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Clerks of Works Vacancies


Please see below for a current list of vacancies.

Clerk of Works

University of Bristol

Job Number: SUPP111300
Contract Type/Work Pattern: Open ended / Full time
Faculty/Division: Campus Division
Salary: £41,732 - £46,974 per annum

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clerk of Works to join the University’s Capital Projects Team which carries responsibility for the delivery of construction projects ranging from £50k to £50m plus.

Working as part of a successful, highly motivated and professional team within a new ‘Campus Development’ directorate, you will be able to contribute to the development of the University at a time of major opportunity. A good salary, generous holiday, and a friendly and engaging environment are part of the benefits of this rare opportunity.

What will you be doing?

You will be responsible for the inspection of works carried out as part of a substantial development and refurbishment programme. You will assist in the design stages, attend design team meetings as requested, attend pre-start and progress meetings as requested, oversee the construction process to ensure quality levels are met, manage completion and occupation to defined timescales.

You should apply if

You will have experience of working with multi-disciplinary project teams on technically complex construction projects and be able to assist the team to achieve the University’s ambitious requirements.

You will be enthusiastic, calm under pressure and have broad experience of various construction trades. You will have an enthusiastic and collaborative approach and be comfortable in communicating and negotiating at all levels as well as possess the drive to assist delivery of projects on time, within budget and in accordance with the scope of work.

Additional information

For informal queries, please contact Rich Jackson,

This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on Tuesday 16 June 2024.

To apply please click here

Development Engineer

London Borough of Bexley

Service Area/School

Place - Housing and Strategic Planning


£34,476 - £39,777 per annum

About Us

Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award-winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites.

The Transport & Development Team deliver many of the statutory transport and highway functions of the Council, which includes evolving transport proposals and relevant policies, as well as undertaking the highway development control function and approval of development-related highway works to ensure that planning applications deliver the necessary initiatives for a growing borough.

About the Role

The team requires someone who can inspect, measure and monitor highway works related to new development on site, as well as investigating highway issues when required (including those involving the public rights of way network). You will help cultivate good working relationships with key internal and many external partners, particularly to establish how required infrastructure will be secured.

Please refer to the Job Description attached for more information.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Martin Able, Transport & Development Manager, 020 3045 5883,

We will offer you in return a package that includes a competitive salary, an excellent pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays. For more information on the benefits package on offer, please refer to the Candidate Information document attached.

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date.

Candidate Profile

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with site-based experience of highway works who is interested in expanding their knowledge into the principles and procedures relating to highway matters. You will be a member of a multidisciplinary team that, in addition to development-related activities and the formulation of transportation policies and projects, is responsible for many other functions including funding bids and legal processes covering stopping up orders, public rights of way and highway records.

For the full list of essential and desirable criteria for this role, then please refer to the Person Specification within the Job Description attached.

How To Apply

Use the ‘Apply for vacancy’ button.

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Closing date: 28th May 2024

Anticipated Interview Date: w/c 10 June 2024

Please note that the system has a one-hour time limit. We would advise you to prepare your answers separately and then copy and paste into the online form once finalised and have your CV and/or supporting statement ready to upload.

If any mandatory fields are missing, a pop-up box will appear at the top of the page advising which sections require completion. Please check your Junk email for any correspondence.

Additional Information

As a disability confident employer, Bexley welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us

This role may be available as a development opportunity through secondment for the Council’s existing employees. If this option is of interest, please contact the recruiting manager.

Clerk of Works Vacancies

TSA Surveying

Clerk of Works/ Project Manager

TSA Surveying Ltd – Midlands Region, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)

Salary - £45-55k + Package

TSA Surveying are actively representing a substantial employee-owned property consultant who are looking to appoint a considered addition to their Midlands Quality Control team.

Predominantly, they employ project managers as well as building & quantity surveyors. However, they are looking to expand their range of services aligning with their development plan. A sizeable focal point of their strategic vision is building up and developing their Quality Control department. This is because they have recognised the trend in the market and now have an increasing demand for Quality Control and Clerk of Works services.

As part of their plans for 2024, they are looking to bring in a technical individual with a keen eye for detail. The selected asset will be responsible for driving quality focus and growth across closely associated revenue streams such as Building Regulations, Building Safety and Fire.

