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Quality Inspector Clerk of Works

Croydon, Surrey
£59,306 to £82,360
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

Salary: £59,306 to £82,360 per annum + £5,000 car allowance

Hours: 36 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

We're recruiting a Quality Inspector to work as part of our Development delivery team in the region ensuring compliance with specification, good workmanship, best practice and leading the production of a high quality final product.

About the job:

This is a site role to provide expert input on build progress and quality from design to handover. As part of the team, this role will lead on producing an excellent quality build in all aspects.

You'll be working with the team to identify and find solutions for design matters/issues with the aim of early engagement to minimise the effect on the project

You'll also assist the team in creating safe working environment for all putting the health and safety of the project first.

Other duties will include;-

  • Support the Delivery Manager / Commercial Manager to give advice and maintain accurate records for time, quality and cost of the project.
  • Work with the wider team in assessing buildability and deliverability on early stage plans, programme and RIBA stages 1 to 4.
  • Highlight any potential specification and design issues for comment and rectification before it could affect construction and programme.
  • Consistent quality monitoring, ensuring all identified quality issues are tracked and fully resolved with an auditable trace to resolution.
  • Work on multiple projects across the region and priorities collaboratively with the Delivery Manager / Commercial Manager greatest site needs.

What we are looking for:

  • Significant experience in the construction industry with an in-depth knowledge of sub and supper structure for apartment construction and house building experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of build materials and their interaction with each other.
  • In-depth knowledge of build sequences and programming
  • Experience of working in complex multi-dimensional projects in a large construction organisation.
  • Confidence in making judgements effectively and recommendations based on evidence and analysis.
  • Experience of managing risk, issues and dependencies within a complex programme.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with a proven ability to influence senior stakeholders and customers.
  • High degree of IT skills with an in-depth understanding of current market leading digital delivery tools for programme, quality and defect tracking.
  • Qualified in an appropriate subject to NVQ level 6 or Degree level

What you can expect from us:

Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-

  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
  • Initial 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service.
  • A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of healthcare options, dental insurance, restaurant card and cycle to work along with 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!
  • Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5% of your salary with generous life assurance
  • Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees.

Other perks:

  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave
  • Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family
  • Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave

Closing Date: Thursday 6th October at midnight

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.

Our commitment to equality and diversity means that we are keen to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including but not limited to part-time working and job share, enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave, and compassionate leave.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.


Latimer is the development arm of Clarion Housing Group. We exist to build homes and create communities, playing our part in tackling the housing crisis.

What sets Latimer apart is our long-term commitment to the people who live in our homes. Our model is not to build and then move onto the next site. We are long-term stewards of place, committed to building sustainable and thriving communities.

We are part of a social business, reinvesting our profits back into building more affordable homes and supporting Clarion residents.

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  • Job Reference: 718588621-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Clarion
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Salary: £59,306 to £82,360
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent