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Quantity surveyor

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job:
Mott MacDonald is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to support on a major aviation expansion scheme in Kuwait.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Prepare and maintain interim and final quantity record on daily, weekly and monthly progress.
  • Check the contractor interim and final payment certificate.
  • Check joint measurement sheets for interim payments.
  • Evaluate new rates for new items.
  • Maintain current as-built drawings as work progress.
  • Prepare reports related to commercial and financial issues in coordination with the planning specialist.
  • Assist in preparation of change orders.
  • Assist in evaluation of claims
  • Perform any duties assigned by the CRE/RE in line with the project works.
  • Review the Bill of Quantities & Identify any shortcomings, errors or omissions
  • Analyse outcomes & write detailed reports on progress
  • Provide advice on contracted claims
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to project/commercial risks
  • Advice on any procurement matters
  • Support Consultant team in Monitoring Internal Project costs and variations

Candidate Specification

Essential Candidate Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying from an accredited university
  • Minimum 7
    years’ in a similar capacity
  • Demonstrable experience of working on large transportation schemes; aviation experience will be a distinct advantage
  • Able to work in a cross cultural environment
  • In Mott MacDonald, we have a strong policy ethical behaviour and expect the highest standards of ethical practice. These are at the core of our corporate values hence do not engage in any aspects of bribery or corrupt practice. As such, we expect staff must always act:
    • Professionally
    • With integrity
    • With due skill, care and diligence
    • In good faith, and
    • In compliance with all applicable laws
  • Ability to relate to people of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels including external stakeholders
  • Leadership and/or managerial experience along with mentoring skills
  • Ensure MacDonald HSE policies are implemented and adhered in every activity
  • Sound knowledge of professional and international standards
  • Ability to be registered with Kuwait Society of Engineers (if an Engineer)
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