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Clerk of Works – Mechanical

House of Commons
London (Central)
£41,621 to £50,091
Closing date
20 Feb 2022
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Job Details

Number of jobs available  1

Band / Grade  B1 H1, B1 SPTO

Post Type  Permanent

Working Pattern  Full Time

Contract Type  Permanent

Salary  £41,621 to £50,091

Leave entitlement  Starting at 30 days per annum, pro-rata

Pension  Civil Service Pension Scheme

Closing Date  20/02/2022, 23:55

Interview dates  Likely to be between the middle and end of January 2022.

Job Description  Clerk of Works – Mechanical V2.pdf – 127KB 

Additional Information  House of Commons Benefits and Support.pdf – 495KB 

In-House Services and Estates (IHSE) team in Parliament takes great pride in looking after and improving the buildings of Parliament itself, as custodians of the Estate. We operate on a working World Heritage site which attracts visitors from all over the globe, in a challenging stakeholder environment where conservation and the need to innovate and build for the future coincide.

The Role

Working with Project Leaders within the Project Delivery Team, the Mechanical Clerk of Works will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of projects to specified Mechanical standards. Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsibility for inspecting a wide variety of building services installations, reporting on their completeness, quality, compliance against the design (Works Information), witnessing verifications, testing and commissioning and reviewing all record documentation for accuracy.
  • Review of designs, specifications, Works Information, Scopes, technical submittals, requests for information and Early Warnings before tender, during construction and through to Completion to ensure systems meet the Employers requirements, are commissionable and maintainable.

Other responsibilities include contract and contractor management, resource management, stakeholder management and effective planning, innovating and improving.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Level 3 qualified in a Mechanical engineering discipline and/or significant equivalent experience.
  • Site-based building services engineering experience working as a Mechanical Building Services engineer CoW, or Site Installation Supervisor/Inspector on new and refurbishment projects in occupied/historic buildings.

 Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • HND/HNC qualified in a Mechanical engineering discipline.
  • Member of professional body such as IET, CIBSE, IMechE etc.
  • Accredited NEC3 Supervisor.

Why Join?

In addition to your salary, we offer an attractive range of benefits including:   

  • 30 days’ annual leave (increasing to 35 days after first full leave year).   
  • Civil Service Pension scheme.   
  • Access to training and development.
  • Flexible working.   
  • Interest free season ticket loan and bicycle loan.   

Next Steps

If you would like to apply for this role, please submit your CV and 500-word cover letter.

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the Job Description.


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