KAEFER Integrated Services Pty Ltd is the Australian subsidiary of the KAEFER Group, a company renowned worldwide for excellence in the fields of industrial insulation and associated industries, with operations in more than 30 countries and over 28,000 employees worldwide.
We specialise in the supply of Industrial Services to the Oil, LNG, Mining and Power Industries and pride ourselves on our effective delivery of quality products and our exceptional service to clientele.
We are also committed to the continuous development and training of our personnel to maintain a safe and rewarding work environment.
KAEFER are seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor / Contracts Administrator to join our busy South Australian Operations Team in South Australia.
The position responsibilities include :
Review IFC drawings and prepare Bill of Quantities
Estimate the quantity and costs of materials
Tendering, negotiation and selection of contractors / subcontractors
Preparation of contracts / subcontracts
Set budgets for payments, inventory needs, and materials
Assist project setup for schedule and cost alignment via Cost Coding.
Track changes in plans or constructions; update budgets
Prepare and administer contractual correspondence, notices, claims
Act as a liaison between clients and site managers / engineers
Keep track of construction materials and inventory
Identify potential financial or construction risks
Advise clients on improvements, strategies, and / or estimated costs
Prepare progress & productivity data for payment applications and invoicing
Document Weekly & Monthly project reporting.
Develop and maintain working relationships with contractors and subcontractors
Utilize software to calculate, record, and track inventory and estimates
Analyse completed projects to determine and compare costs and prepare final accounts
To be considered for this role you must have :
Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, constructing engineering, management or related field
5-10 years’ years of general construction estimating experience, financial experience, construction experience, or related field
Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite
Able to analyse financial records and apply data to improved results
Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills
In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing in the mining and oil & gas industry
Experience in rates reimbursable, cost plus and lump sum projects
At KAEFER is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from woman and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.