Clerk Of Works - #982308

Wilde Recruitment Ltd

Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Wilde Recruitment Ltd

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Clerk of Works to join our team in overseeing construction projects within the council and highways domain. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring that construction activities adhere to the specified standards, regulations, and contractual requirements. This position falls outside of IR35 regulations.


  1. Quality Assurance:

    • Conduct regular inspections of construction sites to ensure compliance with project specifications, drawings, and relevant regulations.

    • Monitor the quality of workmanship, materials, and construction methods to ensure adherence to industry standards.

  2. Documentation and Reporting:

    • Maintain detailed records of construction activities, including daily logs, inspection reports, and photographs.

    • Generate comprehensive reports on project progress, identifying any deviations from plans and proposing corrective actions.

  3. Compliance and Regulation:

    • Ensure that construction activities align with local council regulations, highways standards, and other applicable codes.

    • Collaborate with relevant authorities to obtain necessary permits and approvals.

  4. Communication:

    • Act as a liaison between contractors, project managers, and relevant stakeholders to communicate project requirements and expectations.

    • Provide regular updates on project status and address any concerns promptly.

  5. Problem Resolution:

    • Identify and address construction issues promptly, working closely with contractors to find effective solutions.

    • Collaborate with project managers to resolve conflicts and challenges in a timely manner.

  6. Safety and Risk Management:

    • Monitor and enforce health and safety protocols on construction sites, promoting a culture of safety.

    • Identify potential risks and work with stakeholders to implement mitigation measures.

  7. Cost Control:

    • Keep track of project costs related to construction activities and report any variances to the budget.

    • Collaborate with the finance team to ensure accurate and timely invoicing.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Clerk of Works in construction projects, particularly within the council and highways sector.

  • Knowledge of relevant construction codes, regulations, and best practices.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.

  • Relevant qualifications in construction management or a related field.

Other Requirements: This position falls outside IR35 regulations.

If you are a dedicated and experienced Clerk of Works with a passion for ensuring the successful delivery of construction projects in the council and highways sector, we encourage you to apply. Join our dynamic team and contribute to the growth and excellence of our projects.

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