Construction, Architecture & Design

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Intermediate Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: 128097
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 days ago
This commercial construction company has a strong reputation for delivering projects on time and on budget with an outstanding commitment to client service delivery. They operate a small team and complete a range of projects from $500K through to $30M, covering new build low to midrise high-end apartments, schools.  fitouts, heritage refurbishments, reclads and more, The Directors have strong industry relationships with a steady stream of business with a full work order book out till end of 2025. They operate a family like culture with strong staff loyalty and longevity.  Harnessing a culture is essential and team fit when hiring is front of mind.

The QS team is a team of 3 and each QS will financially manage their own projects with hand on support and oversight from the commercial manager. Being able to work independently whilst ensuring open communication channels for feedback and professional development is central to how they operate.

As a QS your development will be enhanced through end-to-end exposure from job inception through to final accounts.

You will take the lead with tasks including:
  • Estimating/cost planning and measuring general, carpentry and concrete trades
  • Tender procurement, preparation and analysis,
  • Budget estimates, cost management
  • Variation analysis, budget and cost reporting
  • Subcontractor payment claim assessments
  • Final accounts
  • Stakeholder management and client engagement
Key success factors for this role require:
  • A tertiary qualification in construction management or quantity surveying
  • 4- 7 years’ experience worked as a hands-on QS in a Tier 2 or 3 main contractor ideally
  • Sound knowledge of the local construction market and relevant commercial construction legislation and rates
  • Being well organised, able to drive outcomes and meet payment deadlines
  •  A relationship focused personality and able to liaise effectively with stakeholders particularly sub-contractors
  • Outstanding written and oral communication
Remuneration: $110K - $130K + fuel card.

For further information, please call Matt Shortt on 027 5544064, or please email your details to

Ref No: 128097