Quantity Surveyor
Contrax Greenscapes Ltd
5d ago
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Contrax Greenscapes Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a NZ owned company. Contrax Greenscapes are a new division of the Contrax Group with over 25 years experience in the commercial landscaping market.

We target bespoke hard and soft landscaping projects in the greater Auckland area. Due to growth we are now seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor.

Reporting direct to the General Manager, you will be instrumental in the creation of this role and will be able to make it your own.

You will work closely with the project team, subcontractors and key project stakeholders managing all commercial concepts, practices, and procedures from tendering for projects through to completion.

You must have a good understanding of NZS 3910 and the CCA, issuing subcontract agreements, assessing payment claims and variations, enforcing adherence to contractual terms and risk management.

The position will also involve development of systems and practices, and mentoring of junior staff to ensure development and skill transfer within the business.

The ideal candidate is not just comfortable being client facing but thrives in this busy, social environment, takes pride in their work, and enjoys the challenge of an ever-changing environment.

You will benefit from on-going training and development as your career progresses, as well as being closely involved in complex and projects.


  • Measuring / Quantity take-offs.
  • Preparing schedules of quantities.
  • Preparation and submission of tenders.
  • Engaging Subcontractors and Suppliers.
  • Preparing and submitting progress claims, variations and payment schedules.
  • Servicing of projects.
  • Managing retentions and bonds.

    To be successful in your application :

  • You must have a minimum of 3 - 5 years? experience in a previous Quantity Surveyor role or similar within the New Zealand Construction Industry
  • Excellent knowledge of NZS : 3910
  • A relevant qualification in Estimating or Quantity Surveying preferred.
  • Ideally previous experience in Landscaping (or related field such as Civils).
  • Outstanding communication, both written and verbal
  • Cost Management, and Construction Methodology understanding
  • Natural leadership and a desire to facilitate development of other team members
  • CAT Projects (training provided)

  • Receive a competitive salary + vehicle + benefits
  • Work for a secure and industry respected company with interesting and high profile projects
  • Work with a great team
  • Ability to make the role your own
  • If this sounds like you please press the apply button or email

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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