Clerk of Works – Fire Safety/Housing

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Clerk of Works - Fire Safety/Housing
Interim Position

Yorkshire TCL 0008 AA7F / 1

Posted: 19th March 2024 11:09
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  • Pay Rate:

    £20.31 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday to Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Huddersfield,

    HD1 2NW

What's involved with this role:

Interim Clerk of Works - Fire Safety/Housing

Job Ref: Leeds TCL 0008 A7F2 / 1

Pay Rate: £20.31 per hour PAYE 

Hours per week: 37 Monday to Friday, normal working hours 

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 3 months

City: Huddersfield

Provide technical expertise on building fire safety in particular the supervision of programme delivery to district-wide FRA work actions programmes which achieve the highest standards of fire safety in Kirklees Council Housing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage, from the Council’s perspective, the requirements of Grant Thornton’s programme for their audit of the 2022/23 statement of accounts.
  • Supervise contractors and specialist suppliers during the delivery of FRA works action programmes ensuring comprehensive records of installation and robust handover of completed works in accordance with the agreed specifications and approved method statements of installations.
  • Inspect work in progress and provide technical guidance and ongoing support to installers.
  • Undertake weekly reviews of work in progress and report overall progress against programme highlighting risks and issues with detailed mitigation.
  • Ensure approved quality standards are being maintained at each stage of installation and accurate records are being maintained.
  • Provide specialist technical fire safety advice relating to scope and specification.
  • Resolve on-site technical queries relating to specification, location and scope works.
  • Deliver all operational aspects of your relevant service/business area.


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  1. GCSE (or equivalent) Grade 4 (C) or above in English & Maths or equivalent.
  2. ONC/HND in Built Environment, working toward or willingness to undertake.
  3. Fire Safety qualifications – Level 2 NVQ diploma – Passive Fire Protection or equivalent.


Skills & Experience

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Skills Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to interact effectively and sensitively, in person, via the telephone and in writing with a range of stakeholders, internal and external.
  3. Demonstrate a proven track record of delivering targets and goals within operational plans.
  4. Skill and ability to work with partner organisation to achieve common goals.
  5. Previous experience of data input and maintenance of databases and/or Contact Management Systems.
  6. Literacy and numeracy to a standard required to maintain accurate records and write high quality communications.
  7. Knowledge of Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding legislation in relation to the role.
  8. Able to work flexibly and be responsive to change in order to improve performance.
  9. Good team working skills with the ability to work effectively as part of a team coupled with the ability to work on one’s own to achieve results.
  10. Ability to understand the importance of budgetary control and proactively manage any delegated individual budgets.
  11. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).
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Job Ref: Yorkshire TCL 0008 AA7F / 1
Clerk of Works - Fire Safety/Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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