Quantity Surveyor
Durban, South Africa
11d ago

Job Summary

As a registered Quantity Surveyor, you will be carrying out the normal duties and functions which occur within a professional Quantity Surveying office.

These duties and functions include, inter alia : -

Preparing estimates of construction costs.

Measurement of building quantities for bill preparation and final accounts.

Drafting Bills of Quantities.

Site visits and site measurement.

Preparing valuations for issue of interim payment certificates.

Assisting with cost management of construction projects.

Preparing and concluding final accounts.

Complying with basic office rules and procedures.

Complying with the procedures laid down by the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors regarding obtaining registration.

It is expected that registration will be obtained at the earliest possible date.

Attending all in-house seminars and workshops

Obtaining the required computer literacy and skills.

Working in conjunction with other staff.

Ensuring compliance with the firm’s quality management systems, including establishing a full knowledge of the quality and practice manuals.

Core Accountabilities :

Accountable for a variety of complex tasks covering :

feasibility estimates, cost planning - (presenting under minimum supervision), contract procurement, tender documentation (project leadership role), tender evaluation (competent in post tender adjustments), value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution, post contract management (competent in cost reporting)

Accountable for a safe and secure working environment in accordance with SHE guidelines and procedures

Accountable for briefing the team on the project scope to ensure roles and responsibilities are understood

Manages the resources on project and within the team

Manages projects effectively using APIC, Pinnacle / ePMP and other appropriate systems.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years’ experience in Quantity Surveyor.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    BSC Property Development / Honors (QS) orBSC Property Development.

    Registered as a PrQS with SACQSP

    What We Offer

    AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people.

    It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide.

    It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

    AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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