Clerk of Works (Highways)
Clerk of Works (Highways) – Wiltshire
The primary role is to undertake site inspections, data collection, assist in design & monitoring the Term Maintenance Contractor recording site activities for audit purposes. Liaising with Client, Utility Providers & Local Communities.
Based in the Highway Engineering Team in Trowbridge, the role will provide support to Engineers in the delivery of structures, highway improvements, carriageway improvements, footway resurfacing & vehicular restraint works on behalf of Wiltshire Council.
•Demonstrable experience & extensive knowledge of highway improvement operations, including understanding of related construction methods, site monitoring & contract documents.
•Experienced in monitoring contractors undertaking highway improvement operations and traffic management activities
•Experience in site inspections and checking site measurements and creating site records, recording events during the construction process
•Knowledge of quality, safety and environmental processes
•IT skills (e.g. MS Office)
•Good organisational and communication skills.
•Full driving licence
•Experience of Client and local stakeholder liaison
•An understanding of contract documentation such as BoQ’s
•Experience of collaborative working with Contractors
•Experience of traffic signal installation (civil works), drainage and street lighting
•Have a working knowledge of New Roads & Streetworks Act 1991 and Traffic Management Act 2004 and Chapter 8 signing
•Proactive, inclusive and collaborative attitude
•Appropriate CSCS Card
•Appropriate O and S series certification – Street Works Qualification Register (SWQR)
•Knowledge of NEC3 and NEC4 contractual procedures to manage change through supervisors instructions and early warnings
•To assist Engineers in the delivery of multi location highway improvement schemes from initial site inspections through to completion of construction works
•To work as part of a collaborative team with the Client, Contractor and local communities
•Acting as CoW during construction and pre and post works, liaising with all stakeholders from the client, public and contractors
Fluent written and spoken English
Able to work under own initiative and to seek advice when necessary, you will have the drive and determination to meet targets
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.
Office Pool car available for travel to site
Rewards and Benefits
Atkins’ competitive core benefits package includes:
•25 days paid annual leave plus 8 bank holidays and the ability to purchase up to 15 days additional leave or sell up to 5 days leave
•Contributory Pension Scheme, Atkins will match and double employee contributions
•Life Assurance Scheme
•Personal accident cover
•Professional fees paid
•Give as you earn – charity contributions
•Private medical insurance discount
•Employee Referral Bounty Scheme
•IT Related discounts
•Share incentive plan (after 6 months service)
•Bike4Work scheme – opportunity to benefit from tax and NI savings on a new bike used primarily to travel to work.
•Health Club Membership Discount – Corporate rates available on over 1,700 participating health clubs, spas and gyms
•Leisure discounts 15% off Virgin Experience Days, discounts available on Thomas Cook holidays, get between 25% - 50% off Merlin Entertainments (including Alton Towers, Madame Tussauds, Sea Life Centres etc.)
•Employee Assistance Well-being Programme – 24 hour free confidential information and advice
•Sports and social activities – discounted theatre trips, local sports clubs and weekend breaks at great rates (not available at all locations)
ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.