Please read the Job Description below
before submitting you application.
*Construction related qualifications required (HND or above)
Duties and Tasks
*Provide skilled assistance to builders and construction managers by interpreting and carrying out directions for planning and organising building projects
*Interpret building plans, regulations and codes of practice to direct progress of the work, making sure that specifications and regulations are followed and proper methods and materials are used
*Calculate costs and estimate completion times to prepare tenders
*Arrange supplies of material and equipment
*Draw up detailed programs for site works and the coordination of building workers
*Record building progress and variations from the design drawings or specifications
*Negotiate with subcontractors and report to builders and architects. identifying defects and proposing changes to fix them
*Building technicians may also work as project planners, estimators, project administrators or as technical sales representatives. They sometimes work as building inspectors, making sure that the construction is going to plan; or as building site managers on large commercial projects.
*Good reading and writing skills
*Good vision for details
*Mainly outdoor work
*Good organisational skills
*Practical approach to problem solving
*Able to work as part of a team
Hours and Environment
Clerks of works normally work 35 to 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Weekend and evening work is common, particularly when deadlines are imminent.
*Some work may be at heights, working from scaffolding or ladders.
(Applications by 30 Oct 2007)
London Office: +44 0208 691 9071