Site Senior Quantity Surveyor

SSH International

Kuwait

Posted
Ref: HP368-199

Job description / Role

What we are looking for?
We are currently searching for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team in Kuwait. The Quantity Surveyor must demonstrate a minimum of 15yrs experience working on building projects in the Middle East.

Our portfolio of live projects includes cultural, healthcare, hospitality and retail projects across the Middle East and North Africa.
SSH is one of the leading master planning, infrastructure, building design, construction supervision and project management firms in the Middle East, with a reputation for design integrity and a portfolio of landmark projects throughout the region.

What will my responsibilities look like in this role?
• Takes-off quantities from drawings of all materials/works needed for civil, structural, mechanical and architectural works.
• Prepares the Bills of Quantities, descriptions, etc. in accordance with drawings and specifications.
• Assists in the preparation of Front-end Documents and Tender Evaluation Reports.
• Prepares of cost plans and estimates at different stages of design.
• Assists in the evaluation of Tender/Bid Documents submitted by the Contractors.
• Prepares of Contract Documents.
• Prepares Cost Analysis on completed projects.
• Writes contractual correspondence and assess and report on contractual disputes.
• Measurement on drawings of all materials/works needed for civil, structural, mechanical and architectural works.
• Prepares the Bills of Quantities either on Excel format or using the QS Elite program.
• Assist in the preparation of other Tender Documents as well as Budget estimates/pricing.
• Assist in the evaluation of Tender/Bid Documents submitted by the Contractors.
• Prepares Cost Analysis on completed projects.

Requirements

What do I need to apply?
• Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying/Engineering
• 15 years previous experience in a similar role.
• Advanced technical writing and communication skills and fluency in the English language.
• Proficiency in Arabic language would be an added advantage.

About the Company

Having been in business for 50 years, we have accumulated unparalled knowledge, skill, and creativity. We use our expertise to develop a truly tailored innovative and creative solution that is in line with our clients' specific requirements. We don't sell a "house style" - that's not our style.

The firm has its headquarters in Kuwait and has completed a wide range of projects locally and throughout the Middle East. A recent survey conducted by the World Architecture Magazine shows that SSH is currently ranked as number fifty two in the world.

We treat our employees as valued members of the team. We believe in the power of every single person who works here and the individual expertise they bring to a project. We reinforce the worth of every individual by giving them the room to excel.

SSH is registered in Kuwait with the Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Public Works, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Defense, the Kuwait Municipality and many private enterprises.

The Firm is registered with international and bi-lateral agencies such as the United Nations Development Programme, the International Road Federation, the Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development, the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, the Committee for Reconstruction and Development in Lebanon.