7 Jul 2014

Clerk Of Works Job Vacancy

Our company is planning to put up an office block and we are looking for a clerk of worksto oversee the construction of the same and make sure that the contractor is working in the interest of the client.

Clerk Of Works

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the project coordinator and/or Consultant on the general supervision and matters related to the project
  • Maintain the day to day site diaries showing all records and make arrangements with the contractor for material tests at various stages of the construction progress
  • Familiarize with all the relevant drawings and written instructions, checking them, and using them as a reference when inspecting work and identification of any errors or omissions
  • Examine and ensure conformity to the specifications of all workmanship and materials and record the same appropriately and also ensure site instructions issued to the contractor are recorded and adhered to
  • Keep accurate records of all provisional items, depths of excavations, fills etc and cross checking the same with drawings, details and bills of quantities specifications
  • Compile site weekly reports
  • Coordinate defects liability period repairs.


  • Must be in possession of at least a Higher National Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering or preferably from a higher learning institution.
  • Must have knowledge and competency in information and communication technology and use of MS project.
  • Proficiency in use of AutoCAD, ArchCADetc. will be an added advantage.


  • Ten (10) years’ experience including five (5) years as Clerk of Works, preferably involved in large commercial developments.
  • A strong preference will be accorded to applicants who possess experience pertaining to site supervision of construction works of office buildings.
  • Must be conversant with Modern Building construction practices and contract administration from operational and legal approach.
  • Experience in managing a large labor force of both skilled and unskilled workers is essential.
  • Proven team dynamics and project management skill is essential.
  • The candidate must be computer literate

Knowledge and Skills

  • Must have high level of integrity and prudence
  • Abilityto multitask, ready to work long hours and be able to perform under pressure
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and make reports
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Applicants should submit their CVs to the email address: marked “Clerk of Works” on the subject line.

Closing Date: 11th July 2014

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