Quantity Surveyor and Architect Job Vacancies in Lagos Island Nigeria at Big Engineering Group LLC

Big Engineering Group LLC is recruiting to fill the vacant position of:

1. Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Lagos Island

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    Inspect the site and develop the methodology to carry out the above work.
    Prepare the specification and BOQ for the works in consultation with Maintenance Manager.
    Floating the enquiry, arranging the site visit and explaining the works to Subcontractors.
    Follow up & obtain necessary quotations, analyse the rates and negotiate with Subcontractors both technically and commercially.
    Submit the Comparative statement with necessary recommendations to the Maintenance Manager. Also advice the management regarding the actual cost involved in the works.
    Verification and certification of the Invoice of the subcontractor upon completion of the works
    Also source for the Stock material and specialized items required, obtain the quotations, negotiate with suppliers for the quality and price, prepare the comparative statement and submit to the Maintenance Manager

Key Requirements:

    Must be a qualified Quantity Surveyor
    Candidates should have a strong QS background
    Minimum 3 years relevant work experience in construction projects.
    Determined work ethic and must be seen to be professional at all times (communication and presentation)
    Mathematical acumen, Good team player, self-driven and good with numbers
    Must be computer literate with sufficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Project.

2. Job Title: Architect

Location: Lagos


    The Architect is responsible for design and supervision of construction work combined with high level design & draughting skills to develop building plans that incorporate functionality, aesthetics and safety. Part of an overall project team working closely with other professionals of the building industry.
    Articulation of clients' briefs and development of conceptual designs
    Communicating design ideas through computer- aided design (CAD) applications, REVIT packages and clear free hand sketches
    Development of 3D images
    Meeting with clients to discuss and update them about progress of design work and reviewing the design to incorporate clients' comments and change of requests
    Development and draughting of general arrangement construction drawings and schedules
    Carries out supervisory role during construction in adapting plans according to budget constraints, environmental factors or clients needs


    B.Arch /M.E.D/M.Tech Degree
    MNIA(Member of Nigerian Institute of Architects) /ARCON (Architects Registration Council of Nigeria) membership- added advantage
    Knowledge of design development & techniques
    AutoCAD & REVIT design tools
    Knowledge of materials & methodologies of Building Construction
    Must be able to work under pressure, lead and Supervise, work with people, present and communicate information, apply expertise and technology, analyze

How to apply
Interested candidates should send their CVs and Cover Letters to: career@bigcontractor.com Application title should be “Application for the position of Architect”

Deadline: 13th November, 2013

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