Clerk of Works

West Midlands
£25.00 - £30.00 p hour
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Clerk of Works/Inspector on a Major Maintenance scheme

Reporting to the Site Manager. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
1. Assist with managing and administering the construction works in accordance with the contract.
2. Assisting with the implementation of the duties of the Principal Contractor under CDM and/or undertaking the role of the Supervisor under the NEC conditions of contract.
3. Assisting with the implementation of the Construction Phase Plan including ensuring compliance with the requirements (eg. site inductions and site rules).
4. Assist with ensuring that the construction programme is maintained.
5. Checking compliance with the relevant Quality Plans, Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Inspection and Test Plans.
6. Assist with the management and control of all site operations including monitoring progress and taking appropriate action to avoid overrun.
7. Assist with identifying all changes to the works and assist the Site Manager to ensure they are properly communicated including the issue of instructions to the contractor.
8. Understand roles and responsibilities within the site team.
9. Assist with the recording of work carried out.
10. Assist with ensuring temporary works are installed in accordance with the approved design details.
11. Assist with ensuring appropriate inspection, sampling and testing is carried out to verify compliance. Carrying out quality checks and witnessing, and reporting of any non-conformances.
12. Carrying out regular Safety, Health and Environmental inspections and reporting all accidents, incidents and near-misses.
13. Assist with monitoring the performance and operation of contractors. Ensure they are properly instructed in the safe execution of their work and programme requirements. Report on their progress.
14. Identify potential site records and feed back to the Site Manager.
15. Assist with the collation of all data necessary for the measurement of key performance indicators (KPIs)
16. Promoting a 'right first time' culture and the use of quality management procedures as a means of continuous improvement.
17. Producing detailed daily shift diary sheets
18. Promoting the introduction of innovation, and the recording/sharing of best practice and lessons learnt.
19. Promoting a partnering ethos to provide a working environment of co-operation, trust, respect, open communication and honesty.

Key relationships:

* Construction Management Team members (Construction Manager / Scheme Delivery Manager / Construction Team Leaders / Site Managers / Assistant Site Managers.
o Scheme Programme Manager,
o Area Engineer,
o Network Manager,
o Principal Designer,
o Health and Safety Manager,
o Environmental Manager,
o Design Team Leader.
* Highways England.
* Contractors and Suppliers.
* Key stakeholders: Emergency Services, Local Authorities, Department of the Environment, the Public and the Media.

Individual / Person Requirements:

* CSCS (Supervisor) Card.
* Experience in the delivery of the Principal Contractor's obligations under the CDM Regulations 2015 and role of the Supervisor under the NEC.
* Extensive experience in the successful delivery of major highway projects involving night time working and restricted site availability.
* Experienced in the successful delivery of construction projects to tight time and budget constraints.
* Problem solving skills.
* Commitment and adaptability.
* Drive and determination.
* Positive attitude to the delivery of schemes through collaborative working in a partnering environment.

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