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Quantity Surveyor – Onshore Claims and Disputes Support

Perth - Western Australia - Australia - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Academic Bachelor

Brunel’s Oil & Gas Operator client are recruiting Quantity Surveyors – Onshore Claims & Disputes Support with 5 – 10 years relevant experience. 12 month contracts working 45 hours per week. Perth CBD based with some business travel to Darwin. Only Perth based applicants with Australian working rights will be considered.

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Scott McAdam, Account manager

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About this role

Primary Deliverables

  • Prepare detailed chronologies and summaries of relevant correspondence, including emails, and other documents to support the defence of claims submitted by the Contractor and to prosecute claims against the Contractor;
  • Liaise with IM&T in relation to document collection and management;
  • Provide general quantity surveying and quantum analysis and support in relation to Change Order Requests (COR’s) submitted by the Contractor;
  • Support the Senior Commercial/Claims Advisor and the Senior Disputes Lawyers as necessary during all phases of a dispute.

Key Technical Deliverables

  • Assist with compiling and responding to COR’s, Claims and the like;
  • Analyses the pricing/schedule impact of Work Instructions, COR’s and Claims;
  • Prepare recommendation/synopsis papers for the Senior Commercial / Claims Advisor primarily in respect to COR’s;
  • Upkeep relevant Contracts Management systems;
  • Support cost forecasting activities;
  • Comply with all Contracts Management processes and procedures and ensure overall governance is maintained;
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Experience with CMS databases such as Coreworx and Ringtail would be beneficial.

About you

  • Recognised quantity surveying qualification (BSc or similar), MRICS or AIQS professional membership and 5 to 10 years of relevant experience;
  • Good level of understanding of construction law with an ability to apply it in a practical non-academic way to support the business objectives;
  • Detailed knowledge of EPC contracts;
  • Understanding of construction adjudication and arbitration practice and procedure;
  • Keen attention to detail with an ability and readiness to search through large databases to identify relevant evidence without losing focus of the Company’s wider objectives;
  • Previous eDiscovery experience would be an advantage but is not essential;
  • Experience in all aspects of quantity surveying, both pre and post contract, with experience of re-measurements BQ, schedule of rates, cost management systems and processes (>5 years) coupled with a working knowledge of engineering and or services/consultancy practices, preferably in oil and gas industry;
  • Experience with preparation and review and analysis of claims including delay, disruption, extensions of time and analysis of quantum;
  • Experience of large multi-million dollar construction disputes;
  • Experience of large multi-billion dollar construction projects would be of benefit.

What we offer

With over 100 offices in 42 countries we are proud to offer this exciting career opportunity with an industry leader.

As a Quantity Surveyor seconded by Brunel, it means you are employed by us & guided in this process by a dedicated Account Manager.

In addition to your salary that is always paid on time, we also offer excellent benefits, such as favourable super fund etc.

At Brunel, you are securing not only a contract but also your career.

We provide the tools for success; world class training and advanced technology to ensure you succeed within Brunel.

In addition, Brunel also provides excellent upward and international mobility worldwide.

About us

One of the leading Operators in the industry and among the most respected in the world. Committed to innovation, they truly are a major global player with a huge presence in Australia. An Industry leader responsible for developing some of the world's largest & most complex projects globally. With a reputation for employing the best candidates on the market & retaining solid performers, this is a company that offer outstanding compensation packages, a collaborative work environment and a balanced work-life culture.


  • Vacancy number: PUB163817
  • Location: Perth
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 45
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Scott McAdam

Account manager Brunel Energy Australia Perth

+61 8 9429 5600

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