Quantity Surveyor

  • 04/06/2018
  • Ref.0228

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