Jacobs Quantity Surveyor in Umnugobi Province, Mongolia

Quantity Surveyor


The Oyu Tolgoi Underground Project is a contract worth$2.8b of surface and infrastructure works and will see JACOBS leading the way for over 6 years to deliver this project successfully and safely.JACOBS is EPCM contractor with a vacancy for an experienced EPCM SMP and an E&I Quantity Surveyor to join our team.

These positions are for a Western Expat to work at OT Site in the South Gobi Desert in Mongolia on a 4/2 FIFO roster.

Working for the Contracts Manager, the SMP and E&I Quantity Surveyors manage all costs relating to the engineering works of the project in conjunction with the Contracts team. It's expected that you will minimise the costs of the project and enhance the value for money while still achieving the the required standard and quality of the project.

An understanding and experience in this role is essential as you will:

Experience as an SMP or E&I QS on large EPCM Mining Projects

Price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project

Prepare tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation

Track changes to the design and/or construction work and adjusting budget projections accordingly

Procure or agree the services of contractors and/or subcontractors who work on the construction of the project

Measure and value the work done on site

Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site manager, project managers and site engineers

Select and/or source construction materials

Report Writing

Undertake cost analysis or project work

Perform risk, value management and cost control

Advise on procurement strategy

You are required to have:

Previous experience in building or construction in mining

Strong understanding in mathematics

Ability to multitask and work towards deadlines

Excellent Oral and written communication skills, understanding of English language

Experience in Microsoft Office suite (email, word & excel)

Detail foscussed – attention to detail and a methodical approach to work

Strong cultural dexterity & empathy and ability to work across geographies & time zones

Strong understanding of & adherence to Anti Bribery & Corruption laws

Ability to work under pressure and perform steadily during peak work load

Problem solving and time management

Strong organisational skills and attention to detail

Tertiary qualifications in an Engineering Discipline are a requirement of this position. Experience as an SMP or E&I QS in an EPCM is essential.

This is a great opportunity to work for a global organisation within a highly experienced and industry-leading EPCM team. Jacobs promotes a safe workplace and healthy work/life balance for all employees. If you are a focused, driven professional who takes pride in their work and is looking for a challenge to work within a multi-disciplinary environment on complex projects then please apply online by clicking on the link below.


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  • Current Employees of Jacobs, Oyu Tolgoi LLC and subcontract companies currently working at Oyu Tolgoi mine must notify their employer of their application prior to progressing to the interview stage.


Primary Location Mongolia-Mongolia Countrywide-Umnugobi Province

Req ID: MIN00020H