- Pay Rate:
Up to £35.00 per hour PAYE, depending on experience
- Hours per Week:
37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours
This opening assignment is assumed to be for a minimum of one month
Full Job Title: Interim Street Lighting Clerk Of Works – Traffic
Reference no: Bradford 5208904
Report to the Street Lighting Supervisor and to agree joint quality control procedures with the Project Team in accordance with the requirements of the Works Information and audit such procedures and records to ensure that quality control inspections are effective and efficient.
- Prepare work schedules from high volumes of asset survey data (collected by others) in a timely and proficient manor, paying attention to detail and program milestones
- Continuously monitor work on site in accordance with the Contractors Method Statements and the ‘Construction Health and Safety Plan’ to ensure that the safety of all persons affected by the works are not compromised; promptly report breaches to contractors and consultants in written form
- Liaise with the Contractor’s supervisory personnel to ensure a full, current and accurate understanding of the delivery programme, and construction methods of activity
- Carry out regular site visits to ensure that materials, construction standards and site practices are satisfactory. Check for component clashes and prepare Health and Safety reports
- Carry out duties to meet Health and Safety regulations, including CDM regulations on site and to monitor contractors on HS&E Practices
- Undertake a trouble-shooting role, in consultation with the Street Lighting Supervisor, regarding defects and the organisation and direction of remedial works
- To check works are carried out in compliance with the Works Information including electrical testing of lighting systems and workmanship
- Compose records of the works; index and file all drawings and correspondence
- Inspect finished work(s), prepare schedules of, and supervise remedial works and provide certification of standards of work.
- Schedule snagging items and defects at practical completion and at the end of the defects liability period
“Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:
- ONC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or City & Guilds 2391 - Electrical Test and Inspection Certificate
- A minimum of 5 years extensive hands on experience of local authority street lighting maintenance and construction (preferably including operating within a contractor type role providing such services)
- Extensive experience of local authority street lighting work supervision and monitoring of projects (preferably including operating within a contractor type role providing such services)
- Hands on application of all types of street lighting apparatus including historic cast iron columns, embellished columns, wall mountings, pole brackets, subway lighting, signing (both lit and unlit), bollards.
- Experience of analysing large volumes of survey data
- To demonstrate a good understanding of 'Working Practices'
- Experience in commissioning of street lighting projects including inspection and testing to BS7671, i.e. initial verification and periodic inspection and testing.
- Proficient in keeping detailed records and photographic evidence in accordance with the Client’s requirements.
- ICT Skills: IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)
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“Other Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:
- Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
- Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
- Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
- *** Other Work-Related Requirements: Hold a Full Driving Licence
- Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed
Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:
- Any local authority/public sector experience
- Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for
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Interim Street Lighting Clerk Of Works – Traffic
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