Clerk of Works Job in Kenya

Clerk of Works
Kenya National library Service Board is an ISO 9001:2008 certified State Corporation under the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture. 
The Board is constructing a modern National library and headquarters building at its premises at Community along Ngong road. 
The Board wishes to recruit a clerk of works for the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Clerk of Works will be responsible for ensuring that high standards of quality control are maintained through monitoring of construction, contract progress, procedures, workmanship, schedules and the overall job safety as well as effective coordination between the contractor and the consultants.

He/she will be expected to:
  • Be familiar with all relevant drawings and written instructions, checking them and using them as a reference when inspecting the work
  • Make visual inspections
  • Take measurements and samples on site to make sure that the work and the materials meet the specifications and quality standards
  • Ensure that the works are within the legal requirements
  • Have a wide understanding of the building industry, including knowledge of materials, trades, methods and be conversant with statutory legal requirements
  • Maintain detailed records of all aspects of the works
Qualifications, Skills and Personal Qualities

Applicants should posses the following:
  • At least C+ in KCSE
  • At least a diploma in Building Construction or Architecture
  • Minimum 10 year experience as a Clerk of Works
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Good interpersonal skills
Interested applicants who meet the qualifications stated above should apply for the position to reach the undersigned on or before 18th July 2012.

The Director,
Kenya National Library Service,
P.O. Box 30573 – 00100,

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