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Clerk Of Works

Dundee, UK
Closing date
12 Feb 2023

Clerk of works

The Clerk of Works (Building) has a leading role in assisting with the on-site delivery of strategic, capital and estates infrastructure projects.  

This is a key role within the Estates and Campus Directorate, with the Clerk of Works (Building) responsible for inspecting construction related works, ensuring that they are carried out in accordance with best practice, legislation, drawings and specifications, and providing support to Project Managers to ensure the quality control of projects is not compromised.

What will you be doing?

??      Provide support to Project Managers, to ensure the quality control of projects is not compromised.

??      Inspect construction related works, and ensure that they are carried out in accordance with best practice, legislation, drawings and specifications.

??      Inspect ongoing and completed works on site, comparing them with drawings and specifications (inspections could be at heights or underground).

??      Measure and sample building materials to check their quality and working within project teams to identify defects and suggest ways to correct them.

??      Work with Project Managers to agree variations, as well as suggesting and assisting the implementation of safer and more efficient ways of working.

??      Ensure compliance with the University of Dundee???s health and safety policies and procedures, and all relevant current legislation and regulations.

??      Liaising with contractors, architects, mechanical and electrical consultants, engineers, surveyors, other teams within the Directorate, and stakeholders (end users).

??      Participate in effective communication with stakeholders (end users) prior to and during all works regarding their area/building.

What are we looking for?

??      Knowledge of all aspects of the construction industry including contractual matters and legislation, together with appropriate dispute resolution methods.

??      Successful track record of technical expertise in construction projects.

??      To undertake the duties of a professional clerk of works independently and with a minimum of supervision within a team environment and respond positively and flexibly to a changing environment.

??      An SVQ Level 3/HNC/Apprenticeship or equivalent in a construction-related subject

What's in it for you?

??      Flexible working

??      Facilities close by

??      Contractor opportunity

The company

The University of Dundee is a public research university based in Dundee, Scotland. It was founded as a university college in 1881 with a donation from the prominent Baxter family of textile manufacturers.

What to do now

Choose ???Apply now??? to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. If you have any questions you???d like to ask before applying, please contact ELLA AT CAPITA +44 (0) 7761554235

Capita Opportunity Statement

The parent company, Capita Plc*, are a leading UK provider of technology enabled business services. We???re supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves, and people are valued for their differences. We???re always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together, we can deliver better outcomes. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you???ll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions. You???ll also become part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we???ll provide the support you need to do deliver. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

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