Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
On Line People Limited
Location
Immingham
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
On Line People Limited are currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator to work for one of our major clients based in Immingham. This is initially a contract position, working full time hours Monday to Friday. Approximate duration is 12 months+.

Basic Function
• Responsible for providing contract administration, financial measurement, valuation and certification to construction contracts.
• Responsible for management and development of the project estimating databases and models and the production of project cost estimates.
• Supervises agency project QS Team
Contract Engineer/Administrator (QS)
• Liaison with construction and procurement groups in the preparation, award and management of construction / fabrication contracts
• Supervises and directs agency project Quantity Surveyors to achieve required standard of contract cost control
• Develop and amend “Schedule of Rates” basis to apply to discipline construction contracts
• Develop and implement processes to measure, value and certify construction works performed
• Coordinates with 3rd Party Contractors to resolve cost management issues
• Support project leaders and construction disciplines to negotiate and resolve contract claims and variations
• Provides advice and guidance on optimal compensation / measurement methods
• Input to cost monitoring and forecasting of construction projects
• Manage site instructions and variation orders
• Through effective contract control has impact on a significant element of the refinery capital budget
Project Cost Estimating
• Develop and maintain the estimating database and models
• Interpret project scopes of work and engineering work pack to establish quantity take offs for estimating
• Understands discipline (Civil, Structural, Piping, Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation, Painting) standards to apply in estimating process
Produce cost estimates for all refinery projects; conceptual order of magnitude through to detailed full funding approval levels.
Critical Skills
• Strong negotiation / influencing skills
• Computer literacy (Excel, SAP)
• Analytical skills
• Ability to rationalise options
• Strong communication skills both written and oral.
• Focus in continuous improvement
• Knowledge of Procurement / Accounting policy
• High ethical standards
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Self-motivated
• Ability to interact with contractors
• Engenders trust

Essential Qualifications
• Quantity Survey (QS) trained and certificated
• Contract knowledge and expertise

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