Clerk of Works (Electrical)

University of Exeter
November 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:£41,732
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £41,732 up to £51,283 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Building and Maintenance


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Clerk of Works (Electrical)

Job description

Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services

Estate Service

This permanent, full-time post is available immediately.

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

Summary of the role

You will be responsible for the provision of site electrical inspection services, quality control and commissioning on all estate projects. Such projects will include the construction of new build projects and extensive refurbishment works to decarbonise the estate as the University moves towards net zero in 2040. In addition, the Clerk of Works will be required to input into smaller capital refurbishment works and long-term maintenance projects.

The successful candidate will work within Estate Service, Engineering and Direct Works and alongside the Sustainability Team, Built Estate, Space Management and Administrative Teams, based at Streatham Farm, Streatham Campus, Exeter.

Working together within a small team of dedicated estates mechanical and electrical engineers implementing and delivering maintenance contracts, long term maintenance projects and capital construction projects.

The role involves close collaboration with other professionals within Estates, professional and academic services teams, stakeholders throughout the university and external consultants and contractors.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • The University of Exeter

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    Further information

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Simon Eastley, [email protected] or (01392) 725291.

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