Clerk of Works

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

Our client are currently looking to hire a clerk of works to join their team in the South East. This role is open to a variety of locations across the South East.

This is an initial 1-year Contract Role & with follow on work highly likely.


  • Provide meticulous observation and day-to-day supervision of Capital Works & Minor Capital Works, delivering detailed weekly reports on all relevant aspects of the projects.
  • Implement the Permit-to-Work procedure and coordinate with staff for the management of interfacing, shutdowns, connections, and commissioning of services and building works.
  • Assist in the accurate interpretation and implementation of all documents, drawings, specifications, and other contract documents.
  • Inspect workmanship, service installations, and materials, diligently recording any unacceptable work and informing the Buildings & Maintenance Manager accordingly.
  • Supervise and liaise with all trade staff, General Operatives, and associated trades involved in maintenance, repair, and alteration of services, including external contractors.
  • Supervise and control external/internal contractors, especially in relation to extensions, 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.
  • Assist in obtaining all required test and commissioning reports from the contractor to verify the correct operation of the systems involved.
  • Keep comprehensive records of weather conditions and other relevant information.
  • Maintain records for day work rates, including staff numbers, times, and dates.
  • Clearly document day-to-day happenings on-site, with a focus on variations, variation orders, site instructions, queries, and progress through a comprehensive photograph diary.
  • Review, comment, and update project safety files, constructed drawings, and Operating and Maintenance Manuals for accuracy.
  • Keep Safety Statements up to date with risk assessments.


  • Possessing a relevant degree  in Engineering, Surveying, or Architecture
  • Have 5 years’ experience in the construction and maintenance of large complex buildings
  •  Hold a valid Safe Pass Certificate

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