Project Clerk of Works
We're looking for a Clerk of Works to join us on one of the largest conservation projects currently underway in the Trust in Wales. The project and the post will be based at Plas Newydd on Anglesey with its fabulous position on the Menai Straits and breathtaking views of Snowdonia.
You will be making sure that contractors for the National Trust building project carry out their work to the expected Health & Safety and Technical standards, specification and schedule. You will act as the key communications link between the project team and contractors. You will ensure disruption to the public, staff, volunteers and any residents or tenants is managed in the most appropriate and effective way.
What it's like to work here
The National Trust Consultancy is the home to specialists in every field of our work. A national consultancy, where resources are shared across disciplines and boundaries, it's proving to be a great repository of skills, talent and experience. The diversity and quality of expertise within the Consultancy will enable our properties and places to benefit from an extraordinary range of creative and innovative thinking, as well as deep expertise in all matters relating to our twin purpose of caring for the nation's heritage and landscapes, and making these accessible to all.
What you'll be doing
You will provide practical building related support for defined projects. Maintaining professional standards on sites of national/international heritage interest and/or new build sites, and across a Let Estate.
You will be enabling contractors and National Trust property staff to implement the project delivery plans by being the central point of contact and communicator for both parties. You will deal with problems and provide or seek decisions as necessary to maintain momentum of works. You will use technical knowledge and understanding to make decisions or advise the decision makers.
Who we're looking for
To be successful in this role you'll need to able to have/be;
- An understanding of building construction and building services engineering.
- Knowledge of building materials, trades, methods and legal requirements.
- Qualified to ONC/OND, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent or relevant trade background.
- Experience of contractor management in a supervisory capacity in the building industry.
- An understanding of construction health and safety requirements and CDM regulations.
- Good communication, interpersonal skills, team working and organisation.
- A full driving license.
Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.
Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You'll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).
Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.
Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.
All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!