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Clerk of the Works

Staunton, VA 24401

Posted: 02/07/2024 Industry: Project Management Job Number: 191844 Pay Rate: $35-$42 per hour

Job Description

HKA Enterprises is unable to support C2C. 3rd party submissions and C2C requests will not be considered for any positions.

The projects to be built include a maintenance facility PEB, Visitor Center, Museum gift shop and Gallery, and a Hazmat storage facility. The project is in Staunton VA. Need to be in commuting distance. No per diem is in the fees but may be able to work out a stipend for moving expenses depending on salary requirements.



The client is seeking a facilities construction inspector and project controls manager otherwise known as a “Clerk of the Works” (COTW) for a capital improvements project in Staunton VA. The Project Inspector is a representative of the Owner and is responsible to the Owner for performing the duties, observations, and services described. Administrative duties may be assigned to / performed by a Clerk of the Works in support of the Project Inspector. The position may be filled by a 11099 independent consultant or client full time employee. The project location for this position is Staunton Virgina construction site and will be independent duty. .

Job duties include:
• Monitor and inspect all construction materials, equipment, and supplies for compliance with the contract documents, shop drawings, and submittals.
• Inspect installation and workmanship for compliance with the approved plans, specifications, shop drawings and referenced standards. (e.g. ACI, SMACNA, NFPA, NEC, BOCA, ASHRAE,tc.) Verify compliance prior to cover or close-in of work.
• Monitor quality and coordination of trade contractors' Work at all times. Recommend to the Owner ways to alleviate identified problems. Identify all work not done in accord with the Contract Documents and report it to the Owner and A/E.
• Immediately report and log all discrepancies and non-conforming Contractor's work to the Architect/Engineer and the Owner. Also report any discrepancies noted in plans and specifications to the Architect/Engineer (A/E) for clarification or resolution. The Project Inspector shall not interpret or change approved plans and specifications.
• Keep a record or records, including a daily log of construction activity, roofing, tests, inspections, reports, photographs, and annotated drawings, in order to show the progress of and changes in the project during its construction. Keep records of the designer's and designer's representatives' site visits. Maintain these records. (See Formats on the DGS Forms Center.)
• Schedule and monitor roof inspections and all special inspections
• Notify the Owner any safety violations, OSHA visits, accident reports, and corrective actions observed. Such reports do not relieve the General Contractor of responsibility for safety under terms of the Contract for construction.
• Verify invoices for on-site tests/site visits of independent testing entities, which are to be paid by the Owner.
• Submit to the Owner and the A/E a weekly report in an approved format summarizing the significant activities and occurrences at the project site. Include copies of the Daily Reports with the report.
• The Inspector shall participate in progress and monthly pay meetings with the owner's representative, Architect, Contractor, and other designated representatives, to review the current status of Work and any action needed to keep the project within budget and on schedule. The Owner may assign the Inspector other duties related to these scheduled meetings.
• The Inspector shall review the Contractor's detailed schedule and advise the owner on the Contractor's progress and all other construction scheduling issues.


Job Requirements


• have education, trade related training, and experience in a facilities design or construction / inspection -related field; Typically in this position 10 years plus of construction inspection or trades experience is required. An AAS or BS is preferred.
• have the ability to read and understand the requirements of building Plans & Specifications;
• have knowledge of construction means, methods and procedures;
• be knowledgeable of the codes and standards referenced in the Contract Documents (e.g. ACI, SMACNA, NFPA, NEC, ICC, ASHRAE, etc.)
• have an understanding of the General Conditions of a Construction Contract;
• have the ability to read and understand a construction bar chart schedule; and
• have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Must be reliable, mature, self starter, take initiative, and problem solver to work on this independent duty project site.

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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