QS / Estimator

  • 03/09/2020
  • Ref.0447

On Line People are currently looking for a QS on a 12 month contract basis. This is a full time role based in the Immingham area.

Basic purpose/accountabilities:

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.

Primary functions/responsibilities:

Contract Engineer/Administrator (QS)

  • Liaison with construction and procurement groups in the preparation, award and management of construction / fabrication contracts
  • Works with other 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

  • Provide total project cost estimates using P66 estimating workbooks
  • 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

Essential Qualifications

  • 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



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