Senior Quantity Surveyor, Auckland

Last update 2024-06-18
Expires 2024-07-18
ID #2072172791
Senior Quantity Surveyor, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified March 15, 2024


Looking for a challenge and have experience working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor in the construction market, then working for Cake Commercial Services could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Cake Commercial Services are a leading protective coatings applicator who specialise in providing protective coatings for concrete and steel as well as Passive Fire Protection (intumescent and penetrations). We have numerous clients throughout New Zealand and pride ourselves on being a forward thinking and innovative company.

Due to a continued, demanding and varied work-load, our business is looking for a qualified Senior Quantity Surveyor to undertake the following duties.

Purpose of the role

As a traditional Quantity Surveyor will you need to have experience in both pre & post contract tasks.

You will also be required to collate progress measures and claims, invoicing, and analysis of payments received.

Key Accountabilities

Drive a pipeline of work through your construction industry knowledge, Cake's vast current customer base and your network of contacts.

Work closely with admin team to ensure accurate cost reporting and financial performance of projects

Assist Project Managers with collation and negotiation of variations

Prepare and review Final accounts

Check detailed and accurate quantum take-offs from 2 D or CAD construction drawings and collate pricing for numerous large scale projects prepared by our Commercial team

Work proactively and effectively with internal management team to ensure materials take-offs and quotes are produced within the agreed time-frames

Assist with producing progress claims and issuing invoicing on a monthly basis

Our reputation for our work on site is second to none, so work the numbers, talk the commercial details, make sure we are the best in the market for our tenders.

Technical Skills

Tertiary QS qualification with some practical experience or background in a QS/estimator role over a minimum period of 5 years

Good computer skills essential

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

CAD or BIM experience would be beneficial but not a pre-requisite

Attitudinal Skills

Proven team player

An ability to learn

A desire to buy into a very strong internal culture

Planning and organisational skills

Ability to multitask

So, if you think you fit the bill, are up for the challenge, have a clean full drivers licence, hold NZ residency or a valid work visa and are drug and alcohol free, then please apply now.

Alternatively, please visit our web site for further information


NO OVERSEAS CANDIDATES thank you - you must already have arrived in New Zealand and be ready/legally able to work.

No agencies thank you.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior quantity surveyor

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