Control of Works

Full Time/Permanent
Hard Services
Facilities Management (main)
Engineering, Maintenance
£40,000 to £49,999
£40k - 42k per year + company vehicle
South East
14-01-2022 05:12 PM
11/02/2022 05:13
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Control of Works Operative

Sunbury - TW16

Mon-Fri 08:00-17:00

£40,000-42,000 per year + vehicle!

Our client, one of the biggest FM providers globally are looking for a Control of Works to work on a large Blue Chip site in the Sunbury area.


Purpose of role:

To provide and efficient control of work service, supporting projects, moves and churn Events and operational activities across the contract Portfolio. This role is primarily Sunbury based yet will support the wider team if required at sites in Milton Keynes and West London.

The role will provide support to the COW team day to day management of workflow permits and project requirements Work alongside the operational team Management to ensure that the management of projects is accordioned with the COW and Projects to ensure delivery to the clients MPS.


Role Objectives:

Host oversee review site visits reviews with contractors HSE and ISO accreditation, both projects related and in support of the Permit systems

Support Manage work delivery at client premises, ensuring agreed quality objectives and timely project completion is meet audits and tool box talks are filed.

Manage safe execution of work to ensure adherence to the safe systems of work safety observations work place inspections and project observations.

Management of the COW operations to ensure that workload and permits are managed and delivered.

Manage, support and audit the control of works process,

Develop and maintain consistent, professional and effective communication with project managers, contractors, consultants, customers and client representatives.

Assist contractors, project and FM Managers to understand client and company requirements relating to contractor management and control.

Provide suitable Health & Safety information to contractors including client protocols & company requirements, local procedures, welfare facilities, contacts and carry out inductions when required.

Review, comment and accept risk assessments and method statements prior to work commencement.

Audit and review of Log books and service sheets dip check COSHH.

Carry out and document inspections of work equipment within competency. Both electrical and other skill sets

Undertake proportionate monitoring of contractors to ensure that CDM and Control of Work requirements, including method statements and risk assessments, are being adhered to

Appraise contractor H&S performance with work owners / CAM Managers.

Coordinate with FM infrastructure teams to facilitate works

Proactively seek innovation in all areas of service provision, in pursuit of continuous improvement

Issuing of permits

Managing Low Risk works as well as large projects of multi million pound values.


Knowledge and Qualifications required:

  1. Building Services Knowledge
  2. Electrical Bias
  3. Facility knowledge
  4. HSE Knowledge
  5. City & Guilds or equivalent in an related discipline office and technology driven
  6. SMSTMS / IOSH / NEBOSH certification desirable
  7. Manager or supervisory experience in HSE, COSHH and Logbooks , compliance or Facilities maintenance
  8. Certificated assessor for building services activities including confined space, hot works, working at height, scaffolding, excavations and crane operations knowledge or understanding
  9. Computer literate, familiar with MS Office Applications, including Microsoft Project and capable of becoming competent user of bespoke databases

If this role as a Control of works sounds like it would be of interest, please apply or call the office and ask for Josh!

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