Quantity Surveyor


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


Ko te take ka parekareka e koe ki te mahi ki kōnei | Why you will enjoy working here
Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. 

We also offer:

  • Free access to Marram health care benefits and discounted holiday homes.
  • Discounts for Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!
  • $500 bonus for current employees who refer a friend to Downer.
  • Progression and development programs on offer including our inspiring leader’s programme for top performers.

Have a look at our other great benefits here!

Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity
The Quantity Surveyor will work with the Project Manager to create a no-surprises environment by:

  • Ensuring a consistent and sound commercial approach is applied to all site operations of the project;
  • Managing the contractual and financial aspects of the project;
  • Managing client and other stakeholder interfaces, facilitating the resolution of contractual issues.
  • Providing early warning of unexpected financial outcomes.

Other duties include:

  • Commercial Management - Ensure a consistent and sound commercial approach is applied to all project operations in accordance with Downer New Zealand Limited policies.
  • Contract Management - Ensure that sufficient evidence through survey is gathered to support claims and variations.
  • Financial Management - Ensure project systems and controls are in place, are consistent and sound to effectively protect staff, Downer New Zealand Limited assets and others.
  • People Management and Development - Promote and maintain at all times a safety and quality focus amongst staff. Be aware of and apply as appropriate all related Downer New Zealand Limited policies.
  • Safety, Environment, Quality & Risk Management (Zero Harm) - Support, implement and adhere to H&S policies and procedures.

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills
You will need a proven work ethic, in addition to:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • BSc, National Diploma or equivalent in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering
  • Sound understanding and application of NZS3910 and sister documents
  • Fully conversant with all aspects of contractual management, interim and final progress payments, measurement, record keeping, contract variations and the like.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fully integrated team environment;
  • Site experience on projects valued greater than NZ$5M
  • The flexibility to be mobile as working on projects outside your home base will be required from time to time.

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation 
Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site here!

Me pēhea ki te tono | How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click Apply Now to submit your application! The reference number for this role is 603505

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