ASSISTANT QUANTITY SURVEYOR (Lee Tunnel)
CH2MHILL - London

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Title ASSISTANT QUANTITY SURVEYOR (Lee Tunnel) - Beckton, UK Why CH2M HILL
For decades, CH2M HILL has been a global leader in global leader in engineering, consulting, design, program management, construction and operations , working on the most challenging and impactful projects around the world. Through these challenging projects, we develop our people — who transform complex and creative ideas into reality, every day. Join us and together we can work to build a sustainable world. We support you to reach your greatest career goals through continued professional development , a positive work life balance and undeniably cool engineering projects . Join employee-owned CH2M HILL and discover why our diverse team has been consistently ranked as one of the leading employers and repeatedly recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “ 100 Best Companies to Work For ”. About the Business CH2M HILL , in association with Halcrow, is working with Thames Water , the UK's largest water company, to develop the London Tideway Tunnels .

Two major new tunnels are needed to substantially reduce the volume of untreated sewage overflowing from London’s Victorian sewers into the River Thames – estimated to be approximately 39 million cubic metres in an average year (enough to fill the Royal Albert Hall 450 times) and up to three times more in wetter years.

Required to help ensure the UK complies with Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive, the tunnels will make the River Thames and its tributary the River Lee cleaner and healthier for wildlife and for people.

The deepest tunnels ever constructed in the capital (up to 75m beneath ground level), the diameter of both the tunnels will be wider than three London buses placed side by side.

Starting in west London and broadly following the path of the River Thames through the centre of the capital, the Thames Tunnel is proposed to transfer the flows from the 34 most-polluting Combined Sewer Overflows”(CSOs) to Beckton Sewage Treatment Works (STW) in the east of the city. Construction is due to commence in 2012/13, for completion in 2020.

The shorter (7km) Lee Tunnel will eliminate some 16 million cubic metres of sewage from being discharged to the River Lee from Abbey Mills Pumping Station Stratford. Flow from the Lee Tunnel will also be processed at Beckton STW. Starting in spring 2010, construction is expected to be complete by 2014.

Together the Lee and Thames Tunnels will be one of the most challenging engineering feats ever undertaken in modern-day London. They will have a combined capacity of 1.6 million cubic metres. Description and Desired Qualifications Purpose and Functions:
To assist the Commercial Manager, Senior Quantity Surveyor and Cost Manager in the operation of the Cost and Change Management systems on a daily basis for the Lee Tunnel Project including inter alia:

Cost Collection / Interim Valuations / Payments

Forecasting and Budget Monitoring (against multiple budgets)

Administer Change Control and assist with Risk Evaluation

Responsibilities and Duties:
Assist in the preparation of forecasts in a consistent manner using Programme Systems.

Provide support (production of Excel or other system based) data for budget development.

Prepare and monitor Change Control Requests.

Support preparation of Risk Evaluation from a cost viewpoint.

Produce cost trends

Ensure that all costs are collected in a consistent and timely manner.

Manage from award to Final Account Work Packages Basic Qualifications

Eligibility to work in the UK

MRICS/MCIOB/MCInstCES qualified or currently working towards same.

Relevant quantity surveying experience

Bachelor of Science Degree in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Business or Construction Management or equivalent experience

Advanced capabilities in Excel vital.

Basic capabilities in Access desirable.

Good level of IT literacy (Thames Tunnel likely to move to new off-the-shelf Cost Management system).

Familiarity with other key computer packages (Word, PowerPoint and Web applications).

Experience of working in a small professional team; used to handling simultaneous requests for support.

Working knowledge of CEMAR and NEC Contract Forms an advantage Country United Kingdom Non-US City London Employment Type Full Time Appointment In Country - Local Hire Assignment Type Long Term Degree Required Bachelors or 4 Year Degree Travel Percentage None Project/Program Name Thames Tideway - Thames Water Job Category Contracts and Procurement
Engineering Professional
Administration Requisition # 35375BR Company CH2M HILL

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