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Clerk of Works

Posted 10 days ago by Pertemps
Location Kirkintilloch Job Type Temporary
Salary £115 - £150 per day Sector Building & Construction
Our client who is based in Kirkintilloch, has an exciting opportunity for a Clerk of Works, on a temporary basis until end of March 2020.Candidates must have a full driving licence and Basic Disclosure Scotland dated within the last 12 months.Hours of work are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The Pay rate will be £115 per day.A full driving licence is required for this role as there will be travel between sites within East Dunbartonshire.Role purpose:Conducting pre/post physical inspections of housing stock as part of the implementation of capital works improvements; most particularly with reference to a large-scale electrical rewire programme.Assisting the Development Adviser (Existing Stock) with the provision of advice and assistance on a full range of Housing Property Capital services.Assisting with the delivery of an effective Strategic Housing Capital programme to deliver sustainable, quality housing in compliance with the Scottish Housing Quality Standards (SHQS), Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) and other quality and sustainability targets.Job role:
  • Taking part in pre-installation surveys, alongside electrical rewire contractors and customer liaison officers, to agree an approach to the rewiring of council properties.
  • Conducting pre/post physical inspections of housing stock as part of the implementation a large-scale electrical rewire programme.
  • Carry out inspection of works undertaken by all internal operational teams and external contractors to ensure full compliance.
  • Inspections to include:
  1. All electrical work carried out as per the contract documents and according to the terms of the 17th Edition of the Institute of Electrical Engineer Regulations
  2. Workmanship is of the required standard
  3. Materials are of the specified quality
  4. Construction is sound
  5. Progress meets requirements
  6. Checking/verification of electrical compliance certificates as submitted by contractors for approval by the supervising officer
  7. The checking of dayworks submitted by Contractors ensuring that all items are correct
  8. The maintenance of daily diaries with details of progress, weather and visitors to sites
  9. The interpretation of development adviser instructions
  10. The preparation of weekly reports detailing progress, weather and labour returns
  11. To establish effective tenant liaison where necessary in the performance of duties
Key Skills:
  • Technical knowledge of Housing and/or Property Maintenance operations within the construction industry
  • Up to date knowledge of key housing legislation, such as relating to SHQS and EESSH
  • Knowledge of capital programme and development delivery
  • Understanding of building processes and materials.
  • Understanding of current building regulations and site Health & Safety matters.
  • Report writing and documentation ability
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience as a Clerk of Works or as a technical adviser/supervisor to the building trades.
  • HNC/HND in a construction related subject or trade based qualification and/or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge & understanding of the 17th Edition of the Institute of Electrical Engineering Regulations
  • Sound knowledge of current Building Regulations and CDM legislation
  • Full driving licence