Construction Cost Control Engineer, Samsung Engineering
Work domain - Engineering:
Energy / Extractive Industries,Industries / Production / Manufacturing
Industry: Oil & Gas, Energy
Project: Increase Gas Handling Capacity Package #4 part of Shaybah NGL plan
Project value – U.S. $ 2.76 billion; Client: SAUDI ARAMCO
Tasks and responsibilities:
Implementing and following company’s procedures regarding Contracts management and Cost control;
Drafting and issuing documents for contracting phases starting with pre-qualification, documents preparation, Invitation to Bid;
Receiving clarifications / queries from bidders, management of internal documents and issuing to bidder;
Receiving offers analyzing, interpretations of waivers from Scope Of Works and preparing comparative tables for all bidders;
Awarding the Work including Contractual and General Terms and Conditions negotiation;
Receiving Advance and Progress bonds, confirming of Advance Invoice;
Invoices and progress verification against initial approved costs from offer, including approval or rejection of invoice and progress payment application;
Comparison between budgeted and achieved value, monthly production and productivity noticing variations to higher management;
Updating monthly cost reports for progress, variations, back charges;
Confirmation of advance reimbursement, retentions and progress comparing with bonds values and contract provisions;
Cost estimation for BOQ revisions, additional or changes in scope, execution period, direct and indirect cost impact;
Familiar with international standards like ANSI, ASME, API; BS and EN including SAES (Saudi Aramco Engineering Standards).
Analyzing and negotiation of new rates / lump sums for additional scope in work;
Claims analysis with price segregation (material, manpower, equipment, tools & consumable, indirect costs), identifying contractual solutions, proposing and drafting claim response;
Claims management, proposing solutions, amendments and settlements, de-scoping, termination for breach, issuing appropriate documents and filing up historical data.
Updating quantities and cost at completions based on last revision bill of quantities
Working closely with other departments like project management, planning, discipline, purchasing, accounting and site satellite offices.
Utilizing my skills and experience in purchasing material and services, I have given direct support procurement department regarding contractual issues, procedures to be followed, advising colleagues regarding the best option to be applied, finding new possible vendors, establish first direct contact, delegate, coordinate, supervision and status verification up to warehouse reception.