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Clerk of Works

Wandsworth Council
Reed House, Frogmore Depot
£40,854 - £49,503 per annum
Closing date
19 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Site Management

Job Details

Clerk of Works
Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time (36 hours)

The Major Works Section is seeking a Clerk of Works to monitor and report on the Client Housing and Regeneration Departments building contracts, involving multi-trade work to occupied residential properties, using both traditional and non-traditional forms of contract. Projects include new build housing, major estate refurbishments and cyclic maintenance with an annual budget in excess of £30M.

About the role
Existing experience of the role is preferred but applications will be particularly welcome from construction supervisors with relevant technical knowledge and background experience of quality control and health and safety on site.  

You will also need to be able to communicate effectively with tenants, leaseholders, contractors and consultants.

This position is integral to ensuring the Housing & Regeneration Department continues to achieve its high-quality standards of work during the current period of dynamic change within the borough and presents an exciting opportunity for professional development.

The post attracts Car User Allowance, for which you must hold a current conviction free driving licence and use of a car insured for business purposes. 

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  1. Experience of clerking and monitoring building contracts on occupied property, particularly to residential properties.
  2. Experience with the interpretation of specifications, drawings and contract administrators’ instructions.
  3. Experience of the implementation and control of Health & Safety Legislation in respect of a major works project.
  4. Ability to keep accurate records, including schedules and Clerk of works daily reports.
  5. Ability to be firm, direct but sympathetic to the needs of the contract and the residents.

Closing Date: Sunday 19th May 2024
Shortlisting Date: W/C 20th May 2024
Interview Date: TBC


Company info
020 8871 7514
2nd Floor
17-27 Garratt Lane
SW18 4AE

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