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  • Job reference: RMS0108996

Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/04/2012
  • Time left:
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    (19/04/12)
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The Company:
Our major Oil & Gas Client is in need of a Quantity Surveyor in Houston, Texas.

The Role:
A. In the context of oil and gas projects and FIDIC contracts:

1. Understand the basis for valuing work under different forms of contract if applicable.
2. Measure and value work as executed on site/yard in accordance with the contract and within approved budgets.
3. Measure and value work off-site in accordance with the contract and within approved budgets.
4. Measure and value change and variation orders in accordance with the contract and Client Management of Change (MOC) process.
5. Report on the entitlement of the contractor/fabricator towards payment for work executed.
6. Audit accounts submitted by contractors/fabricators.
7. Measure productivity and performance of contractors/fabricators for forecasting and benchmarking purposes.
8. Ascertain the value of claims under the contract.
9. Prepare final accounts for main contract and specialist works.
10. Work with planning engineer to assess schedule impact of MOC and what corresponding cost impact there is from same.
11. Establish rule of credit for progress measurements for fabrication work and agree with planning engineer. Report site progress back to planning engineer.
12. Develop a monthly report format for the contractor/ fabricator and assist the development of the monthly progress report back to Client.
13. Establish the impact of late delivery of approvals and information from Client and reflect cost and schedule impact on contractor/fabricator and their sub suppliers, vendors and fabricators.


B. Be able to apply the principles and practices of:

1. Value of Work Done (VOWD)
2. Earned Value (EV)
3. Progress and Performance measurement

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
C. Qualifications.
1. Must have a minimum ten years’ experience of similar or related work and preferably be professionally qualified (e.g. RICS) in addition to a bachelor’s degree.
2. Skilled in the use of industry accepted applications for cost, planning and progress measurement, along with the standard Microsoft applications; Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
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