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  • Job reference: RMS0225753

Sr. Cost Estimation Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/07/2020
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:

This Oil & Gas Project now has a career opportunity for a quantity surveyor to provide support to the Project's construction manager and progress team. Reporting to the Manager, Estimate, Risk, and Progress, you will have the following responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager, Estimate, Risk & Progress Manager and in complete coordination with the Construction Manager, the Construction estimator/Quantity Surveyor is responsible for:
* Reviewing construction plans and client issued drawings and preparing quantity requirements.
* Validation of contractor's LEMs (labor/equipment) and Daily Field Reports (DFRs) utilized on the cost reimbursable scopes.
* Measurement of progress/volumes on all pipeline construction activities.
* Measuring and tracking unit price items (UPI) and monitoring the associated costs.
* Scrutinizing contractor's report on quantities installed and reconciling frequently.
* Understanding and enforcing contract documents.
* Tracking planned vs. actual resource allocations (labour, equipment, and materials) for all activities.
* liaise with the contractor, construction manager, project manager, cost controls, field engineers and office progress specialists.
* Assist CMT by proof checking LEMs, progress and payment documentation for compliance and accuracy
* Report regular actual quantities installed vs planned, provide variance explanations, risks/impacts and mitigation plans as required
* Document and track any changes in design and raise trends to update quantities/budgets.
* Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with external and internal stakeholders.
* Physically capable of standing and walking for extended time periods at site as required.

Minimum qualifications
* Five or more years of related pipeline or Linear project construction experience
* Construction estimating experience is required..
* Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred qualifications

* Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to organize, plan, and strategize.
* Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
* Comfortable in a field (Kitimat BC) or office setting

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