Role details

Clerk of Works (shift)

London   •   £33,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity for an experienced Clerk of Works to join a high end retail store
  • Based in Central London working on several exciting projects

About Our Client

The client is a reputable high end retail store. It is a fast paced and ever developing business, with multi million pound redevelopments and constant day to day smaller scale projects to get stuck into.

Job Description

This person will ensure that all of the building works are carried out to the necessary legislation and regulations and to a very high standard at all times. With hundreds of contractors on site day and night this will be a challenging and interesting role.

  • Becoming familiar with all the relevant drawings and written instructions, checking them and using them as a reference when inspecting the work
  • Making visual inspections of works carried out and also works in progress
  • Developing relationships with key stakeholders so you are involved in every project, churn and minor works that take place
  • Taking measurements and samples on site to make sure that the work and the materials meet the specifications agreed and works are of the necessary standards
  • Being familiar with legal requirements and checking that the work complies with them
  • Having a good working knowledge of health and safety legislation and bring any shortfalls observed to the attention of management
  • Develop and produce reporting for relevant stakeholders (FM, Project team, Property Director etc) on works being undertaken for them
  • Attend meetings as required from concept and design through to build
  • Be the custodian of each piece of work you own and see it through to handover
  • Highlight any failings in H&S and bring these to the attention of the team
  • Be familiar with current fire regulations & British Standards

The Successful Applicant

Qualifications/ Training

  • Preferably educated to degree level or have equivalent experience
  • Possess a M&E engineering qualification or equivalent experience
  • Preferably NEBOSH / H&S qualified
  • An understanding or membership of ICWCI or CIBSE (desirable not essential)


  • Fully competent in accepting handovers from projects of all sizes and managing snagging lists that are produced
  • Prior roles of working within a vast complex retail environment (desirable not essential)
  • Understanding of listed buildings and associated issues surrounding this

What's on Offer

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Clerk of Works candidate to join a market leading retail organisation. If you have the relevant experience please apply now!

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