Intermediate Quantity Surveyor



Cook Brothers Construction Limited is seeking a full-time Intermediate Quantity Surveyor for our growing business. This exciting opportunity provides a stable and enjoyable working environment. We want someone who is ready to jump straight in and be a part of this amazing team

Based in Auckland, Cook Brothers Construction also has operations in Otago, Canterbury, and Southern Lakes. We employ over 180 full-time staff and work alongside a large network of Contractors and Associates across New Zealand.

The successful applicant will report to the Regional Manager and work closely with the Project Managers, Site Managers, and Administration Team to ensure a smooth and efficient build process from start to finish.

We are looking for someone with a strong construction background who is keen on making a move. Don't hesitate to send us your CV if you have any of the following experience: 

  • Quantity Surveyor with commercial construction experience
  • On-site quantity surveying experience
  • Bid management and preparation
  • Ability to communicate and liaise with contractors and trade partners
  • Assessment of progress claims and variations
  • Financial reporting and cost control
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written as well as a good grasp on modern computer software (Microsoft Office suite etc)


If you have what it takes, you will have the following:

  • 6+ years' experience of working on construction projects in New Zealand
  • Preparing high-quality tenders
  • Successfully managing costs through a project life cycle
  • Experience in cost planning, bills of quantity preparation, measuring cost plans and contract administration
  • Able to confidently navigate your way around sites and provide technical knowledge to the build teams 
  • Working across multiple high-value commercial projects
  • Excellent communication skills. You must be able to professionally and assertively convey communication to all involved
  • A relevant tertiary education.


The successful applicant will receive a competitive remuneration package.

Reference: SNRQS_AKLD

Applicants with the right to work in New Zealand should apply

Cook Brothers Construction carry out pre-employment health, drug and alcohol testing


Your application should include answers to these questions:

  • Please describe your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have in the construction industry?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Have you completed a qualification in building surveying?

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