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Surveying Chief

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Engineering, architecture
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Pernix Group is a leading construction company, offering diversified general contracting, design/build, construction management, preconstruction consulting, EPC, and O&M services to private clients and public agencies. We have provided construction services since 1995 and have established a strong reputation within the Government, Commercial & Industrial, and Power markets by executing complex projects on-time and within budget while adhering to strict quality control measures.


We are looking to hire a Surveying Chief for our project in Kampala, Uganda who will be central to the decision-making process throughout the project, through preparation of cost plans for the project thus enabling the design team to arrive at practical designs for the projects and to stay within budget.


Responsibilities

  1. Prepare cost analysis based on the architectural drawings, engineering estimates, materials required and labour involved.
  2. Prepare cost plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for construction projects, which involve liaising with architects, engineers and subcontractors.
  3. Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  4. Evaluate tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiate with the contractors
  5. Control all stages of projects within predetermined budget and expenditure.
  6. Monitor and keep track of project progress and are responsible for the measurement and valuation of variations in the  work during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account.
  7. Work as part of a team to ensure that the requirements of the client are delivered.
  8. Carry out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs.
  9. Provide advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence.
  10. Communicate regularly with project staff and specialist subcontractors to ensure commercial controls are in place, understood and followed at all times.
  11. Manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with business timetable.
  12. Monitor all commercial information in relation to project including labour, material and sub-contractor cost forecasting thus ensuring budgets adhered to.


General Information

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Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Engineering, architecture
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Architectural planning and design; Cost tracking, analysis; Structural engineering; Financial reporting; Tender preparation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Pernix Group

Construction, renovation, maintenanceCompany size: 50-100 people

Pernix Group is a leading construction company, offering diversified general contracting, design/build, construction management, preconstruction consulting, EPC, and O&M services to private clients and public agencies. We have provided construction services since 1995 and have established a strong reputation within the Government, Commercial & Industrial, and Power markets by executing complex projects on-time and within budget while adhering to strict quality control measures.


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