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  • Job reference: RMS0110056

Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/05/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/05/12)
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, requires expertise for their ongoing oil sands mega-projects in Alberta.
This is a client facing role focused on increasing the effectiveness of inventory management process in a manner that it enables operational reliability, cost and effective working capital management.

The Role:
Key role in a major de-bottlenecking oil-sands project, coordinating and managing the costs from the early design plans through to the completion of construction. Priorities would be to ensure accurate progress measurement, client/contractor reporting, estimate quantities and accurate MTO's.
* Surveying
* Estimating
* Construction
* A good knowledge of construction methods and materials
* Budget handling skills
* A methodical approach to work
* Good organizational skills
* Excellent communication and negotiating skills
* The ability to work as part of a team

Main responsibilities would be:
* Carrying out feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs, bills of quantities, value engineering, valuing completed work
* Monitoring each stage of construction to make sure that costs are in line with forecasts
* Providing financial and physical progress reports

Relevant subjects include:
* Surveying
* Estimating
* Construction

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree or professional qualification or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years in a relevant role on industrial major projects.
Owner-side project team experience preferable.
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