Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor - Data Center Construction
Turner & Townsend, Inc. Seattle, WA
- Posted: April 15, 2021
Company Description At Turner & Townsend, we are passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society. With more than 6,000 professionals in 112 offices across 45 offices, we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, providing the skills and insight to improve the way they develop, deliver and operate their physical real estate assets.
Across private and public sectors, our talented professionals provide the most innovative solutions for our clients' greatest challenges. Our clients value our proactive and client-centric approach, depth of expertise, integrity, and the quality of the work we deliver. As a result, our employees get to work for the top global brands on some of the most exciting projects around the world. Job Description Turner & Townsend is seeking a Consultant or Senior Consultant level Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor (minimum of 5 years' post-graduate experience) with experience working on large-scale data center construction projects. For this role data center experience is required, andyou must be willing to relocate across the US. Job Objectives: * Estimating and negotiating change orders throughout the construction lifecycle. * Provide estimate and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan. * Review and participate with the design services team and general contractor, in the development of the cost estimates. * Reconcile changes and assist the general contractor to ensure that their data is accurate. * Communicate or meet with general contractor and owner project manager to gather status information to prepare a cost estimate update. * Prepare written comments to the general contractor's submissions, including the executive summary. * Coordinate all sources of cost information for cost discussions and suppliers direct from NPA, subs, quantities from A/Es,. * Inform and drive engineering priorities based on cost impact. * Work proactively with minimal supervision to resolve scheduling issues. * Manage cost checks and carry out valuations on larger projects.
Complete timely, accurate cost checking and valuation processes. * Participate effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes. * Manage Cost impact / contingency management and commitment tracking logs. * Prepare funding data presentations and coordinate VE sessions with stakeholders. You will also be responsible for: Pre-Contract * Developing cost plans and estimates through the design phase, delivering updated cost plans at appropriate design milestones. * Providing commercial input to design optioneering and input into value engineering exercises. * Reviewing contractor and subcontractor pricing and leading negotiations on behalf of the client to drive fair contract prices. Post-Contract * Performing quantity surveying, cost controls and change management activities throughout the project lifecycle. * Ensuring that post-contract cost variances and change control processes are managed effectively. * Ensuring that cost auditing and valuation work is managed effectively and that a robust process for cost validation is in place. * Carrying out the production of monthly cost reports for presentation to the client. * Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed in a timely manner. * Compiling as built cost estimate records for benchmarking purposes. Qualifications * Must be willing torelocate across the US. * Data Center experience is required for this role. * Consultant or Senior Consultant level (minimum of 5 years' post-gradu To view the full job description, click here
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