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Assistant Clerk of Works

Networx Recruitment
MK7 6BZ, Milton Keynes
£27,000 to £34,000 depending on experience and qualifications
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

Job Details

Assistant Clerk Of Works 

£27,000 to £34,000 depending on experience and qualifications 

Milton Keynes 

Permanent, Full Time 


If you're excited to dive into the world of construction and eager to learn, now's your chance! As an Assistant Clerk of Works (CoW), you'll be at the heart of our projects, inspecting every step of the build process to ensure excellence. With a supportive team by your side, this role isn't just a job - it's a journey of growth and learning opportunities. 


What you’ll be doing 

  • Assist the CoW team in inspecting construction work for quality and compliance. 

  • Keep the communication flowing with contractors to track progress and tackle issues. 

  • Write up detailed reports based on your site visits and findings. 

  • Attend project meetings and provide support in resolving site problems and defects. 

  • Team up with the Development team to offer technical advice during design consultations. 

  • Stay updated on regulations, legislation, and new construction practices through training and CPD events. 

  • Manage quality oversight, identify potential problems, and recommend solutions 

  • Maintain records and filing systems for future reference. 

  • Assist in snagging inspections and handovers of new properties. 


What we’re looking for 

  • Construction experience or relevant construction qualifications. 

  • Knack for writing clear, concise reports that get to the heart of the matter. 

  • Solid understanding of construction safety and regulations. 

  • Sharp eye for detail, catching issues before they become big headaches. 

  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and documents. 

  • Strong organisational skills and confident, effective communication. 

  • Ability to thrive in collaborative environments. 


Don't worry if you don't tick every box – as long as you have a passion for construction and a willingness to learn, we want to hear from you! 


A full driving license is essential for this role. 


Perks of working at Grand Union 

  • Annual leave of 25 days, rising to 30 days after 5 years of service 

  • Generous pension scheme – employer contribution up to 10%. 

  • Extra day's leave for no sickness absence in the financial year. 

  • Christmas week off (no need to use your annual leave allowance!) 

  • Opportunity to buy/sell annual leave. 

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption leave. 

  • Paid emergency and compassionate leave. 

  • Life assurance (2x salary). 

  • Generous sick pay. 

  • Free annual flu jabs. 

  • Paid qualification. 

  • Plus more – check out the full list of benefits in the attached document! 


Join our team and be part of our mission to deliver exceptional quality homes. If you're ready to bring your passion and expertise to the forefront, apply now! 


Important Information 

We do not provide visa sponsorship; you must be eligible to work in the UK. You must reside in the UK for the duration of your employment and provide Right to Work evidence. 


We reserve the right to close the vacancy early in response to an overwhelming number of applications or a change in business priorities. 


Closing: 28 April 

Phone screening: 2 May 

Interviews: 8 May 


NO AGENCIES, please 


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Company info
01943 661105
The engine house
Ilkley road
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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