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Clerk of Works

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Private & Public Sector Housing , Repair & Maintenance, Site Engineering / Inspection
  • Date posted: 28/02/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43513
This vacancy has now expired.
Raeburn are handling an interim role for a Clerk of Works to join a housing company based in Aberdeen. This role would cover 25-35 hours per week and candidates must have a car and full, clean driving license as the role would be required to travel to various sites across Aberdeen.

The Clerk of Works essential role is to ensure that the work in planned maintenance programmes is carried out properly and in accordance with Technical Standards and specifications/requirements. (Programmes will involve install of kitchens, bathrooms, heating systems, insulation).

Main Duties:
- Inspection of day-to-day works on planned maintenance programmes for quality control, technical and material compliance and tenant satisfaction.
- To liaise with tenants, relatives and staff to give timely information about forthcoming programmes. On site, answer tenants queries and investigate any tenant complaints fully.
- Liaise with the Maintenance and Housing Officers to keep them informed about works and progress.
- Attendance at site meetings and progress meetings, as required.
- Ensuring compliance of all planned maintenance programmes with relevant specifications, drawings, details, best practice and good workmanship and inform the contractor/architect of anything unsuitable for the work as specified, or any defects.
- Settle minor problems of detail arising to ensure that the work proceeds in an effective, workmanlike and economical manner and to give directions to the contractors
- Provide feedback reports to the Asset Manager, on progress, quality of works, contractors performance and any problems of a significant nature.
- Carry out snagging inspections, advise contractor of defective works, monitor contractors performance in rectification of snagging defects.
- Any other duties as may reasonably be required.