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Clerk of Works

Location: Galway
Entered: 24 Nov 2020
Salary: circa €55.000
Duration: Permanent
We have a number of positions for Clerk of Works for our client, a semi state org for various projects in the West - Galway, Mayo & Ballinasloe.
Works: M&E / Building and some Civil & Structural
This is an ongoing contract with a salary of circa €55.000 / plus mileage expenses
Duties and Responsibilities
Liaising with Project Manager, Design teams, Contractors, Local Authority, Fire Services Staff, building Management and Maintenance Dept. Staff.
You will monitor the Building / Civil and structural works on Site, ensuring that the standard of work and materials supplied by the contractor are as specified in accordance with the contract information.
Ensure Compliance with the drawings, specifications and other contract documents.
Monitor quality control, on and off site in conjunction with the project team. Review and Report deviations from specified construction procedures to ensure compliance with regulations
Record anomalies in site activities including weather, Health & Safety, quality of work, etc
Tracking and reporting progress in relation to cost & programme.
Attend site meetings, take photographs and maintain a current drawing/specifications database, maintaining a daily diary of activity, producing a weekly report.
As The Clerk of works, you will maintain a Daily Works diary, recording decisions, events, appointments, staff details, site visits, equipment on site, contractor’s attendance, daily temperatures, photographs of progress.
You will produce a weekly report, summarising weekly activity on site including photographs.
Witness testing, Installation and Commissioning during and on completion of the Works.
Monitor the effectiveness of site management.
Co-ordinate and prepare written reports to the Project Manager to ensure no interruption occurs to the building schedule.
Track the co-ordination of M&E services and ensure compliance with the contract documents.
Aiding in practical completion and defects rectification issues and monitoring their timely resolution in a satisfactory manner and Ensure the quality and workmanship of finishing works
Facilitate prompt delivery of as-built records, safety files, digital projects manuals,
O & M manuals  etc
Aid the successful handover of the building in relation to services, building fabric maintenance and facilities management.
Coordinate the necessary pre-contract and post-completion decanting and logistical tasks to ensure effective, efficient and satisfactory delivery of accommodation, with a minimum of disturbance to services and staff on these live sites.
Prepare schedule of defects and to certify rectification of snagging items.
Undertake Health & safety duties commensurate with the post.
Maintain liaison with the Maintenance Department and ensure hand- over arrangements are effective.
Any other duties as set out by your Manager, training and / or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this post.
To be considered for this position you will have
A relevant third level qualification in a construction related discipline or an Equivalent professional qualification OR;
Hold a Certificate / Diploma in Construction studies or Civil Engineering.
Be a member of the Chartered Institute of Building or Member of the Institute of Clerk of Works.
Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience, with preferably at least 3 years on site in similar projects (hospitals, medical facilities, schools, universities, colleges etc) in the role of Clerk of Works.
You will have significant experience as a Clerk of Works on large building projects.
Healthcare project experience would be an advantage.
The ideal candidate would be a member or associate member of a relevant professional institute.
A detailed working knowledge of building construction technology is essential and candidates should also have knowledge of mechanical & electrical services.
Proficiency in the use of MS Office and AutoCAD would be an advantage.
You must hold a clean driving licence and have unencumbered access to a suitable vehicle.
An appropriate Safe Pass, as promoted by Fás, and other relevant site safety qualifications (Managing safety in Construction).
Send your CV now. Call Darina for enquiries; 0866078982 / 01 6390391


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