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Quantity Suveyor

Location: Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: US55238663
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General Information:

Want to be part of the solution? Hitachi Energy Canada Inc. is seeking a Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor with a minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience working on site at a HVDC converter station in Chateauguay, Quebec.


  • Estimating and negotiating change orders throughout the construction lifecycle.

  • Provide estimate and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan.

  • Review and participate with the design services team and general contractor, in the development of the cost estimates. • Reconcile changes and assist the general contractor to ensure that their data is accurate. • Communicate or meet with general contractor and owner project manager to gather status information to prepare a cost estimate update.

  • Prepare written comments to the general contractor’s submissions, including the executive summary.

  • Coordinate all sources of cost information for cost discussions and suppliers direct from NPA, subs, quantities from A/Es

  • Inform and drive engineering priorities based on cost impact.

  • Work proactively with minimal supervision to resolve scheduling issues.

  • Manage cost checks and carry out valuations on larger projects. Complete timely, accurate cost checking and valuation processes.

  • Participate effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes.

  • Manage Cost impact / contingency management and commitment tracking logs.

  • Prepare funding data presentations and coordinate VE sessions with stakeholders.


  • A minimum of 5 years in construction related cost management role.

  • Ideally qualified degree in construction, cost management or quantity surveying.

  • RICS accredited or working towards.

  • Experience of leading cost management on medium or large sized construction projects of medium to high complexity.

  • Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering.

  • Additional Information

  • on-site presence is required

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

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