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  • Location South East England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Circa £55,000 + Bonus + Travel
  • Ref 12908
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Clerk of Works Job in Hertfordshire

Clerk of Works job covering Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex and Suffolk. Our established multidisciplinary consultancy client now requires a Clerk of Works to join their site inspection team, working site-based/remotely. You will be working on new build residential/high-rise developments for their public sector and private developer clients. Experienced Site Managers looking to transition to a Clerk of Works role, or an existing Clerk of Works will be considered. Offering a salary of circa £55k + mileage + discretionary bonus.

The consultancy offers a multitude of services including project management, surveying, cost consultancy, and design management, and specialise in residential and affordable housing projects for RPs, Local Authorities and developers. With over 100 employees and 4 offices, they are continuing to grow with a strong pipeline of work across London, Midlands and the Southeast.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Site visits throughout the duration of the project
  • Check that all elements of construction are in accordance with the relevant regulations, Codes of Practice, British Standards and the Contract Documents; with specific attention given to fire safety
  • Check all works, materials, and products are in accordance with the Contract Specification and drawings
  • Issue memo of any defective works to employers agent
  • Monitor the Contractor’s Programme and report any delays or failures to the Client
  • Inspect the NHBC Site Book and check that all entries are being correctly dealt with
  • Report any contravention of Health & Safety regulations to the client
  • Participate in benchmark snagging exercises
  • Carry out pre-handover snagging and de-snagging inspections; these will include a basic performance test on services, and issue the relevant lists to the contractor
  • Attend handover inspections and check handover documentation
  • Complete Site Inspection Reports to Client & Employer’s Agents and to submit within deadlines
  • Carry out End of Defect Inspections and report on after-care issues where appropriate.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3 + years’ experience within site inspection (can be a site manager looking to transition to a Clerk of Works role or a current clerk of works)
  • Experience with multi-storey / high-rise developments would be advantageous
  • Ideally MICWCI, MCABE, MCIOB, MRICS or willing to work towards
  • Must have excellent technical construction knowledge
  • Experience with external wall systems / cladding and facades would be advantageous
  • Excellent report writing skills and experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • UK Driving Licence and Own Car.

What you get back

  • Salary of Circa £55,000 + Mileage (Negotiable)
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • 28 Days holiday (+ birthday + Christmas)
  • Contributory Pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Support with professional subscriptions.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Clerk of Works Job in Hertfordshire – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Job Ref: 12908)

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