Senior Clerk of Works

Posted 27 October 2023
Salary Up to £55-60k
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameSonny Butfoy

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a skilled interdisciplinary company who offer a comprehensive range of construction consultancy services, who are looking to appoint a Senior Clerk of Works on a permanent role.

This will be a full-time position based in Birmingham with a salary of up to £55,000 - £60,000pa.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in a spectrum of projects, including cladding and high-risk buildings across the housing and care sector.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Working on new build projects for social housing providers, local government organisations and schools

  • Overseeing rip and fit out contracts which include full retro-fitting

  • Liaising with building contractors and preparing reports for contract administrators/ project managers

  • Undertaking regular inspections of construction work to monitor progress

  • Verifying compliance with contractual drawings, specifications, warranty standards and employer’s requirements

  • Identifying discrepancies, preparing written reports with supporting photographs and organising snagging

  • Attending end of defects inspections with the client in attendance

Experience required:

  • Membership with RICS, CIOB or ICWCI

  • New-build projects

  • Multi-sector experience, including housing and care

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Retrofit

  • Dealing with contract administration

  • On-site diligence

  • Proficiency with modern technology

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Excellent starting salary

  • Birthday leave

  • Generous paid holiday

  • Flexible working at home when not on site

  • Professional development scheme to achieve ICWCI/CIOB membership

  • 4.5% pension scheme

Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours

  • Monday – Friday

  • Project work – site appointments

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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