We are seeking a QS / Estimator for a prestigious client based near Immingham, North East Lincolnshire. This is a contract role, offered for an initial duration of 12 months, after which the requirements will be re-assessed.
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.
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 capital budget
Project Cost Estimating
Provide total project cost estimates using 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 projects; conceptual order of magnitude through to detailed full funding approval levels
Strong negotiation / influencing skills
Computer literacy (Excel, SAP)
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
Ability to interact with contractors
Quantity Survey (QS) trained and certificated
Contract knowledge and expertise