We are seeking to recruit candidates with experience fulfilling the duties of Clerk of Works / Inspector for a high-profile road / cycling / active travel scheme in the east of Galway City, for an estimated 18 to 24 months, commencing construction in Summer 2024.

Desirable skills/attributes:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of ensuring works are compliant with the Works Requirements and Road Specifications.
  • A good record keeper.
  • Enthusiastic, hardworking and flexible.
  • Willing to take responsibility and comfortable working as part of a team.
  • An excellent communicator, written and verbal in English.

Primary Duties will include:

  • Act as Clerk of Works / Inspector on behalf of the Designers’ Site Team, based on-site to oversee quality and compliance of works.
  • Ensure that reports and related photographic records are maintained of all works including covered works prior to closing up.
  • Inspecting construction work and comparing it with drawings and specifications.
  • Measuring and quality checking materials.
  • Identifying defects and liaison with designers / contractor regarding solutions.
  • Monitoring progress and reporting to the Senior Resident Engineer (full-time on-site), Resident Engineer (full time on-site) and Employer’s Representative (office based).
  • Keeping detailed records of work.
  • Referring to plans and taking photographs of work, along with measurements and samples.
  • Liaising with contractors, engineers, and surveyors.
  • Highlighting issues related to health, safety and the environment.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Competitive salary subject to experience.
  • A vehicle will be provided for the duration of the works.
  • 25 days annual leave, with the option to purchase an additional 5 days.
  • Working week of 8hrs per day, 5 days per week; with possibility of some weekend and night works (only if and when required).

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