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Clerk of Works

Ref MAX8678 Job Posted 08/04/2019 Region Midlands and East Anglia Location South Leicester Salary Circa £30k - £40k pa OR hourly / daily rate Salary Band Up to £59,999 TypePermanent Consultant Stuart Hackett

A Clerk of Works vacancy exists to join a busy Chartered QS and PM practice operating out of their South Leicester Office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out site inspections across multiple projects, largely within the residential sector and providing a short report. The hiring company are looking for a knowledgeable construction professional familiar with construction technology and modern methods of construction, to inspect sites largely across the Midlands, however on occasions projects may be further afield.

The hiring company is open to candidates who would prefer to carry out the role on a part-time basis or full-time basis, as well as candidate hoping to be employed on a PAYE basis or through their own limited company.

Project Details

Projects will largely be new build and refurbishment projects and there is strong emphasis within this role towards projects in the residential sector. The majority of projects will be within the Midlands and surrounding areas, however on occasions the hiring company will carry out work further afield.

Responsibilities and Duties

Note: There is some flexibility for candidates to be based from home and travel to the office only when required when fulfilling this role.

Duties will include:

  • Regular site visits – mainly in the Midlands
  • Inspecting contractors work based on specifications, plans, building regulations etc
  • Report writing
  • Snagging inspections
  • Identifying and reporting a defects

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Knowledgeable construction professional with experience in a similar role previously. This could include clerk or works, building control / warranty inspector or site manager
  • Ideally you will have previous experience of working in the residential sector
  • Good knowledge or building regulations and the ability to read construction drawings
  • IT literate
  • Report writing skills

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • CSCS Card or similar

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a successful, busy Chartered QS and PM practice based in the South of Leicester, just off the A6. They have an enviable workload of projects and can see their workflow for circa 5 years to come, offering fantastic stability.

As well as this, they are a sociable office who work closely together and have a collaborative working environment. They are fully focussed on supporting employees with career development, further education, training and professional memberships.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Circa £30k - £40k Basic salary

+ Pension
+ Business mileage paid on travel

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