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Clerk of Works Highways Development Implementation Team
  • Employer: Place
  • Reference: PLA/23/233306
  • Published: Mon 20/03/2023, 12:37 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 11/04/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: 31,099
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Clevedon, North Somerset

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Clerk of Works Highways Development Implementation Team

Directorate:                         Place             

Starting salary:                   JG7:- £31,099 per annum (Pay Award Pending)

Location:                               Based in Clevedon

Hours:                                    37 hours per week

Contract:                               Permanent

Closing date:                       Tuesday 11 April 2023



North Somerset Council has a wide-ranging programme of urban regeneration and transport improvement schemes.  An Additional Clerk of works is required to support the Development Implementation and asset team in the management of road adoptions, i.e. visiting and monitoring construction of roadworks associated with developer-led Section 38 and 278 agreements, to ensure quality control, compliance and safety is maintained. 

You will Liaise with developers and their contractors, Statutory Undertakers and local residents to resolve queries and site issues.

You will also undertake estimating, supervision and administration tasks, including the maintenance of technical records.

You will be required to undertake inspections of roadworks being carried out on the public highway and on development sites this will include checking the setting out of works, quality control of materials, measuring and making arrangements to correct material and workmanship issues.  

You will also be expected to support the wider team in asset inspections and collection or assisting the materials testing laboratory on a adhoc basis within the limits of equivalent tasks in the posts grading

Ideally candidates should have appropriate qualifications or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency based experience:-

- CSCS (Supervisory) Card.

- Temporary Works Supervisor Certificate.

- Qualification in NRSWA and experience of NRSWA inspections/(Chapter 8).

- Qualification in road safety inspection, such as City & Guilds, LANTRA or equivalent.

Driving is an essential requirement of the role.


Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Colin Chandler Lead Engineer on 07776 170282


Visit to download an application pack and apply online.


Anticipated interview date:       Tuesday 18 April 2023


North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.