Quantity Surveyor

Parsons International
Muscat, Oman

Ref: HP094-556
Parsons International

The Role


The Role


POSITION OVERVIEW:

Develops, implements and maintains cost control, and/or provides centralized planning and scheduling function on smaller projects worth less than $10 million total installed cost, or assists a more senior Project Control Engineer/Specialist with assigned segments of larger projects. At this level, the Project Control Engineer / Specialist has sufficient training, technical expertise and familiarity with company policies and procedures to work mostly independently on assigned projects. Some rotational experience may be through the Estimating, Cost Engineering, and Planning/Scheduling cost centers. Assignments require the use of a personal computer and a working knowledge of various software used in the Project Controls Department, such as Excel, Primavera, and Document and Materials Controls System (DMCS).

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Cost Engineering:

Develops and maintains the cost control portion of the Parsons Integrated Control System (PICS) to provide project management, as well as the department and Company management, with the necessary tools for project cost control.
May participate in the development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with Procurement, Engineering, and Finance Departments.
Prepares and processes input to the cost control system for all cost reports.
Prepares graphs, diagrams, and other exhibits to illustrate cost status and forecast requirements for Project Management and client.
Performs analytical review and arithmetic checks of cost reporting documentation.

Planning and Scheduling:

Implements and maintains the Planning / Scheduling portion of PICS. Understands and applies engineering, procurement, and construction terminology, concepts, and relationships. Develops and maintains critical path logic networks and bar charts utilizing this information.
Analyzes, evaluates, and forecasts current status against an established baseline schedule. Assesses the impact(s) of design or construction changes and schedule slippages. Reports schedule status to all levels of project and Company management as well as to the client.
Provides computer input and performs analytical review of reports generated.
Accumulates and accesses historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.
May provide guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to others in the resolution of project control problems.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Requirements


Requirements


EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

Certificate in Quantity Surveying
10 Years Experience, of which at least 7 in medium to large-scale highway projects
Must have extensive experience in post-contract quantity surveying, measurements
Evaluation of Contractor’s Interim Payment Certificates
Evaluation of Contractor’s Claims
Must have a high command of written and spoken English for speaking and writing
Must have knowledge of international standards and conditions of contracts such as US, European standards and codes
Must have the ability to prepare progress reports and charts
Must be experienced in professional interfacing with the Client, contractor and his representatives

About the Company


About the Company


Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.

Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.
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