Job Title: Clerk of Works (Building/Electrical/Mechanical)
- To assist the Estates Development Team to provide effective delivery of the building and engineering provisions within projects and schemes with particular emphasis to quality, risk and time.
- To oversee the quality and safety of work on a construction site, making sure that building plans and specifications are being followed correctly.
- Performing regular inspections of the work on site and comparing completed work with drawings and specifications
- Measuring and sampling building materials to check their quality;
- Recording results
- Identifying defects and suggesting ways to correct them
- Liaising with other construction staff, such as contractors, engineers and surveyors
- Ensuring all handover documents (O&M etc.) are to the standard expected
- Monitoring and reporting on Capital Developments progress to the Senior Project Manager
- Undertaking of surveys and produce reports on specified construction issues
- Assist the Estates Development Team (Senior Project Managers) across the full range of their duties.
- Update record drawings as required
Formal Qualifications, education & training required
- To have specialist works and building knowledge including legislation to degree level or equivalent and
post graduate knowledge through training or equivalent experience and knowledge.
- NEBOSH Certificate in a health and safety related subject.
Essential skills and competencies
- IT skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
- The ability to pay attention to detail.
- Good organisational and project management skills.
- Good problem-solving skills.
- Good written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to liaise with staff at all levels.
- Good level of fitness and a head for heights.
- The ability to meet targets.
Desirable skills and competencies
- Competent with AutoCAD or similar.
- Competent with Microsoft Projects.
- Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
- Five years’ experience in building services.
- Experience in construction site management.
- In-depth knowledge of the construction industry.
- Sound knowledge of Building Regulations.
The salary banding for any NHS post has a clearly defined start point, and salary progression based on nationally negotiated pay scales (Agenda for Change). These bandings and pay points are widely available https://www.nhsemployers.org/pay-pensions-and-reward/agenda-for-change/pay-scales/annual
The agreed starting point for any post is at the bottom of the pay scale with annual progression until the top of the pay scale is reached. Candidates should expect to start on the bottom of the pay scale for the role they are considering unless they have previous directly related NHS experience in a similar role.