Senior Quantity Surveyor

CPB Contractors

Location: Adelaide

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

CPB Contractors is the CIMIC Group’s construction company and a leading international construction contractor, with operations across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Combining the expertise and track record formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, we deliver projects spanning all key sectors of the construction industry, including roads, rail, tunnelling, defence and building.

Our Mission is to generate sustainable returns for our shareholders by delivering projects for our clients, while providing safe, rewarding and fulfilling careers for our people.

We need people who are talented, motivated and disciplined, and who have a strong work ethic that drives them to succeed.

The Project

CPB Contractors along with our industry partners, have been appointed as an Alliance to deliver the Main South Road and Victor Harbor Road duplication projects, with the Department for Infrastructure and Transport located in Adelaide, South Australia. This is known as the Fleurieu Connect Alliance

Your Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to Manage and lead the design to cost function and assist in budget allocations, including provision of commercial and contractual assistance for Head Contract requirements. Assist with the preparation of design to cost reports throughout all stages of the design process. Assist with the measurement and pricing of work, variations and change requests. Contract administration support when required. This is a great opportunity to secure work not far from Adelaide.

Our minimum requirements for this role are:

  • Tertiary (Bachelor) degree in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Commerce, Accounting, Business, Law or associated disciplines.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant commercial construction experience.
  • Demonstrated commercial / quantity surveyor experience in the civil construction environment.
  • Knowledge of the tender methodology (costing, risk and opportunities, constraints), contractual agreements, claims and dispute management.
  • Experience in site contract administration, including payment schedules, insurances, variation negotiations and dispute management.
  • Valuing completed works and arranging payments.

If you are interested in this role and meet the above requirements, please apply below.

We are committed to workplace diversity and to providing flexible work opportunities on our project. We support women in construction and Indigenous advancement and participation. Women and people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

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