Quantity Surveyor - #24765

Parsons


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Riyadh
Contract type: Full time

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Quantity Surveyor to join our team! In this role you will get to prepare task for specific segments of a contract, project or elements of a program, apply quantity surveying and estimating standard techniques, processes, work flows procedures and formats, to gain exposure to company means and methods, and to learn best practices.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares material takeoffs for assigned segments of a contract, a project, or an element of a program to assist in the definition of scope to be delivered.

  • Assists in the development and preparation of detailed work breakdown structures (WBS) for contracts, projects and elements of programs to support the development of estimate development and delivery.

  • Prepares and summarizes tasked estimates, including labor and material rates, equipment rates, productivity rates, efficiencies, and other resources and impacts that determine unit cost to be utilized for specific scope of work.

  • Utilizes training in the prescribed estimating software and estimating tools necessary to perform quantity takeoffs, estimate calculations, bid item detail development, resource reports, and work activity definition.

  • Obtains quotations by developing the necessary information to define the specification and scope of work for subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers to retrieve materials, equipment, and services pricing to be utilized in the development of estimates.

  • Accumulates, classifies, and documents historical cost data from previously performed contract services delivered by the company for use in the development of future company estimates. Classifies and organizes historical data into a format that complies with company standard databases will be learned and utilized.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by higher-level Estimating staff.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction Management (or related field) is preferred, and typically 5+ years of related work experience involving typical quantity surveying and estimating activities.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • The aptitude to perform fundamental estimating activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is required.

  • In addition, a fundamental understanding of engineering drawings and specifications, as well as good communication skills, and the ability to learn Company utilized software and estimating systems are required.

  • Familiarity with typical project controls software such as Primavera scheduling software, Estimate/Schedule Transfer tools, Contract Manager, and DMCS (Document and Materials Control System) is preferred.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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