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Clerks of Works Vacancies


Please see below for a current list of vacancies.

Clerk of Works

Enfield Council

Clerk of Works

Full Time, Permanent

We have a great opportunity for a dynamic, experienced, Clerk of Works to join our in-house Corporate Construction team.

You will represent the Enfield Council on construction sites and be responsible for detailed inspection of construction works in progress to ensure that such works are executed in accordance with the contract documents and any instructions that may be issued from time to time, in addition to recognised industry quality standards.

You will provide contemporaneous weekly reports to the standards of site Inspection and record keeping in accordance with The Institution of Clerk of Works and Construction Inspectorate of Great Britain Incorporated (ICWCI) “Clerk of Works and Site Inspector Handbook”.

You will need wide ranging construction experience and possess the ability to identify problems in advance to prevent them materialising or, where they do materialise, to help overcome them quickly; to interpret contract documents and instructions given in the works and on drawings and acting to remove ambiguity; to provide contemporaneous records as is appropriate, accurately and objectively; to detect workmanship that does not comply or materials that do not conform to the contract standards; and to report both formally and informally, keeping the contract administrator and others fully informed on a weekly basis.

You will need to hold an ICWCI qualification with suitable experience and be a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card holder.

We have a flexible approach to working hours patterns and offer our staff the ability to work remotely as well as in the office or on site.

To find out more, and to apply for this position please visit

Anu queries, please contact Claire Turner, Senior Recruitment Consultant on 0208 132 1024 or

Closing date is 23rd August 2020

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Clerk of Works

London Borough of Hounslow

Job Title: Clerk of Works
Type: Permanent, Full – time 36 hours per week

About the Team
The London Borough of Hounslow has a proven track record and long-standing commitment to the delivery of affordable housing and is at the forefront of the new era of building new Council Housing. With an ambitious commitment to build 1,000 new council homes by 2022, as part of our Pledge to secure 5,000 new affordable housing, we now have the following new position.

We are seeking an experienced Clerk of Works to join our team providing services to a range of schemes in Hounslow.

Candidates must have a strong understanding of building regulations. Due to the nature of the inspections, a thorough understanding of construction is required. Ideally, you will have a practical background in construction with detailed knowledge of building regulations in relation to housing. You will be responsible for inspection, quality assurance on site and handover of all construction projects. You will be expected to attend site and project meetings, issue timely Clerk of Works reports and contribute solutions to the many queries on site.

You will be expected to work mainly on your own initiative during the day and cover large areas using your own vehicle with mileage paid appropriately.

Applicants should have site accreditation and in possession of appropriate category of CSCS card and appropriate experience and qualification in the construction industry.

Essential for the Role

  1. Strong technical and construction qualification
  2. Experience of inspecting or managing works within the construction industry is mandatory
  3. Membership of construction professional institute is desirable but not essential 

To apply please visit

Closing Date: 14th September 2020

Interviews will be held during week commencing: 28th September 2020

Clerk of Works (Electrical and Lift Works)

London Borough of Hackney

The London Borough of Hackney delivers a significant volume of electrical and lift works borough-wide. As a Clerk of Works you will undertake quality control for Hackney’s 600 lifts across its housing estates and will be required to inspect lifts in relation to modernisation of its lift stock, lift repairs and servicing for hydraulic, traction, and MRL lifts as well as ensuring that certification is accurate.  

You must have experience working in the lift industry and have the technical knowledge and understanding to identify, analyse and determine high quality work, and where regulations are not being adhered to will be able to provide suitable recommendations to solving lift problems. This would include writing reports on stock condition and in conjunction with maintenance and insurance surveyor’s reports. 

You will require good interpersonal skills to engage with and get best practice from the lift contractor. Knowledge CMS Anywhere, is desirable but not essential.

It is essential that you attach a supporting statement, utilising the job description and person specification. 

Closing Date: 09 August 2020

Interview Date: W/c 16th August 2020

We are working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone. Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination.

For further details and to apply, go to:

Clerk of Works

Allendale Estates - Newcastle

Allendale Estates exists as a catalyst for culture, business, and biodiversity in the North-East and beyond.  We believe in challenging the status quo and thinking differently, creating amazing experiences by a dedication to the highest standards and good taste - we just happen to be a landed estate.   This is a brave, new, and exciting chapter in Allendale Estates’ evolution.  As such we are looking for a dynamic Clerk of Works to join our team in the delivery of excellence across our multifaceted business.  Join us in the next stage of our evolution to create something exceptional within a creative and highly rewarding environment. 

Provision of a competent maintenance and repair service for the built environment across the estate including mechanical and electrical services and infrastructure elements including an in-house on call and emergency call out service

The line management and efficiency of a small Estate Maintenance Team.

The development, management and maintenance of a core resource of contractors and skills to ensure the competent proactive maintenance, repair and improvement of the built environment, its services and our heritage assets.

Working with the Estates Manager to scope, implement and deliver a five-year repair, improvement and preventative maintenance and energy efficiency improvement programme for the residential and commercial property portfolios.

Managing the Estate’s private water supplies.

Overseeing the implementation and delivery of a comprehensive ten-year Maintenance and Repair Plan and Conservation Plan for Bywell Hall, a Grade II* listed mansion house and parkland.

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Building Clerk of Works

John Burke Associates

John Burke Associates currently have opportunities for experienced Building Clerks of Works, both full time and on an intermittent basis, for projects in the London and Home Counties regions.

For further information, please contact Ian Carey 01708 770770 07764 898401