Senior Quantity Surveyor
Auckland,Ellerslie, Auckland – Hobsonville
5d ago

Summerset is the third largest retirement village operator in New Zealand. We're passionate about providing quality service to our clients and we are growing quickly, with 21 villages from Warkworth down to Dunedin.

The Senior Construction Quantity Surveyor is responsible for managing all costs relating to projects assigned to you, from agreed feasibility budget through to the final account settlement.

You will primarily be working on residential projects of $0.5-$7M.

In order to be successful in this role you will need to possess a strong eye for detail and the ability to complete projects on time and within budget.

The ability to travel within New Zealand, as and when required is also necessary.

What will your responsibilities be?

  • Responsible for a variety of construction projects including civil and infrastructure works, residential buildings and projects of a more commercial nature such as village centres and larger apartment buildings
  • Provide effective and accurate estimates by establishing cost benchmarking, annual reviews and analysis of historical information
  • Coordinate and evaluate tenders
  • Who / what are we looking for?

  • Extensive Quantity Surveying experience, approximately 15 years plus as construction QS dealing with civil & infrastructure works and commercial builds to be fully competent
  • Up to date knowledge of construction techniques, methodologies and typologies
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification. Preferably BSc Quantity Surveying
  • Extensive Quantity Surveying experience, approximately 5 years as construction QS
  • Integrity, being a straight person of their word
  • Proactive innovator always looks for continuous improvement
  • Positive "can do" attitude
  • A team player
  • Committed and passionate in their work
  • What does Summerset have to offer?

  • Opportunities for professional development
  • An opportunity to work in a developing organisation, with plenty of variety
  • CBD based head office
  • An attractive remuneration and benefits
  • Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

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