The consultant possesses an established client base, so the initial development will be centred around maintaining pre-existing relationships, acquiring contracts, and providing an excellent service.

The company in question has just under 1000 employees and has a turnover of more than £150million, they are now aiming towards their next phase of growth to get to £250million turnover by 2030.

This position would be suitable for someone who desires the support of a significant well-known trademark and wants to develop their skillset working closely with key decision makers. The benefits from the individual’s efforts will be compensated by receiving access to a profit share scheme.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Measuring and quality checking building materials
  • Monitoring progress and reporting to construction managers, architects, and clients
  • Liaising with contractors, engineers, and surveyors
  • Preparing written reports
  • Performing regular inspections of the work, materials and products on site and comparing completed work with drawings and contract specification
  • Checking that building regulations, health and safety, legal and ecological requirements are met.

If this appeals, and you would like an informal chat about the opportunity, then please contact Jack Byrne on 07756285853 or email

Or to apply, please go to


Construction Inspector (Buildings) - Property Services


Reference: HCC613439

Work Location: Patch Worker – Covering Hampshire and Partnering Organisation locations.

Hours per week: 37 (Flexible working for this role may be considered. Please state your preferences on your application)

Contract Type: Permanent (Part-time applications will be considered).

Interview Date: Interviews will be held from week commencing 15 April 2024. Please note we may invite for interview earlier if suitable candidates have applied.

Property Services is Hampshire County Council's in-house team of multidisciplinary construction professionals and specialist support staff delivering a range of property functions from new build, refurbishments, and extensions through to maintenance and compliance activities. It encompasses the council's estate and those of our partner organisations and includes schools, offices, and other various public buildings.

You will form part of our Technical Services team who are responsible for quality assurance, site inspection, technical advice, fire safety, risk & compliance, accessibility, construction health & safety and after-care services.

The main focus of the role will be to assist with the delivery of quality assurance and health and safety on construction projects, providing the necessary assurance and evidence through a structured approach of checking, monitoring, auditing, and reporting.

Hampshire County Council is recognised nationally as one of the highest performing local authorities in the UK. A modern, forward-looking local authority, it offers a pleasant, supportive, and collaborative working environment. To find out more, please see our benefits.

Hampshire County Council is also a flexible employer interested in making the most of your skills and offers a great work-life balance. We invest in you through our internal development programmes and training.

Please contact Danny Fisher, Construction Manager, 07736 792621 or

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Closing Date: 7 April 2024

Construction Inspector (Buildings) - Property Services HCC613439 (

Construction Quality Officer





Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council’s Urban Design & Building Services team is looking to employ a permanent Construction Quality Officer.

You will be working alongside a creative, innovative, multi-disciplinary and self-motivated team of professionals (architects, landscape architects, structural engineers, property surveyors, mechanical and electrical engineers and associated co-ordination staff).

You will form part of the project team on a range of different projects. Your role will involve interactive and collaborative working with our in-house teams, other local authorities and private sector consultants.

You will be required to assist in the provision of a full range of building clerk of works  services on a variety of new build, re-modelling and refurbishment projects on behalf of Urban Design & Building Services internal and external clients.  Including housing, education, leisure schemes ranging from £10k to £20m.  You will be an integral part of the project management team comprising of 1 senior quality officer and 2 quality officers.

We offer flexible working hours, to help maintain a good work life balance.

This current vacancy is suited to a suitably qualified person. The minimum requirements for this post are you must have a level 3 equivalent qualification in a construction related subject area or be able to demonstrate relevant skills and training to a similar or higher level than the aforementioned with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a construction related trade. Further technical and practical training, where appropriate, will be provided.

