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Quantity Surveyor: Job Title


Engineering Department




40 Hours


Day Shift


R28,000 - R57,000


20 February 2024

Quantity Surveyor: Job Information
Quantity Surveyor: Quantity Surveyor

Purpose of Position

The Quantity Surveyor will work with the property development team and will be involved in the refurbishment and fit out of existing buildings. The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for measurements, bills of quantity, cost reporting and cost management aligned to programme, sub-contractor liaison, contract administration and preparation of final accounts.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Initiate claims, correctly documented and referenced to the conditions of contract

  • Ensure variation orders, site instructions, day work’s and increased cost claims are included in interim valuations and filed for record keeping

  • Ensure Contract Price Adjustments entitlements are claimed from the Clients and paid to the Sub-Contractors as per the contract conditions

  • Initiate claim register, update them and action items

  • Assess and certify Sub-Contractors payment certificates

  • Submit and manage payment certificate process with the Client

  • Ensure Project Accountant has captured and invoiced Clients as per the payment certificates

  • Ensure daily diaries are kept clean and are of good quality

  • Measure and pre-measure the principal quantities of work to be done

  • Prepare progressive final account and agree and sign off completed sections with the Resident Engineer, which included final estimates for cost of completion

  • Build-up and agree new rates

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric/Grade 12 with tertiary qualification as B-tech in Quantity Surveying or similar

  • At least 5-7 years in the Engineering/Construction Industry

  • Must be computer literate in MS Office

  • Must have a driver’s license

Key Competencies / Skills

  • Strong verbal and written skills and ability to convey complex information in a way that others can readily follow

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Strong numerical and analytical skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly - verbal and written

  • A solid understanding of contract conditions such as NEC and FIDIC

  • Must be deadline driven

  • Have good Engineering Site Experience in power plant, petrol chemical plant or heavy industrial projects

  • Exposure to mechanical, structural and piping environment

  • Experience in Construction Computer Software

  • Understand activities from Primavera or MS Project to link into activity schedule

Interested Applicants who meet the requirements may apply here or on our website. Applicants will be inducted shortly, Should you not be contacted in 14 days of your application, Please consider your application unsuccessful and thank you for your interest in our construction company.

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