Clerk of Works (Buildings) (CC11705)

University of Bath
May 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Job title Clerk of Works (Buildings)

Department Campus Infrastructure

Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263

Grade Grade 7

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Tuesday 14 May 2024

Closing date Tuesday 28 May 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC11705

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The University of Bath is looking for a Clerk of Works focussing on Buildings, to join the Projects Team in the Department of Campus Infrastructure. The department are responsible for the maintenance and development of the University's buildings, including flag ship developments such as the recently completed School of Management building.

You will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring, recording and reporting the progress of trade staff and contractors working on site as part of the University's project and Engineering team.
  • Quality Control inspections ensuring high workmanship and quality is achieved.
  • Working with the contractors and their team to establish standards to which the works must be executed and reporting to the contractors and Engineering staff upon the quality and execution of the works.
  • Attending site progress meetings and providing a short written and verbal report under a list of headings to be agreed with the Project Manager/Contract Administrator.
  • Being familiar with site drawings and carrying out regular site visits
  • Tracking, monitoring and logging snags/observations using the Contractor's online reporting system of choice and ensuring that they are satisfactorily resolved and closed out.
  • Assisting in the monitoring of and reporting upon, the compliance of contractors working on site in relation to Health and Safety legislation and technical competence.
  • Essential for the role:

  • Significant experience in managing the quality of large- scale capital expenditure building projects
  • Extensive and varied experience in similar role(s)
  • An SVQ Level 3/HNC/Apprenticeship or equivalent in a construction-related subject
  • Valid CSCS card and/or relevant qualification/professional membership (such as ICWCI)
  • Significant experience of space management at a senior and strategic level in a complex organisation
  • Membership of the Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate and/or MCIOB, and experience of working within the higher education sector are desirable, along with a formal health and safety qualification, and familiarity with AutoCAD reading & plotting.

    What we can offer you:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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