Clerk of Works
NFT Consult
Kilifi / Coast, Kenya
4d ago

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Manager with monitoring contractors in relation to site, contractual and statutory requirements and ensure contractors are aware of their subsequent responsibilities.
  • Monitor the work of Contractors and their Supervisors on an ongoing basis providing input and suggesting adjustments based on instructions from others to ensure that contractors management take positive action to maintain safety, health and environmental arrangements to the highest possible standard.
  • Monitor contractor compliance based on documents reviewed / endorsed by others to ensure controlling documents submitted for review and endorsement are commented on prior to the commencement of work.
  • Assist with the delivery of the construction discipline phase of the project, meeting safety, cost, programme dates and quality objectives and ensuring any corrective actions required are taken.
  • Report progress to the Project Manager and manage appropriate records for safety, contractual and / or quality purposes.
  • Overall progress will be reported up to Project Manager on a weekly basis.

  • Assist with input and maintenance of the Construction Phase Plan as required to meet current Kenyan Legislation.
  • Participates in discussions to support the effective communication and coordination, liaise on interface working and ensure that site work overall is planned and coordinated to achieve construction programme dates.
  • Maintain records for use in adjudication on applications for contract enhanced or reduced payments.
  • Verify the construction work and manufacture records to ensure the physical configuration of constructed plant (i.e. ensuring the design intent is met).
  • Keep up to date with the latest construction techniques and technologies in order to bring about the most efficient delivery of construction on the site.
  • Capture, share and apply construction best practices in order to improve capability and business performance in the medium and longer term.
  • Give directions / instructions in writing to the Contractor or to his site agent on behalf of and in consultation with the consultants in respect of Interpretation of any consultant’s instructions, drawings, specifications or bills of quantities.
  • The removal from the site of any work, materials or goods which are not in accordance with the contract. Matters of urgency involving the safety or protection of persons or property, and Any other matters in respect of which any consultant and / PM is expressly empowered by the contract to issue instructions and on which the respective consultant has authorized in writing the Clerk of Works so to act

    Requirements

  • Significant relevant post-qualification experience in construction project as clerk of works for Construction projects containing significant Civil works
  • Experience in carrying out the duties of clerk of works / quality inspector
  • Experience of all stages of the design and construction across a wide range of building types, including industrial buildings
  • Good writing, client-facing and communication skills
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • A team player with a can-do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible
  • Qualifications

  • Degree / diploma in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture (or any other built environment sciences) with previous onsite experience.
  • KRA PIN
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Academic Transcripts and Academic Certificates
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