Updated: May 2
Billing is the documentary aspect of the work done, through which payments will be made to the person concerned within the contract and accountable to finish the work. Incomplete billing will cause losses to the contractor or the client. Hence, bills are to be excellent and obvious at any stage of the work.
Bills from the work sites are to be prepared in a standard printed format. Here the billing engineer's roles and responsibilities along with the job description will be understood.
Duties and Responsibilities
Billing engineers maintain and balance the income generation and advancement of any project at the sites by observing the work from the workplace itself.
A Person must have B.E./B. Tech In Civil Engineering to qualify as a billing engineer. He must know estimation and costing, BBS (Bar Bending Schedule), Rate analysis, and Labor and machinery analysis which enables him to carry out billing works at different stages of construction with proper efficiency and accuracy.
Billing Engineer Job Titles
● Billing Engineer
● Senior Billing Engineer
● Planning Engineer
● Estimation Engineer
● Quantity Surveyor
● Tendering and Billing Engineer
Various Roles of Billing Engineer
● Prepare quantity sheet from onsite data & drawings
● Prepare bill of quantities (BOQ) & bills with item rates from tender
● Prepare & process subcontractor bills
● To take the measurement from the site engineer
● To get work done as per the protocol of the company
● To follow up on the accounts department for payment
● Review the quantities item listed
● Checking and certification of bills and invoices from vendors and contractors
● Checking measurements
● Bill certification
● Should be good in MS Excel and MS Word
● Preparing reconciliation statements
The billing engineer plays a very important role in the budgeting records of a project throughout its execution. The most important role of a billing engineer is to create every kind of bill like R.A bill, Advance bill, cash bill, and final bill.