Clerk of Works (Fabric), UWE Bristol

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Clerk of Works (Fabric), UWE Bristol

£40,322 to £44,046 per annum | South West | Date posted 12 Oct 2019

Permanent and full time £40,322-£44,046

The requirements for university buildings is constantly changing and this role includes working with varying requests, balancing the needs of the individual faculties with the needs of the university as a whole.

New technology and new methods of teaching mean that every project moves the university forward to ensure we are always providing the best possible spaces for our students to learn.

At the heart of everything we do is the desire to provide students with everything they need to develop through their degrees, covering all aspects of university life from accommodation, to catering areas, to social and sporting facilities.

As the campus is home to students for most of the year each campus must provide both students and staff with everything they could need. Joining the Estates team means working closely with every element of UWE as the campuses change and adapt to the needs of each individual. The role We are seeking to appoint a full time Clerk of Works (Fabric) to join the busy Estates Department.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in close collaboration with colleagues in our M&E, Project Management, Design & Space Planning teams. You will be joining a great team with a range of skills and specialities based in Frenchay Campus and will be involved new with building construction, refurbishments and adapting and improving spaces.

You will represent the interests of the University by ensuring that the quality of materials and workmanship displayed by building contractors is in accordance with the contract specification and drawings, as well as complying with statutory requirements and industry best practice by inspecting the works in order to give an independent assessment.

UWE Bristol is in the process of building a new engineering department building, which is due to open for occupation in September 2020. The building will provide specialist workshops, study areas and laboratories accommodating a wide range of engineering disciplines such as composite manufacturing, machining and metrology.

Initially a large part of the role will involve working on this exciting multi-million pound project to ensure a successful handover. This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed - with GBP 300m having been spent recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation to enhance our offer even further.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits. This post is a permanent, and full-time working 37 hours per week and is not available on a job share basis.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Stephen Denning on 0117 328 6545 or email:

The University's normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade. You can look forward to joining a thriving academic community.

Closing date: Monday 11 November at 11.59pm.

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Job ref: R00724
Application deadline:
11 Nov 2019