Clerk of Works - s278 / s38

Posted 13 December 2023
Salary £280 - 300 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NamePhoebe Kingston

Job description

Clerk of works
An excellent opportunity has arisen in the Bedfordshire area for an experienced Clerk of Works to work on a long-term contract basis.
As the successful candidate, you will deliver the inspection of highways project works including maintenance schemes and new estate roads construction (Section 38 and Section 278 works).
Roles and Responsibilities:
·To check works are carried out in compliance with the Works Information including testing of material and workmanship and observing tests carried out by the Contractor.
·Manage the defects process, check and mark materials off site so as to protect the Employer's interests.
·To ensure a consistently high standard of quality control is maintained for each project, via site visits, assessing contract implementation with due regard to highway, health and safety and environmental legislation.
·To provide a service at all times to the nominated NEC Project Manager by ensuring that the standards of work and the materials supplied by Contractor are as specified in accordance with the Works Information.
·To undertake actions delegated by the NEC Project Manager.
·To witness off site and on-site testing and commissioning and keep appropriate records of results.
·To comply with the legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues and highway legislation
·To maintain records and data, operate and maintain information systems and undertake general administrative tasks.
·To identify technical problems on site, to recommend corrective action and issue directions as authorised under the contract.
·To assist the NEC Project Manager with managing contractors, sub-contractors, liaising with statutory utilities and dealing with technical queries.
·To prepare schedules of defects and certify rectification of snagging items.
·To attend internal and external meetings, both on and off site as required.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Phoebe Kingston at Carrington West on 02393 876043 or email
Previous experience in Highways is essential for this role.
Carrington West are also looking for Engineers & Transport Planners with similar backgrounds across the South of UK - please get in touch to find out more.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information

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