TheClerk of Worksabbreviated CoW oversees the quality and safety of both materials and workmanship on a construction site, making sure that building plans and specifications are being followed correctly.Responsibilities:Liaise with the Contractor’s supervisory personnel to ensure a full, current and accurate understanding of the delivery programme, and construction method/activities in progress.Attend and contribute to design team and site meetingsAgree joint quality control procedures with the constructor/contractor in accordance with Client’s Requirements and audit such procedures and records to ensure that quality control inspections are effective and efficientIdentify work to be done and, subject to the prior approval of the Contract Administrator, issue site directions to the Contractor.Undertake a trouble-shooting role, in consultation with the Contract Administrator regarding the investigation of defects and the organisation and direction of remedial worksMaintain a critical but constructive relationship with the contractor’s supervisory staffCarry out duties to meet Health and Safety regulations, including CDM regulations on site and to monitor and instruct contractors/constructors on HS&E PracticesContinuously monitor work on site in accordance with the Contractors Method Statements and the Construction Health and Safety Plan, and endeavour to ensure the safety of all persons affected by the works. Promptly report breaches to contractors and consultants in written form.Carry out regular site visits to:Checks for component clashesEnsure that materials, construction standards and site practices are satisfactoryPrepare Health and Safety reportsRecord and report outcomes to the Contract Administrator/ Employer’s AgentSuch site visits to be coordinated in terms of frequency to occur at times offering the most benefit to the control and quality of the worksHighlighting potential specification design issues for comments before they affect construction and programmeMonitoring construction progress and quality of work. Check that progress is maintained according to programme and advise on any likely cause for delayWhere approval samples are available, compare work carried out against samples and ensure that it’s consistent with the originalCompose records of the works; index and file all drawings and correspondenceLiaise with visiting inspectors (e.g. Building Control Officer, Drainage Inspector, etc)Supervise on site tests and keeping recordsCompiling on site records of activities, conditions & resourcesCompile site diaries and monitor sub-contractor attendance and day worksInspect finished work, 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 defect’s liability periodRequirementPossess a Diploma or a relevant technical qualification in construction or civil engineering related subject e.g. CIOB, BIFM, HNC or equivalent or verifiable work-based experience and trainingMinimum 5 years’ experience in related field, preferably clerk of work.Familiar with building regulation, construction technique, material, testing and inspecting procedureAble to communicate and liaise effectively with consultant, contractors and authoritiesAble to work independently under low supervisionAbility to work under pressure and within tight deadlines
Type : Company job
Role : Non-Executive
Industry : Electrical & Electronics
Salary : MYR 2,300 - 3,200
PC Installation & Contracting Sdn Bhd (PCIC) is registered as a class ‘A” Electrical Contractor with Suruhanjaya Tenaga and also a CIDB G7 Registered Contractor and PKK Class1 K7 in Year 1992.
Its initial coreactivities in Electrical up to33KV, Control andinstrumentation Contracting.