Clerk of Works

Warrington, Cheshire
£32,234 - £35,745
26 Nov 2020
03 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full time

Warrington is one of the most successful towns in the country, regularly being ranked as one of the best places in the UK for economic performance and quality of life for its residents.

To meet the Government’s housing targets Warrington needs to deliver approximately 945 new homes per year until 2037. The Council is also supporting its economic growth by aiming to provide 362 hectares of employment land.

With Warrington’s economic success, regeneration and growth we need an experienced Clerk of Works to assist with the technical design and approval of all new developments and also to provide site supervision to manage day-to-day construction activities.

The Role

The Clerk of Works primary function will be ensuring compliance to the specification of construction of highways that will become maintainable at public expense. The role will also support site supervision activities of major and minor schemes promoted through the council’s capital investment in highway infrastructure.

We are looking for someone who:

Has had previous experience of inspecting construction activities and be passionate about ensuring that only the highest standards of work are accepted in a busy, fast paced and often challenging environment. It will be necessary for the post holder to have a driving licence as travel around the borough is an essential requirement, often needing to visit multiple sites per day. You will be a key contact for numerous developments around the borough and as such will need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills whilst maintaining professional standards and creating good working relationships between the Council and external bodies.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer