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City, Birmingham ATS Recruitment

Clerk of Works

Birmingham

Permanent

Salary £45,000 - £60,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits

The Client

Our client who are skilled interdisciplinary team offers a comprehensive range of construction consultancy services across a wide range of sectors: housing, education, health, care, blue light, commercial, and regeneration and mixed use. They are an industry leader. They specialise in analysing defects and put together efficient, effective recovery plans for any property type, included listed buildings.

Are you ready to embark on a thrilling career adventure? We present an exhilarating opportunity for a Senior Clerk of Works to become an integral part of our vibrant Birmingham team, with the added perk of potential hybrid working arrangements. Get ready to dive into a diverse spectrum of projects, including the pivotal areas of cladding remediation and high-risk buildings across housing and care sectors.

The Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will encompass

  • Vigilantly monitoring and inspecting ongoing work, even that of our dedicated sub-contractors, ensuring strict compliance with project specifications.
  • Playing the role of quality advocate by promptly reporting any instances of workmanship or materials that fall short of our high standards, directly to the Project Manager and Principal Contractor.
  • Keeping the wheels of progress turning smoothly by preparing and submitting detailed Clerk of Works reports and efficiently managing task allocation and tracking, employing cutting-edge tools like Fieldview or similar systems.
  • Exceeding expectations by diligently adhering to reporting guidelines that align with the specific scope of services we offer.
  • Maintaining a meticulously detailed diary of work progress, identifying potential delays, subpar workmanship or materials, site visitors, and weather conditions on a weekly basis.
  • Being the eyes and ears on the ground, swiftly recording any incidents or situations that could potentially disrupt project timelines, and immediately notifying the Project Manager.
  • Offering practical and expert advice as needed to the Project Manager, providing valuable insights that keep the building contract on the right track.
  • Adeptly identifying and addressing any queries related to drawings and specifications, ensuring seamless coordination between all project documents. You'll also play a pivotal role in evaluating drawings during the pre-construction phase if requested.
  • Showcasing your dedication by attending project sites and offering a comprehensive service in line with the requirements of the building contract.

Requirements

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • A strong track record showcasing relevant experience in high-risk building cladding remediation works or construction projects, demonstrating your expertise in this critical area.
  • A membership with RICS, CIOB, or ICWCI, with the ability to become chartered if you aren't already, making you an integral part of our professional community.
  • Proficiency in harnessing the power of modern technology, including tablets, to enhance your work efficiency and effectiveness.
  • A history of using Fieldview software, demonstrating your adaptability and expertise in utilising cutting-edge tools.

Rewards

  • Scottish Windows pension and salary sacrifice (4.5% contribution matched)
  • Life assurance cover for all colleagues (x4 annual salary
  • Medicash, health plan
  • Professional development scheme
  • Flexible working hourly
  • Hybrid working
  • Birthday leave
  • Long-service leave
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