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Quantity Surveyor- Wanaka

Southern Lakes


About Us

Starting from humble beginnings in Dunedin, Cook Brothers Construction has grown substantially over the last thirteen years. We are currently made up of 185+ team members across Southern Lakes, Canterbury, Otago, and Auckland. We have made the Deloitte Fast 50 index of the fastest growing companies in New Zealand three times in the last ten years, whilst maintaining our strong “ one team” culture.

With a focus on Quality, Cook Brothers Construction has an extensive and diverse portfolio that spans renovation, new construction, fit-outs, and design and build, both in the high-end residential and commercial sectors.

At Cook Brothers Construction we believe in the attributes and behaviours of ‘One Team'. We operate above the line, that is, we are accountable, responsible and take ownership of our actions. We love to see our employees thrive and grow throughout our business. Development opportunities are endless, and we are committed to continuously mentoring and coaching others.

We strive to be a National leader in our industry, with a focus on quality, client satisfaction, sustainability and innovation. We believe our team is the heart and soul of us achieving this.


About the Role

This is a newly created Quantity Surveyor Role based in Wanaka. The role has become available after working on a commercial build design with our valued renowned client. You will continue your career working with a diverse range of longstanding existing clients.

This role will work with the dedicated Project Manager. The Quantity Surveyor will effectively control costs and communicate with the team throughout projects.


Your main duties will include:

  • Cost Controlling
  • Internal Budgeting
  • Forecasting and Reporting
  • Subtrade packages and tenders
  • Assess progress claims and variations
  • Relationship building with internal and external stakeholders
  • Working closely with the Project team on challenges and opportunities


About you

  • 5+ years' experience, working on high value commercial projects in New Zealand
  • Relevant diploma/degree
  • Trade and/or Design background preferred
  • Experience preparing high quality tenders
  • Experience successfully managing costs through project life cycle
  • Ability to confidently navigate your way around sites and provide technical knowledge to the build teams
  • Good Commercial Acumen
  • Most Importantly – Ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively with team members



  • Ongoing Training and Development
  • Annual Summit with all Regions
  • Solid Career Progression
  • Supportive team
  • Good Work/Life Balance
  • Positive and Social Company Culture
  • Social Club
  • Exciting Projects both currently and in the future
  • Newly Renovated Offices
  • Competitive Salary + Laptop + Phone
  • Health Insurance + Free Access to EAP Services


Please only apply if you have NZ residency or a valid current work visa

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in taking on a new challenge with real rewards, please apply now with a cover letter and CV.

Note: We carry out pre-employment health, drug and alcohol testing


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