Expat Recruitment - Engineering, Technical & Construction

Cost Consultant - MEP

Job Reference:QS007  
Location:Bahamas, CaribbeanSalary:GBP 50,000 + expat benefits

The initial responsibility associated with this position will be founded specifically on a large-scale international hospitality project with a construction budget in excess of $1 billion dollars, providing MEP cost advice throughout the design and build phase and will require close interaction with the Design Architect and associated design consultants. The position will be site-based in the Bahamas with the following responsibilities:

Perform detailed measurement and pricing of engineering systems
Monitor designs
Evaluate and reconcile bids
Perform contract negotiations and execution
Perform claims mitigation and resolution
Analyze/negotiate change orders and prepare final accounts

The ideal candidate will have a solid background in engineering, quantity surveying, construction management or architecture, with the following:

Minimum 6 years industry experience in construction cost planning/estimating on large-scale commercial buildings ($10+ million construction cost)
In-depth knowledge of complex MEP systems in buildings and their installation processes.
Ability to think strategically, plan and problem solve, and take responsibility for the MEP components of the project
Excellent client (owners/developers/architects/engineers) relation skills and the ability to create an impression of understanding and confidence
Capacity to work in a team setting with minimal supervision or direction
Ability to write complex business documents, such as reports, papers, detailed letters and emails
Excellent organizational, communication and computer skills
Degree in relevant engineering discipline or quantity surveying

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