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Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Muskrat Falls
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/02/2015
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The Company:
Our client, a diverse Canadian Energy Company, plans new developments estimated at $12+ Billion over the next 5 years.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador will be given first consideration for this position.

The Role:

Under the authority of Site Project Controls Manager, the Quantity Surveyor will provide a supporting role to assist in the fulfilment of Nalcor's overall cost and schedule delivery targets and objectives. In fulfilling this mandate, the Quantity Surveyor is expected to work closely with the Site Project Controls Manager, and
liaise closely with the execution teams and functional managers to implement cost management processes and fulfilment of requirements. The Quantity Surveyor may be responsible for the direction and mentorship of additional support resources that may be assigned to the Muskrat Falls site.


Reporting directly to Site Project Controls Manager, the Quantity Surveyor is expected to interact extensively with the Project Controls Team (site and home office), Project and Area Managers, Construction and Area Construction Managers,
Site Manager and Contractors. The Quantity Surveyor will be expected to work in a team environment as well as independently with direction from the Site Project Controls Manager.


As a member of the Project Management Team, the Quantity Surveyor is a support resource to the Site Project Controls Manager in providing support and providing project controls services to ensure Nalcor's cost and schedule management
targets and objectives are fulfilled. The Quantity Surveyor will support the Site Project Controls Manager in execution of established processes and systems to ensure that accurate progress and cost information is provided on a timely basis. The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible to support the Site Project Controls Manager with functions related to the Construction of the Muskrat Falls Generation Facility, the general scope of which includes: the Powerhouse and Intake, Spillway, Transition Dams, North and South Dams and the North Spur.


• Safety oriented.
• Be an active member in a highly dynamic team environment that has tight deadlines, high pressure and visibility,
requiring accuracy, initiative and ability to multi-task.
• Possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and communicate with team members.
• Excellent problem solving skills.
• Ability to plan work well, and to be well organized.
• Demonstrate a willingness to adhere to Nalcor's vision and values.
• Solution oriented.
• Must be able to work in a collaborative and supportive manner with stakeholders.
• Ability to work 14/7 or 20/8 shift rotation in a site based environment.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

• Significant experience (10+ years) on large engineering and construction projects with a focus on heavy civil and
industrial projects.
• Minimum of five (5) years of quantity surveying experience on large construction projects. Site experience is an
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a diverse work team.
• Advanced proficiency in the use of MS Excel.
• Proficiency in the use of MS Word and MS Powerpoint. Proficiency in MS Access would be an asset.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).
• Commercially astute.
• Experience working with (or for) large national or international construction contractors.
• Experience with multiple contracting models and compensation terms including unit rate, lump sum and reimbursable.
• Adaptability to perform in demanding work environments.
• Ability to analyse and interpret complex data.
• Quality focused with acute attention to detail.

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