For an informal chat, please contact Helen Coldicott, Strategic Lead Design Manager on 07379 067247 or email:

Please download an application form and return to

Please note, we are not currently accepting CVs

Closing date: 08/03/24

Construction Clerk of Works

SDA Consulting LLP

Role Requirements

  • To be responsible for inspecting, monitoring, and reporting on the quality and progress of work.
  • To have thorough technical knowledge of construction methods, construction processes, building regulation requirements and relevant health and safety standards.
  • To familiarise themselves with and understand relevant drawings, specifications and schedules forming the building contract;
  • To perform regular site inspections to monitor progress and quality of works on site, checking site operations and construction works comply with the relevant contract documents and statutory requirements.
  • To provide written weekly reports on quality and progress, with photographic records. Report writing should be of a high content and format standard.
  • To attend monthly project progress meetings where required during the construction phase.
  • To assist with handover processes and perform snagging and defect inspections as required under the contract;

You should:

  • Have a proven track record of successfully carrying out Clerk of Works services;
  • Ideally:
    • Be a member of the Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate or be  Chartered Member of the Institute of Building or Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors;
    • Be North West based to support our work across a diverse range of construction projects across the North West Region;
    • Have PI Insurance cover in place or be willing to put this in place.
  • Have excellent verbal and written presentation skills and the ability to produce reports to a professional standard;
  • Be able to develop good working relations with project team members on each project;
  • Be able to use Microsoft Word, email and online document management systems to review drawings, specifications and schedules;

Those interested in working with SDA Consulting LLP in a flexible capacity should send their CV/Profile to Please include your hourly/daily rate.  

Clerk of Works 

Newcastle University

Based within the Estates and Facilities Service, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced construction professional to join our Capital Team. This post is known as a Project Engineer or Project Surveyor (PEPS) within the University, but often referred to as a Clerk of Works within the construction industry.

The Capital Team is an in-house service that is responsible for the design, development and management of capital development projects across the university. Our 50-acre Newcastle City Centre Campus is the hub of teaching, research and collaboration, and we have a strong pipeline of projects that seek to respond to a number of key strategic priorities including: a net-zero carbon target for 2030 and ensuring our facilities enable high quality education and world-class research. This role will play a significant part in providing a campus for the future.

We are looking for someone with demonstrable experience working on building projects in the construction industry. This could be as a contractor, consultant or in a client-side role. You will oversee the supervision of the university's major capital developments, as well as occasional long-term maintenance and improvements projects within the service, Project values range broadly, and therefore your workload will be both varied and interesting.

The Projects Engineers/Surveyors operate within a team of four, reporting to a team leader - Andy Ransome. There are five other team members across the Capital Team, including Capital and Planning Manager - James Adshead, three Senior Project Managers and a Soft Landings Manager. Your role is based at our Newcastle City Centre Campus, with some occasional travel to offsite locations across the North East.

Please reach out to James Adshead, Capital and Planning Manager on to arrange a call to chat about this opportunity.

Please note: The University has funding available for any candidates who do not currently hold a valid CSCS Card (Construction Safety Certification Scheme).

To apply and for further details please visit: Clerk of Works (

Clerk of Works / Site Inspector

Various sites - London

Commensurate with experience + Bonus + Benefits

Clerk of Works: As a result of a number of exciting, long-term contract wins, a fantastic opportunity now exists to join a positive, energetic and forward thinking multi-disciplinary private practice, with a number of unique employee benefits and the opportunity to work on some truly fulfilling projects with high-profile industry leading clients and professional, like-minded colleagues.

Over the last two years Capital have seen extensive growth in their business which will enable new and existing employees to develop both professionally and personally within a progressive and dynamic business for the next decade and beyond.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist and work with the Capital Project Management and Contract Administration Teams engaged on large scale Refurbishment and external Repair Projects, including major Cladding Remediation Contracts.
  • To provide Clerk of Works/Site Inspector services, including Site inspections and Reporting.

Skills & Experiences

  • Member of the Institute of Clerk of Works or other Building Construction related qualification.  
  • Experience in the construction industry at Site Management level or as Clerk of Works relevant to specific contracts, either working for Consultants or Local Authorities/Housing Associations.
  • IT Competent (Microsoft Office - Word and Excel).
  • Works collaboratively within a team whilst also being able to work independently when required.

Capital will ensure you have all the support you’ll need to take your career to the next level. In addition to a highly competitive salary, a benefits package including flexible working (designed to fit around childcare or similar existing commitments) and a re-location package for those candidates not currently based in the South East or who would need to move location to take up employment is also available. Capital is dedicated to providing opportunities for ambitious people to grow within the business and develop their career path through the company up to Partner and Director level. Apply now!

For further details visit:

or to email to apply or request further information: