intermediate quantity surveyor - wellington

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NZ$ 50,000 per year
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NZ$ 50,000 per year
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job description

We are looking for a dynamic and outgoing individual who is passionate about commercial/residential work; who has risen through the ranks of the industry starting either as a Quantity Surveyor. The role is broad and includes:

  • Core quantity surveying & estimating deliverables,
  • Project co-ordination,
  • Cost forecasting,
  • Detailed on-site build knowledge and project planning,
  • Procurement,
  • Financial reporting.

Among the qualities, you will possess are strong commercial awareness, proven client liaison skills, project management and team leadership. You will have an extensive understanding of the construction industry, flexibility and a talent for negotiation. You will have excellent written English. You will have strong proficiency in Windows Excel and general office computing and ideally some experience with CostX.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the role autonomously once work has been allocated
  • Core QS contract administration using industry-specific financial management software (training provided) including Variations, Valuations, Cost Reports, Final Accounts, Month End reporting & reconciliations
  • Prepare Box house estimates using CostX estimating software (training provided)
  • Material & labour take-offs, Cash flow forecasts, labour forecasts
  • Prepare & execute Registered Master Builder Contracts

Experience Needed:

  • 3+ Years post qualification experience working for a residential contractor / commercial contractor mix
  • Relevant professional qualification eg Quantity Surveying Degree or Diploma, Engineering Degree
  • Key residential/commercial experience in New Zealand (group house builder experience overseas will be considered)
  • Strong attention to detail with a sense of professionalism at every step
  • Outgoing personality with an innate ability to relate to others
  • New Zealand Resident or valid NZ Working Visa
  • Valid NZ Driver’s License

To Apply:

Please email Michael Forrest at or call 033 335 3842 to have a confidential discussion. All applications will be confidential.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


quantity surveyor, estimator, senior quantity surveyor

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