Quantity Surveyor

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Location Benoni, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category Construction Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Business/Functional Management

Execute project responsibilities for their function in line with Organisational Strategy in order to achieve set goals.

Executing their function to support sustainability of the broader business as per operational and financial project requirements.

Ensure compliance and adherence to policies, procedures, practices and legislative requirements for their area, identify gaps, propose improvements and implement approved changes as required.

Financial, Commercial & Contracts Management

Provide data inputs to QS, for preparation of monthly valuations with the Site Agent, Resident Engineer and/or the Client.

Gather data as input to cost analysis for work tasks.

Prepare data and analyse costings for cost reports.

Risk Management & Compliance Incl. ESG Responsibility

Ensure all project risks and opportunities relating to their area of responsibility are identified, and mitigating actions implemented and monitored as well as aligning all Stakeholders where necessary.

Stakeholder Management (Internal/External)

Ensure professional interaction with Client and all Stakeholders at all levels.

Assist with Subcontractor and Supplier administration as well as building relationships with all Stakeholder representatives.

Maintain alignment through line reporting structures.

Operations & Project Management

Monitor costs and provide inputs to daily cost reports on a daily basis using daily costing systems and report any problem activities or areas.

Ensure the site staff accurately and timeously fills in all reports necessary for cost and quantity control.

Management Operating System & Reporting

Provide inputs to progress reports relating to costs, quantities and production.

Measure all work done on site on a daily basis and assist with compiling a month end Certificate for submission to the Client for payment.

Quantify work done by abstracting measurements from drawings.

Technical Management

Collect information for the individual tasks, checking and adapt it to the computer system.

SHEQ Management

Remain compliant to all SHEQ requirements in execution of their duties.

Staff Management

Execute duties in full compliance of health & safety and training requirements.

Culture & Climate

Contribute to a culture of Safety and continuous improvement for the duration of the project.

B Degree / Tech in Quantity Surveying or an equivalent qualification


2-3 years’ experience in the Construction/Quantity Surveying field preferred


Excellent Quantity surveying and planning skills.

Good Financial management and budget control.

Good Networking and motivational skills.

Good Computer Skills, specifically software programs used in the field.

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