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Clerk of Works

Ref no. BHN561186
Location Trowbridge, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months +
Job status Closed

Job summary

Hi all, my client based in the Southwest is on the lookout for an experienced Clerk of Works to join the team on a longterm contract basis. Please see all further details on the role below...

Key skills required for this role

Clerk of Works - Highways - Maintenance - Drainage - Surfacing


Clerk of Works - Highways - Maintenance - Site

Job description

The primary role is to undertake site inspections, data collection, assist in design & monitoring the Term Maintenance Contractor recording site activities for audit purposes. Consulting with Client, Utility Providers & Local Communities.
The role will provide support to Engineers in the delivery of minor highway improvement schemes, drainage CCTV and repairs, carriageway surfacing / surface treatment projects, carriageway improvements, footway resurfacing & vehicular restraint works.


  • To assist Engineers in the delivery of multi-location highway maintenance schemes from initial site inspections through to completion of construction works.
  • To work as part of a collaborative team with the Client, Contractor, and local communities.
  • Acting as CoW during construction and pre and post works, consulting with all stakeholders from the client, public and contractors.

Essential Criteria:

  • Demonstrable experience & extensive knowledge of highway maintenance operations, including understanding of related construction methods, site monitoring & contract documents.
  • Experienced in monitoring contractors undertaking highway maintenance operations and traffic management activities.
  • Experience in site inspections and creating site records, recording events during the construction process.
  • Knowledge of quality, safety, and environmental processes.
  • Full driving licence.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of Client and local stakeholder liaison.
  • Experience of collaborative collaborating with Contractors.
  • Streetworks certification.
  • Appropriate CSCS Card.

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