Quantity Surveyor



Cook Brothers Construction Limited is seeking a full-time Intermediate - Senior Quantity Surveyor for their growing business. This exciting opportunity provides a stable and enjoyable working environment with strong growth opportunities for a more senior role.

Based in Dunedin, Cook Brothers Construction has operations in Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown.

Cook Brothers Construction is a business employing over 180+ full-time staff and working alongside a large network of Contractors and Associates across New Zealand. The successful applicant will report to the Commercial Manager and work closely with the Regional Manager, 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. If you have any of the following experience, don't hesitate to send us your CV:

  • Quantity Surveyor with commercial construction experience.
  • On-site quantity surveying experience.
  • Bid management and preparation.
  • Ability to communicate and liaise with contractors and suppliers.
  • 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:

  • 5+ years' experience of working on construction projects in New Zealand.
  • A strong preference for those with a trade background.
  • Preparing high-quality tenders.
  • Successfully managing costs through the 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: QS_DUNEDIN

Applicants with the right to work in New Zealand should apply.

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

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