Senior Quantity Surveyor

Daria Tkach
Vancouver, British Columbia
up to $120,000
Job Posted

A new Senior Quantity Surveyor with a multidisciplinary consultancy in Vancouver, British Columbia.
This role will involve cost management and estimating job duties.

Successful Senior Quantity Surveyor Candidate will be qualified as Professional Quantity Surveyor by the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and/or a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and have at least 5 years of relevant Canadian construction cost planning and control experience.

Project Details

The Senior Quantity Surveyor role involves the preparation of construction cost estimates at various design and construction stages for a wide range of building and infrastructure projects.

The work includes architectural and structural quantity take-off, price research, and the preparation, analysis and presentation of cost estimates and related studies.

Responsibilities also include coordinating with and/or supervising the activities of other estimators working on specific assignments.

Hybrid and remote working arrangements available.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Preparation of construction cost estimates at various design and construction stages
  • Architectural and structural quantity take-of.
  • Co-ordinating with and/or supervising the activities of other estimators working on specific assignments.
  • Must be proficient and self-sufficient with all of our computer assisted estimating tools.
  • Expected to use their training and expertise to mentor junior and intermediate staff.
  • May be designated as Team Leader for the purposes of client contact, co-ordinating document flow from the design team, quality control and adherence to production deadlines.
  • 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

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5 to 10 years as a Quantity Surveyor, Cost Manager, Estimator or similar in the construction discipline. Canadian experience preferred
  • Experience in the preparation of all classes of estimates from conceptual to pre-tender estimates for various types of projects
  • Previous experience working for a cost consultancy firm would be ideal
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office 360 e.g. Word, Outlook & Excel.
  • Great Communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Creative thinker who can think outside the box
  • Great problem solver
  • Ambition and character to grow professionally and personally with the business

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

  • Remote Working
  • Major medical, vision care, dental benefits from start date
  • Continuous professional development

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