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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref #: CLSQSMELB85
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $110000 - $130000
Sector: Cost Management
Type: Permanent
About the company:

Framework Search and Select is working closely with a highly successful and established Private Quantity Surveying Firm with offices throughout Australia. You will be working for a PQS based in Melbourne that has a strong track record in providing both cost consultancy services and project management over a wide variety of project types. They are currently working on projects including road, rail, infrastructure, civil, commercial, residential and retail for private and government clients working alongside some of the best-in-class consultants and Tier 1 builders. 

About the role:

Due to the growth of the company and the massive uptake of projects, our client is looking for Senior Quantity Surveyors for the opportunity to work within one of the highest-regarded QS firms in Melbourne. The role will grant you the opportunity to work in a multi-faceted, busy and challenging environment that will see you focus on a broad range of projects including residential, commercial, infrastructure and more.

Responsibilities:
  • Cost planning and estimating
  • Cost analysis and benchmarking
  • Value management
  • Design option appraisal
  • Post-contract cost control
  • Preparation of Bills of Quantities, project cash flows, reports, asset management and life cycle costing
  • Preparation of tender documentation
  • Resource management and planning
  • Assistance in staff development
  • Assistance with business development
Skills & Experience:
  • A minimum Degree in Quantity Surveying is required
  • A minimum 4 years of relevant local experience is required
  • PQS experience or consultancy background desired
  • Technically strong cost planning, cost management and reporting skills
  • Highly developed report writing abilities
  • Independent worker who is able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong negotiation, contract management and communication skills
  • Experience with CostX or Buildsoft preferred
Benefits:
  • Flexible working arrangements, you will have the ability to mix working in the office with the option of working from home
  • A competitive salary in line with experience
  • A brilliant opportunity to further develop your professional skills
  • The opportunity to work with like-minded and experienced engineering professionals.
If this role isn't right, but you are interested in a confidential discussion please contact Conor on 0449 043 272 or email your CV to Conor@fwss.com.au to register for other open roles.
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