Quantity Surveyor

Daria Tkach
London, Ontario
Job Posted

A new attractive opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join a premium consultancy in Ottawa, Ontario.

Great career progression and training opportunities for the successful Quantity Surveyor candidate.

Project Details

Quantity Surveyor will be preparing cost estimates in accordance with the CIQS Rules of Measurement and best practices.

The project portfolio includes the construction of mixed-use projects, commercial, offices, institutional and residential projects.

You will be based at employer’s office in London, Ontario with possibility to work from home as this premium cost consultancy supports hybrid working arrangements.

A competitive salary package is on offer commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare front-end cost reports by understanding unit rates, general conditions and pricing estimates
  • Provide pro-active cost management advise and ensure the Clients understand the content of our reports
  • Preparation of estimates in accordance with the CIQS elemental format and, where required, divisional trade format
  • Preparation of estimates at various stages of the design process, from conceptual design to pre-tender stage
  • Conduct quality assurance and quality checks (QA/QC) of cost management reports
  • Assessment and analysis of any cost variances between estimate stages
  • Preparation of change order review analysis and lifecycle cost estimates
  • Assessment of cost-to-complete and work-in-place for construction work during periodic site visits
  • Maintain and update cost estimating database for labour and material rates on a regular basis
  • Conduct business development activities by networking and cross-selling

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 2 to 8 of relevant experience as a Quantity Surveyor, Cost Consultant or similar
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of all classes of estimates from conceptual to pre-tender estimates for various types of projects
  • Good analytical and interpersonal skills combined with sound judgment and initiative
  • Previous experience working for a cost consultancy firm would be ideal
  • Self-motivated with good organizational, communication and report writing skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of computer based estimating software such as Planswift or CostX, excel, cost database management and other related computer applications
  • Ability to build client and working relationships and work collaboratively with others
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates attention to detail to produce quality work
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Driving License

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • University Degree or equivalent to any of the following, Quantity Surveying, Construction, and Structural and Civil Engineering
  • Professional membership of the CIQA, PQS, RICS or working towards

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The employer is a leading professional consultancy providing complete project solutions in real estate and infrastructure asset planning, development, operations, and transactions.

The right candidate will get to work on meaningful projects that impact communities globally and enjoy workplace flexibility with the freedom from a hybrid program.

This company possesses dynamic company culture, and they invest in their employee’s professional growth through continuous learning and professional development opportunities.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Generous basic salary negotiable based on experience
  • Performance pay increase
  • Package with health and dental benefits, above average vacation, RRSP matching, bonuses, sick days and more

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