knowledge of health and safety legislation, comply with that legislation and any Site Rules and bring any shortfalls observed to the attention of the Project Manager and Contractor. • Establish a good working relationship with the Contractor and Sub-contractors and act "in a spirit of mutual trust and co-operation" (NEC Contract). • Produce records and reports for the Project Manager. • Produce a general daily report. • Record the following: o Progress and any delays. o The number and type of workers employed and hours worked. o Weather conditions. o Visitors to the site. o Drawings and information received. o Deliveries. o Instructions (in accordance with the Contract). o Details of any significant events including any serious deficiencies in health or safety performance observed while on site. • Assisting and advising the Project Manager to resolve any problems that may occur on site. All records will be maintained on a standard sheet (form to be agreed with the Project Manager) in both hard copy and electronic format and stored in accordance with the standard filing system. The period of your appointment will be for the duration of the works on site and whilst defects, should there be any, are being rectified. This is likely to be at 7.5 hours per day for a minimum of 4 days per week for an initial period of 5 months, after this period, these arrangements will be subject to review depending on workload. Your working arrangements in terms of location and communications will be agreed with the Project Manager unless there are cost or operational implications, when prior authorisation must be obtained from the Construction & Development Manager or Operations Manager. We are currently constructing two buildings with associated outside areas these being a primary school and a commercial/industrial unit so the applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have relevant experience and knowledge relating to those projects. From July 2018, we will be letting a contract to demolish its existing Waste Transfer Station (WTS) and construct a new WTS, vehicle workshop and external works such a surface water attenuation and concrete yard slabs. Membership of the Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate of GB is desirable, but not essential. Any PPE necessary for you to undertake your duties will be provided.

Reference: 34528200

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