Lorcan Friel

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€35,000 - €50,000 per annum


30 days ago


Professional & Technical



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O’Neill & Brennan are currently recruiting for an experienced Clerk of Works (Building Inspector) on behalf of our Client.

This is a Tralee based job.

Clerk of Works (Building Inspector) Duties:

  • Supervising the construction and repair of dwellings, civic buildings, public realm projects
  • Certification of proper use of materials and preparation of costings of work done.
  • Inspection of works of building construction, development, and ancillary civil engineering works to ensure compliance with specifications, energy and accessibility standards, building regulations, building grant requirements and planning permission.
  • Carrying out building surveys and audits to determine appropriate building energy upgrade works, as well as supervising works and carrying out energy monitoring.
  • Working as part of a team, often working with Consultants on behalf of the Client
  • Inspecting and reporting on the condition of structures, specifying repairs, renewals, or rebuilding
  • Carrying out inspection as directed with a view to ascertaining the existence of dangerous structures/buildings/places or those likely to become dangerous including all the required legal processes and supervision of works as necessary.

Clerk of Works (Building Inspector) Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety Legislation
  • Have an extensive experience of supervision and monitoring of construction including new build, maintenance and refurbishment works for the purposes of Quality Control, compliance with contract drawings and good building standards.
  • Have experience in the inspection of dwellings, and buildings and civil engineering works
  • Have a knowledge of modern methods of construction and advanced energy standards.
  • Degree in Engineering or Architecture.
  • Be a member of the Institute of Clerk of Works in Ireland or possess a full course.
  • Certificate in building issued by the Technical Instruction Branch of the Department of Education
  • Good knowledge of civil engineering works or of building construction.
  • Good communication and writing skills (reports writing, keeping works records, measuring, and recording all variations from contract and reading drawings.
  • Satisfactory knowledge of the surveying, levelling, and setting out of works.
  • Good computer skills
  • Hold a full driving licence (Category B)

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to or call Lorcan on 087 920 0905 for a confidential conversation.


Lorcan Friel

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