Job Description

SCEE are an Australian-based electrical, instrumentation, communication and maintenance services company recognised for our industry leading capabilities. We deliver projects and services across a range of markets including Oil and Gas, Mine and Resources Infrastructure, Industrial, Utilities and Energy Infrastructure, Telecommunications and Data Centres, Commercial Developments and Public Infrastructure and Defense.

We are seeking a commercially astute Contracts Administrator/Quantity Surveyor to oversee and manage the contract for one of our new construction projects. This position will be offered as fixed term contract for the duration of the project and based in Katherine, Northern Territory.

Reporting to the Project Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitate the administration of the contract during the construction phase of the project.
  • Provide support and contractual assistance to the Site Manager
  • Liaise with the Scheduling team to ensure the contractual obligations are being met and to ensure weekly programme reflects the true performance on the project.
  • Demonstrate initiative and continually seek ways that provide the company with a competitive edge and our client’s value for money.
  • Ensure project deliverables are met as per contract by liaising with Site Management and Client representatives.
  • Identify changes and variations for specified works.
  • Organise, compile and submit variations to the contract; monitor and manage the variations log.
  • Follow up with the client to ensure variations and claims are reviewed and signed off on an ongoing basis throughout the project.
  • Organise, compile and submit claims for delays and Extension of Time to the client in accordance with the Contract timelines and requirements.
  • Provide reports on Project performance relating to (but not limited to) Progress, HSE, Manning etc as required by the Contract.
  • Organise, compile and submit progress claims.
  • Reporting on Plant and Equipment utilisation, free issue materials and other agreed cost based reports to the client.
  • Managing financial aspects and compilation of reports.
  • Represent SCEE at site meetings.
  • Provide support and guidance to the Project Manager to close out projects through the drafting and development of any claims, and provide support during the negotiation process if required.
  • Conduct a project ‘contractual review’ and provide report to the Site Manager.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with the Clients team.

The successful candidates are required to have:

  • An understanding of electrical construction
  • Ability to evaluate disruption & delay events within construction activity
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills including, Ability to discuss construction issues with supervision and management, ability to prepare client correspondence
  • Ability to understand and interpret a construction schedule
  • Ability to understand and interpret a construction contract
  • Ability to work independently
  • A Bachelor of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying or Bachelor of Construction Law is desirable
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

Proven experience, confidence in your abilities and a drive to succeed will ensure success in this role. You will be rewarded with a competitive Salary and allowances, along with the opportunity to grow with a company which fosters a vibrant and forward thinking culture

How to Apply

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