Clerk of Works

Clerk of Works

We are looking for a talented and ambitious Clerk of Works in the Reading region who is dedicated to providing an excellent service.

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to our HR Advisor, Becky Booth – beckybooth@gateleyrja.com

Clerk of Works Responsibilities

  • Carry out Clerk of Works services on a range of construction projects.
  • Act as the principal point of contact with the project client, in respect of construction quality.
  • Work independently and take responsibility for the successful delivery of Gateley RJA's Clerk of Works services on all projects.
  • Work to Gateley RJA KPI's in relation to dictations and photographs following completion of a site inspection.
  • Work to Gateley RJA's Quality Management System in the delivery of all services.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Provide an excellent level of service to all clients and colleagues.
  • Work within a construction site environment, including climbing stairs, ladders and scaffolding etc.
  • The above is not an exhaustive list of duties, and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall objectives of the business.

Clerk of Works Requirements

  • Demonstrate a wide an understanding of the building industry, including knowledge of materials, trades, methods and legal requirements.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality when checking work and materials.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in identifying defects, snags and general construction quality.
  • Strong verbal communication, influencing and negotiation skills, whilst remaining impartial.
  • Proficient in IT use, with a willingness to embrace new technology.
  • Honest and vigilant disposition to ensure work and materials meet the required standards.
  • Able to establish good working relationships with clients and contractors.
  • Always uphold professionalism.
  • Extensive experience of working within a construction environment.

Position Type

Full-Time

Location

Reading

Annual Leave

25 days plus bank holidays

Salary

Competitive, with comprehensive benefits