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Construction Clerk of Works

Building quality and standards have been news headlines around the country and to find out more of how construction quality is monitored iSpani joins Vincent Nontuntu as he applies for the position of Clerk of Works at SLB Consulting Engineers’ flagship Cornubia Integrated Housing Project in KZN.




The clerk of works monitors and ensures construction work is carried out to quality standards, specification and schedule, and that health and safety procedures are being followed at every phase of construction.

As the only boy in a large family Vincent has been looking for a secure career in the industry, “Working hard to pursue your goals and keeping a positive attitude are qualities that help you when you need to maintain a level-head in times of success and failure.” Watch Video

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