Quantity Surveyor / Estimator


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Quantity Surveyor


$70k - $80k neg with qualifications, skills & experience per year


Construction, Engineering, Trades & services

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Full time

Job Description:

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator
A company on the North Shore, Auckland are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to ensure projects are accurately reported, able to quote for joinery is key to the role. An ideal candidate will have a background in Shopfitting, Commercial Interiors or General Construction. You will also be responsible for compiling project tenders.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Tenders to be received and analysed then set up the project files.
  • Distribute and organise materials for sub-contractor’s tender packages
  • Visit on-site to pre-arrange access for sub trades and to also measure variations and attend client site meetings as/when required.
  • Receive all the material pricings making sure that it is accurate and competitively priced.
  • Supply a competitive quotation which includes all the logistics of the building work, materials and joinery manufacture etc.
  • Once quote all signed off & confirmed you’ll need to obtain building consents for the project.
  • Organise project pre-start meetings with allocated staff members, ensuring project teams have current plans and job quotes.
  • Attend regular weekly production meetings.
The type of applicants who may suit this position include:
  • Proven hands-on, extensive experience in Quantity Surveying or Construction Estimating are essential to this role.
  • A background in Joinery, Shopfitting, Commercial Interiors or General Construction would also an advantage.
Key qualities of an ideal candidate:
  • The company value employees who contribute to a positive work environment, uphold the company values and follow any reasonable requests required by the employer.
  • Understand the importance of quality systems and profitability.
  • Ensure yourself and the employees under your supervision are performing with the company’s best interests in mind.
  • Able to delegate tasks and responsibilities in a clear concise manner
  • Showing initiative whilst also working in a team environment in a collaborative way
  • Able to remain relatable, approachable and keep good relationships and follow up with your clients, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Time management, Honesty, trustworthy and flexibility are also important qualities for this role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking with accuracy of figures / costings.
  • Able to work well under pressure whilst still meeting your deadlines.
  • Proven computer experience.
  • Keep company vehicle tidy, maintain regular services and ensure your full NZ drivers licence also remains clean.
 Job details:
  • Type - Full time permanent position
  • Wage - $70k - $80k neg with qualifications, skills & experience
  • Based – North Shore Auckland
  • Start - A.S.A.P.
Important Additional Requirements to Note:
  1. A brief Cover Letter outlining your past work experience, your current work situation and all experience you have relating to the above Job Description is included in cover letter too.
  2. Your CV must be included & detailed with your relevant work experience to date.
  3. Please note the current notice period you required to give, on your cover letter too.
  4. If you have contacted Appointments Recruitment Specialists before, you are welcome to do so once again, and we would be pleased to hear from you.
  5. Eligibility to be able to work in NZ are very important, please note this in CV.
Patricia Mawhinney    Appointments Recruitment Specialists
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   0800 030 125 (from ALL phones within NZ)
Mobile                         021 500 653   or   (09) 478 9954 
Email                          info@appts.co.nz
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Company Info
Appointments Recruitment Specialists P O Box 46-018, Herne Bay, Auckland 1147
New Zealand

Phone: 09 478 9954
Web Site: www.appts.co.nz

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