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Clerk of Works- Section 278/ 106 Agreements

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 by CV-Library

Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£20 - £30 Hourly
Clerk of Works- Section 278/ 106 Agreements

Carrington West on behalf of their client is recruiting for a Clerk of Works- Section 278/ 106 Agreements based in Taunton.

The Clerk of Works- Section 278/ 106 Agreements will join a team involved the supervision of new highway infrastructure, valued in excess of £227 million, pursuant to over 1000 developments with approximately 400 classified as under construction at any one time. The Team is responsible for approving the adoption, as highway maintainable at the public expense, of on average between 6-10km of new carriageways and 2km of cycleway/footways per annum.

The responsibilities of the Clerk of Works- Section 278/ 106 Agreements are

1.Act as the principal point of contact for developers, designers, contractors, other local authorities, interest groups and members of the public with respect to specific developers, development portfolios and/or key development sites. Chair regular portfolio meetings and prepare highlight/tracker reports to manage and monitor progress.

2.Supervise and oversee the undertaking of tasks and production of information and materials used in the administration and implementation of highway infrastructure improvement schemes and the securing of financial obligations/contributions set out in legal agreements.

3.Oversee the preparation/distribution of all relevant certificates and the instructions on Bond reductions.

4.Make all the necessary arrangements to enable site inspections to be undertaken in accordance with legal agreement obligations. Manage the production of the resultant definitive defects reports and arbitrate between parties to ensure remedial works progress towards a satisfactory conclusion.

5.Undertake investigations into political/technical/legal issues associated with highway infrastructure delivered via Section 106 and 278 agreements advising management on the outcome/implications and of any action taken. Advocate complaints or ombudsman enquiries in a professional manner which protects and reflects the standards of the Council.

6.Develop and maintain a good knowledge of highway legal agreements, technical/safety audit processes, highway design standards and health and safety legislation to support senior officers in ensuring that all works are carried out to current best practice and standards.

7.Contribute to the development and delivery of the Infrastructure Programmes Group service improvement programme principally to support the formulation of updated technical design standards, specification, guidance literature, procedures and targets to affect the requirements of National Guidance, professional/government bodies and other authorities. Implement appropriate actions to reflect the requirements of any new or amended policies and the outcomes from any service improvement initiatives.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on (phone number removed).


If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years’ experience in this market. Please call Jason at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information. CWHTT

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