Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Canada-Calgary
Job Code: 5283
# of openings: 1



  • Successful candidate will prepare and furnish up to date Costs / Estimates in the form of Concept Reports / Bill of Quantities to the Client’s Professional Quantity Surveyor, issue monthly valuations, report all variations on a regular basis throughout the contract and interface with the Client directly when and as required.
  • Report directly to the Project Manager on all estimating and surveying functions which you are responsible for.
  • To ensure participation in handover of construction meetings for any and all projects concerned.
  • In conjunction with the Project Manager, prepare CCS's for the projects and update as required.
  • Ensure maximum profitability on projects under his / her control by pro actively approaching your duties and exercising commercial acumen.
  • Prepare cash flows and update as necessary - analyse timing of sales and costs.
  • Ensure good working relationships with clients portraying yourself as professional and company as a respectable organisation, by ensuring that client correspondence / documentation is prepared in a professional manner - close links established with key client personnel.
  • Compile monthly reports as directed by the Commercial Manager / Operations Manager.
  • Carry out monthly measure on site and prepare in term evaluation to include all values relating to labour materials management, plant and equipment and escalation.
  • Monitor progress on site ensure that where applicable claims for recovery of loss and expense are submitted timeously and agreed with client, liaising with Project Manager and referring to the appropriate conditions of contract.
  • High light to the Commercial Manager / Operations Manager areas in which target cost and sales are not being achieved by means of a monthly report.
  • Comply with company procedures in relation to commercial matters.
  • Assist in the development of the company by developing contacts within the industry.
  • Monitor activities of the Junior Quantity Surveyor by checking work completed and quality.
  • Any other adhoc duties as assigned from time to time.
  • Interpreting.
  • Investigating / Observing / Searching.
  • Writing / Administrating.
  • Informing / Discussing / Interviewing.
  • Influencing / Advising.
  • Problem Solving / designing.
  • Assessing / Evaluating.
  • Reviewing / Evaluating.
  • Maintain standards of safety and comply with Company’s Health, Safety & Environment Management System requirements.
  • Take reasonable care of one’s own health and safety and that of others in the workplace.
  • Follow and maintain Company standards of Quality in accordance with Company Quality System requirements.

Education and Skills

  • B.Sc Degree in Quantity Surveying.
  • Formal qualifications / affiliations to RICS, IQS, MICES or MCIOB.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in quantity survey functions for contracting industry operations.
  • Technical and practical knowledge of all phases of contract development, award, administration and close-out relating to a multi-discipline construction project.
  • Knowledgeable of current industry and technical developments.
  • Strong working knowledge of administering FIDIC or ICE and other similar contract formulation standards.
  • Proven track record with recognized international standard contracting companies.
  • Good communication skills and strong English capability.
  • Capability to accept responsibilities and accomplish project objectives in a timely manner.
  • Computer literate especially with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Key Benefits

  • Well supported by this global engineering and construction organisation.
  • Long term rewarding career on offer.
  • Excellent salary package with benefits.
  • On-going professional and personal development.
  • Gain valuable experience on major resource projects.

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