Quantity Surveyor Careers - Junior to Senior Level Opportunities

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor Careers - Junior to Senior Level Opportunities
Location: Auckland
REF: 117434
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 15 days ago

Market activity remains buoyant with vacancies for QS’s and Estimators across both commercial and residential sectors from Junior through Senior levels. These vary between Tier 1, Tier 2, 3 and boutique contractors, developers, and large-scale residential developers/contractors. NZ experience is critical or at least 1 – 3 years commercial construction experience as a minimum is a key consideration.


I am looking for self-motivated operators who take pride in the quality of work, demonstrate initiative and a desire to push your learning on interesting commercial and heavy residential construction projects with some well-known and less known contractors/developers. You have supporting tertiary qualifications and quality experience gained to date and backed by positive references.


Some roles live right now include:


  • Tier 1 -  Int/Senior QS’s for large scale projects up to $100M +
  • Tier 2 – Senior QS role for a retirement village project
  • Tier 2 National Contractor - Senior QS for $40M+ projects
  • Tier 2 National Operator – Senior QS for Auckland based projects
  • Tier 2 Contractor –  North Shore - Senior QS
  • Developer/Contractor – Intermediate/Senior QS for major commercial level multi residential and retirement village projects managing major packages of works
  • Tier 2 contractor – intermediate working as part of a team on $50M + projects
  • Retirement Developer/Contractor - Project Senior QS Auckland
  • Tier2/3 contractor – Senior QS to grow into a Lead QS role and manage a team of QS’s
  • Tier 2 – Senior QS to transition to a Commercial Manager
  • Tier 2 – Intermediate/Senior QS for a Palmerston North site  
  • Interiors Contractor – QS for large refurbishments, A Grade commercial office refits with blue chip clients
  • Interiors Contractor – Project QS for major refurbishments
  • Tier 2 – Estimator for projects $5M - $50M for a well known brand
  • Tier 3 - Lead Estimator/QS for a host of projects $5M - $15M
  • BOP/Waikato – Regional Contractors for several QS roles
  • Retail Developer/Contractor – Junior or Intermediate QS for a growing work book
  • Heavy residential contractor – Intermediate or Senior QS for a number of housing developments
  • Sole QS for a premium residential/light commercial development/contractor company
  • Tier 2/3 – Senior QS for $5M - $15 projects, new builds/refurbishments


If you are considering a move into and are looking to progress your skill set, need more career growth, are in need of new ideas, a change of workplace culture or a need to change location to fit, then I am keen to hear from you and discuss.


Competitive packages are on offer commensurate with experience.


For more information, or to apply, please contact Matt Shortt on 027 5544064 or send in your CV to me at

Ref: 117434