Clerk of Works

Contact Gavin Murphy
  • Salary: €53,500 - €60,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublinKildare
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client is seeking a Clerk of Works to join their Capital & Estates Department team in the Dublin West and Kildare region on an initial 12-month contract.

The purpose of the role is to oversee and formally report on works as required by the client, and to ensure that works are completed in a safe manner and in accordance with relevant
building regulations and standards as well as HBN/HTM guidelines.


  • Provide observation and day to day supervision of Capital Works & Minor Capital Works. This shall include formal weekly written reports associated with the works, clearly and concisely documenting all relevant aspects of the works.
  • Implement Permit-to-Work procedure and co-ordinate with hospital staff the management of interfacing, shutdowns, connections and commissioning of services and building works under the contract.
  • Assist in the correct interpretation and implementation of all documents/drawings, specification and other contract documents.
  • Assist in inspecting workmanship, service installations and materials generally and where possible to identify and diligently record unacceptable work as soon as possible and inform the Buildings & Maintenance Manager or other designated person accordingly.
  • Assist designated Estates personnel or Consulting Engineers in site surveys/ inspections.
  • Supervise and liaise with all trade staff, General Operatives and associated trades engaged in the maintenance, repair and alteration of services including external contractors.
  • Supervise and control external/ internal contractors i.e. mechanical, electrical and civil engaged in works, particularly in relation to extensions and alterations of existing buildings and services as well as new build projects.
  • Identify and maintain an up to date schedule of remedial items for all projects.
  • To attend weekly Method Statement meetings to co-ordinate and review all ongoing works on-site and discuss relevant issues.
  • Take part in any training as may be required as part of day to day projects, e.g. Asbestos removal, Medical Gases, M.V. Switching.
  • To work with Infection Control in the issuing of permits to internal staff and contractors alike.


  • Technological certificate, professional diploma, or RICS affiliation.
  • 5 years’ experience in complex building construction and maintenance.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Possess a valid Safe Pass Certificate.
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