Sr. Quantity Surveyor

  • NA
  • Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Purpose: The primary purpose of this role to produce and assure the Quantity Surveying and Project Controls deliverables to the safe, efficient, and successful execution of a flagship offshore project in Trinidad and Tobago. The successful candidates will be based in the fabrication yards of Mexico and Trinidad during the construction and commissioning of the offshore platform.

• Demonstrate commitment to HSSE and show leadership that fosters appropriate behaviors while ensuring compliance with HSSE rules and policies. Project Progress Monitoring:

• Responsible for tracking, verifying, and reporting of the physical progress of site construction and CSU activities on behalf of Company.
• Evaluate progress on construction sites, measure and assess the Value of Work Done (VOWD).
• Assess and manage variations to the contract, including changes in scope, specifications, or unforeseen circumstances.
• Monitor Contractor performance and progress against approved schedule and budget, identify slippages with root causes.
• Provide necessary support to Company Construction team in verifying claimed progress and forecasts.
• Liaise with central Project Services and CP team and provide all supporting documentation for processing claims/back charges.
• Collaborate with project teams and stakeholders to ensure clear communication regarding cost and schedule-related matters.
• Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on industry trends, technologies, and best practices in quantity surveying, and contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and procedures within the organization. Forecasting:

• Monitor and report movements against the approved Schedule and Budget, plus analyzing and forecasting Key Milestone dates and Cost-to-go.
• Provide inputs on the latest forecast dates and cost to Company planning engineers and cost engineers for incorporation into the Company integrated schedule and budget reporting.
• Identify potential risks and uncertainties that may impact project cost and schedule and develop strategies to mitigate these risks.
• Provide inputs and contribute to Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis (CSRA) if needed.

• Develop and maintain schedule progress reports at site including progress trend analysis, Performance KPIs, and Trend Based Forecasting.
• Report construction progress in terms of % complete, systems and quantities installed.
• Develop and maintain cost reports at site including Commitments, VOWD, OP/LE, EVM (if applicable), and Trend Based Forecasting, Contingency Management, performance tracking, and KPIs.
• Provide timely and accurate progress data at the relevant cut-off period.
• Review reports issued by contractor and highlight any red flags jointly with Company management team.
• Review contractors project controls reports to ensure accuracy of progress updates.

Experience and Qualifications:
• Quantity Surveying/ Engineering Degree and/or Certification as a Quantity Surveyor or Construction Planning.
• Minimum 10 years industry experience in site-based QS/Project Controls positions.
• Proven experience in quantity surveying or cost & schedule management within the construction industry.
• Knowledgeable of construction contracts, regulations, and industry standards.
• Fully versed with using P6 and Microsoft Office suite.
• Strong analytical and numerical skills, with attention to detail.
• Strong skills in communications, consensus building across diverse teams, interpersonal and stakeholder engagement.
• Team player comfortable with handling high workloads and balancing multiple priorities and complex stakeholder interactions in a collaborative way.

• This role will be based in fabrication yards in Mexico and Trinidad, reporting to the Construction Manager at site and the Project Planning Lead of Shell Project Services Team.
• Complex environment to deliver with multiple locations of both the owners’ team and EPC contractors, with delivery through a matrix organization.
• Self-empowered and independent delivery with a high workload and balancing multiple priorities and complex stakeholder interactions.

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