Contracts Engineer

Last Updated: 1st March 2019 (over 3 years ago)

United Kingdom


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Chartered Surveyor with pre-award contract procurement and post-award contract administration duties in the Construction and in the Oil & Gas industries. Experience in industrial, commercial, residential and recreational buildings with infrastructure and utilities. Seabed to surface installations, pipelines, platforms and oil and gas process facilities. Involvement on both the Client (Operator/Developer) and Contractor sides.


Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Chartered Surveyor

   Apr 1999
— May 2003

MRICS, Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Chartered Quality Institute
Chartered Quality Professional

   Sep 1988
— Dec 1989

MCQI CQP, Chartered Quality Professional

Chartered Institute of Building.
Chartered Construction Manager

   Sep 1972
— Apr 1982

MCIOB, Member, Chartered Institute of Building.



   Apr 1971
— May 2015

Contracts Procurement and Administration
Vendor appraisal and pre-qualification. Project risk assessment and contracting strategy. Develop scope of works, formulate terms and conditions and pricing schedules; preparation of enquiry documentation (ITT) using various standard (FIDIC, NEC, JCT, etc.) and bespoke contract templates. Compliance with local content parameters. Tender registration and opening; bid clarification and normalisation; technical and commercial evaluation; benchmarking, rate and price negotiation. Liaison with Tender Board for approvals. Prepare and issue contract documentation for award and signature. Placement of insurances, performance guarantees and advance payment bonds. Post-award contract review and support to contract holders on variations and change orders. Preparation of contractual correspondence. Monitor compliance to requirements and conditions, and report on contractual matters to Management. Verification/ preparation/ submission of invoices, contra charges and set-off. Evaluation and defence of claims. As a contractor: preparation of change proposals, invoices, and recharges including vessel utilisation and marine spreads.

Quantity Surveying
Preparation of schedules of materials, and priced estimates. Produce cost plans, cash flow forecasts and budgets. Formulate valuations and applications for payment. Verify accuracy of subcontractor invoices. Budgetary control and reporting. Track and report VOWD and expenditure against planned cost and budget. Prepare cost phasings, earned value forecasts, and estimated cost to complete. Monitor, record and report variations and change orders and pricing of increases in scope of works. Maintain trend registers and contingency appropriation. Preparation and reconciliation of interim and final accounts. Negotiation and settlement of claims.

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