Cost Estimator / Quantity Surveyor
Job Type
Full-time
Description

  

Excelerate Energy is changing the way the world accesses clean, affordable, and reliable energy. We are focused on providing flexible LNG solutions to emerging markets across the globe and delivering a lesser emitting form of energy to markets that often rely on coal as their primary energy source.


We strive to achieve sustainable results by delivering what we promise and by investing in our people, assets, and technology while promoting a culture of safety, quality, and environmental stewardship.


We believe our human capital is our most valuable asset. We hire exceptional people who thrive in a dynamic and collaborative work environment.  We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of safety, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Together, we can create a better future by delivering clean energy to the global communities that need it most.


Job Summary: The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for development and monitoring of construction costs, development of quantity take-offs and support claim resolution.


Responsibilities: 

  • Develop or identify and support the procurement of a robust cost estimating tool.
  • Develop or adapt cost estimating procedure for the Company. 
  • Price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for projects
  • Develop cost estimates for projects in different stages of development 
  • Review and verify contractor cost estimates
  • Evaluate claims
  • Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • Advise on a procurement strategy
  • Communicate or meet with contractors to gather status information to prepare a cost estimate update.
  • Coordinate all sources of cost information for cost discussions and suppliers direct from NPA, subs,  quantities from A/Es,.
  • Inform and drive engineering priorities based on cost impact.
  • Identify, analyze, and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Provide advice on contractual claims and disputes
  • Support contract negotiations 
  • Prepares bills of quantities from specifications and drawings
  • Writes detailed progress reports
  • Works within strict safety, health, and environment guidelines
  • Support development of Tender Documents 
  • Update budget based on documented changes in design 
  • Develop procedures to measure and value the work done on site
  • Review Applications for Payments
  • Inform and drive engineering priorities based on cost impact.
  • Work proactively with minimal supervision to resolve scheduling issues.
  • Manage cost checks and carry out valuations on larger projects. Complete timely, accurate cost checking and valuation processes.
  • Participate effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes.
  • Manage Cost impact / contingency management and commitment tracking logs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. 

  

Travel Required

Yes

Work Authorization

Must be authorized to work in assigned location. 

Requirements


· Bachelor's degree in construction management, cost management, quantity surveying, engineering or field related to construction.

· Construction estimating 

· A minimum of 5 years of post-graduate experience working in a construction cost management role.