Job Openings Quantity Surveyor

About the job Quantity Surveyor

Location: Brisbane

Salary: c$80K

Take the next step in your Quantity Surveying career and join this rapidly growing team.

  • Diverse projects
  • Supportive working environment
  • Rapidly growing Tier 2 - come along for the ride!


About the company

My client is a leading civil infrastructure, mining, and building contractor providing construction solutions to the public and private sectors. With a strong focus on people, culture, and services they have earned a reputation as a premier contractor, attracting high-calibre employees, clients, and projects.

About the role

You will be working closely with Project Managers, engineers, and other construction professionals to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.

You would also be responsible for identifying and managing any potential financial risks associated with the project, and for ensuring that all legal and regulatory requirements are met.

Duties will include the following.

  • Cost management: Prepare cost estimates, budgets, and cost plans for projects. Monitor and control project costs, ensure projects are completed within budget, and report any variances.
  • Contract administration: Administer construction contracts, including preparing tender documents, evaluating bids, and negotiating contracts.
  • Measurement and valuation: Measure and value work completed on projects, including preparation of interim valuations and final accounts.
  • Risk management: Identify and assess potential risks on projects and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Scheduling and planning: Assist in the development of project schedules, including the preparation of critical path analysis and progress reports.
  • Procurement: Assist in the procurement of goods and services required for projects, including the preparation of purchase orders and contracts.
  • Quality control: Ensure that projects are constructed to the required standards, including compliance with relevant codes and regulations.
  • Stakeholder management: Communicate with project stakeholders, including clients, contractors, and consultants, to ensure the project is delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality.

About you

Our ideal candidate will possess the following.

  • A bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field;
  • Experience working in a similar role, preferably within civil infrastructure projects;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction industry best practices, standards, and regulations;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent communication and project management skills;
  • Proficiency in relevant software such as Primavera P6, MS Project, and MS Office;
  • Ability and willingness to work away from home as required;
  • Natural leadership and team management skills;
  • Sound communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

Want to know more?

If this sounds like you, please submit your application now including a cover letter outlining a summary of your experience and time spent working in a similar position, or contact Amanda Datchens on 0406 536 256 or at

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Women and People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.

We respect the time and effort you will make with this application. All applicants will receive a response, whether shortlisted or not.