Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team.


  • Where necessary prepare BOQ from drawing’s for emergent work which has not been captured in the AFC measure or the contracted scope of work;
  • Prepare, review, approve and distribute authorised commitment values for contracts;
  • Where necessary agree field run measures with the contractors Quantity Surveyor by field survey and prepare BOQ for agreement;
  • Where required assist the Contracts Engineer in the evaluation of contractor’s claims, including analysis of any additional costs;
  • Provide effective feedback and records for Manager Construction Contracts;
  • Actively engage Contractors QS in the review and agreement of AFC measurements, BoQ and star rates;
  • Prepare/approve and issue payment certificates and ensure that they are in accordance with the requirements of the contract;
  • Assist in the preparation and review of final accounts;
  • Receive, review and issue to contractors AFC measurements and BOQ received from project task force or IEC.


  • BSc: Quantity Surveying;
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience;
  • contactable references;
  • Must be affiliated with the SACQSP;
  • Extensive experience on large building projects commercial and residential;
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite and CCS;
  • BSc/BTech in Quantity Surveying;
  • 5-10 years experience on building projects;
  • B.Sc or B.Tech in Quantity Surveying;
  • Proficiency in Construction Costing Software (CCS);
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Minimum 3 years experience within construction or property development industry;
  • Experience in Cost X or similar measuring software;
  • Projects experience gained on residential and commercial building developments;
  • Experience gained working for property development companies.