Clerk Of Works - Orpington, Kent

Orpington (Locality), London (Greater)
Competitive + Benefits
30 May 2019
Surveying, Technical
Contract Type
Full Time

With ongoing plans for growth an expansion our client is now looking to recruit for a Clerk of Works job in Orpington on a permanent basis.

Our client is an award winning multidisciplinary consultancy with over 200 staff and offices in London, Kent, Essex, Hants, Cambridgeshire and the Wes Midlands, providing services to the construction and property industry across the UK. Working across projects sectors including commercial, healthcare, education, industrial, retail, mixed-use and residential and offering services across a wide range of disciplines including Architecture, BIM, M&E, Engineering, Surveying, Project Management and H&S.

Role & Responsibilities

  • 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 on weekly intervals
  • Organising snagging and “end of defects” inspections with the Client in attendance
  • Liaising with Building Contractors and preparing reports for Contract Administrators / Project Managers.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Preferably qualified (MICWCI)
  • Be able to demonstrate experience in both new-build and refurbishment, predominantly housing
  • Capable of working under their own initiative and as part of a group

Salary & Package

  • Competitive Salary
  • 24 Days Holiday
  • Working hours: 09.00 – 17.00, Monday to Friday

What you get back

  • Training – Practical and financial assistance to all personnel
  • Social events – Summer BBQ’s, Christmas Party, theatre trips and much more
  • Team Events – Sporting activities including go-karting, snowboarding and bubble football
  • Free parking close to office
  • Excellent Contributory Pension

What employees say

“I joined in 2008 as a Defects Coordinator with the vision of expanding my knowledge in construction. With the business’ support, I enrolled onto a HNC in Building Studies which led onto a degree in Quantity Surveying. I now work as an Employer’s Agent, managing a variety of schemes and I thoroughly enjoy my job and thank the business and my colleagues for the continual encouragement and assistance they provide for me to achieve my career goals.”

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