Quality Inspectors

Camden, London (Greater)
£45,504 - £52,786
21 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type

Contract Type: Fixed term/Secondment – 2 years, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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We are looking for 5 experienced Quality Inspectors to join our multi-disciplinary team to provide technical expertise in managing the quality in delivery of a major high profile re-cladding project to high rise residential property. The successful candidates will be experienced in delivery of complex construction projects with a focus on fire safety with respect to cladding & curtain wall design. The roles demand creative and innovative input across a diverse range of building components whilst managing various external contractors. You will possess a good knowledge of high rise residential construction, robust administrative and contract management skills whilst working creatively with a range of internal and external colleagues and contractors. At the same time you will be working in a front line environment with residents, understanding their specific needs and requirements, including those who are vulnerable, elderly and disabled.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

To be considered for one of these five vacancies it is essential the successful candidates hold an appropriate engineering or building qualification or significant equivalent work experience as a Quality Inspector or Clerk of Works. The ideal candidates will have the ability to use initiative to meet the needs of our properties and neighbourhoods creatively and innovatively to explore possibilities for improvement and more effective delivery. You will have an excellent working knowledge of building pathology across a range of property types alongside an understanding of Mechanical and Electrical installations and their functionality in domestic property. You will possess excellent organisation skills and have the ability to manage budget and performance monitoring and reflect and address trends and patterns in relation to these.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: 18th July 2019

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 190000CV

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