Quantity Surveyor

  • 10/08/2018
  • Ref.0254

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
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to interact with contractors
  • Engenders trust

·         Strong interpersonal skills


Essential Qualifications

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