Associate Cost Consultant Loan Monitoring

Daria Tkach
Vancouver, British Columbia
Negotiable DOE
Job Posted

Associate Cost Consultant Loan Monitoring Surveyor job opportunity to join a professional quantity surveyor and cost consultant company based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Candidates from PQS background and with previous loan monitoring experience In British Columbia will be of particular interest.

Project Details

Due to the increased workload, this cost consulting practice are seeking Associate Cost Consultant Loan Monitoring Surveyor to join them.

Associate Cost Consultant Loan Monitoring Surveyor job role will be to perform independent construction and development cost reviews for Construction Lenders during live construction.

A Cost Consultant, Estimator or Quantity Surveyor with loan monitoring experience will act as the interface between lenders and developers.

Driving license and own vehicle is essential for this role. The employer’s office is located in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Visit construction sites. You will review the contractor and subcontractor progress claims monthly
  • Deliver pre-development services. You will establish the feasibility of the project and identify risks
  • Preparation of estimates in accordance with the CIQS elemental format and, where required, divisional trade format
  • Preparation of estimates at various stages of the design process, from conceptual design to pre-tender stage
  • Conduct quality assurance and quality checks (QA/QC) of cost management reports
  • Assessment and analysis of any cost variances between estimate stages
  • Preparation of change order review analysis and lifecycle cost estimates
  • Assessment of cost-to-complete and work-in-place for construction work during periodic site visits
  • Maintain and update cost estimating database for labour and material rates on a regular basis
  • Conducts business development activities by networking and cross-selling
  • Interacting with consultants and trade contractors in a professional manner.
  • Supervising junior Cost Consultants in carrying out their duties.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ideally candidates will come from a Professional Quantity Surveying or client-side background
  • Experience of working in British Columbia and knowledge of BC construction standards preferred.
  • 7-10 years of cost consulting/ estimating/quantity surveying experience in commercial real estate or related field
  • Familiarity with wood frame construction would be ideal
  • Proven strategic thinking and analytical skills
  • Client service orientation
  • Great team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Demonstrates attention to detail to produce quality work
  • Good time management and meets deadlines
  • BC Driving License and own car

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Qualification to Degree level in a relevant cost or construction related subject is strongly desirable
  • Working towards professional accreditation (CIQS, PQS, MRICS) or LEED accreditation

Employing Company Overview and Profile

This consultancy is a professional quantity surveyor and cost consultant company with an office in Vancouver, BC. They provide cost management and loan monitoring services. The successful candidate will be based in the employer’s office in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Full details of this employer and the long-term career prospects will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Generous basic salary negotiable based on experience.
  • Benefits package disclosed to shortlisted applicants.

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