Prepares material takeoffs on assigned contract, project, or program from engineering drawings, plans, and specifications. Reviews takeoffs prepared by others to check for completeness, appropriate definition, and accuracy. Prepares detailed breakdown structures (WBS) for contracts, projects, or elements of a program sufficient to define the scope to be delivered. Defines the specific scope intended by the contract documents, project development requirements and/or the program element components, systems and subsystems.
Prepares and summarizes the bases of estimate (BOE) development, including estimate scope, estimate method of development, pricing utilized, labor, material and equipment rates included in the estimate, assumptions and exclusions, escalation, parametric comparisons using previous estimate data from similar projects, estimate quality control (QC) review and results, and estimate conclusion and recommendation. Delivers a complete and comprehensive estimate of probable cost based on the proposed contract documents inclusive of contract terms and conditions. Defines, details and estimates the cost of contract general conditions and job cost in compliance with the planned execution to accomplish total contract delivery.
Drafts contracts for engineering services projects, relying heavily on previous contracts as a resource for terms and conditions.
Participates as a member of the negotiating team, assuming responsibility for explaining positions and resolving matters of a business nature related to the proposed contract.
Monitors and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure that contract requirements are met.
Collaborates with colleagues across organizational lines to obtain and transmit business information necessary for the Project Manager to more effectively monitor the status of the project.
Prices change orders and follows through to ensure that contractual coverage is implemented.
Prepares letters to client requesting approvals and interpretations required to comply with the provisions of the contract.
Collaborates with appropriate Procurement personnel on project subcontract matters.
Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost limitations.
Prepares letters to clients notifying them of contract cost limitations and requirements for additional funds.
Prepares project/facility acceptance documents and follows through to ensure acceptances are approved by the client.
Furnishes business and financial information requested by the client, as delegated by the Project Manager.
Identifies contractual problems and takes appropriate action to ensure a satisfactory resolution. Follows up on problems demanding management attention to ensure a timely response to the client.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
15+ years of quantity surveying and contract administration experience is required, including considerable years working on road and highway projects.
Requires a working knowledge of industry business practices and contract administration principles, as well as some exposure to contract negotiations.
Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration
- Job Location
- Al Kuwait, Kuwait
- Company Industry
- General Engineering Consultancy
- Company Type
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role
- Civil Engineering
- Employment Type
- Monthly Salary Range
- Number of Vacancies
- Career Level
- Mid Career
- Years of Experience
- Min: 10
- Residence Location
- Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma