Clerk of Works

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

Our client is currently seeking a Clerk of Works to join their team in the Midlands, with the role available across various locations within the region. This position is an initial one-year contract with potential for extension and a permanent role.

Role Requirements:

  • Provide thorough observation and daily supervision of Capital Works and Minor Capital Works, delivering detailed weekly reports on all project aspects.
  • Implement the Permit-to-Work procedure, coordinating with staff to manage interfacing, shutdowns, connections, and commissioning of services and building works.
  • Assist in accurately interpreting and implementing all documents, drawings, specifications, and other contract documents.
  • Inspect workmanship, service installations, and materials, 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.
  • Oversee and control external/internal contractors, particularly concerning 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 necessary test and commissioning reports from contractors to verify correct system operations.
  • Keep detailed records of weather conditions and other relevant information.
  • Maintain records for day work rates, including staff numbers, times, and dates.
  • Document day-to-day on-site activities, focusing on variations, variation orders, site instructions, queries, and progress through a comprehensive photographic diary.
  • Review, comment on, and update project safety files, constructed drawings, and Operating and Maintenance Manuals for accuracy.
  • Keep Safety Statements up to date with risk assessments.


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

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