Senior Quantity Surveyor

Listed 8 days Ago
Calder Stewart

Calder Stewart – Southland/Otago 

Calder Stewart Construction is seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor with NZ commercial construction experience.  

Who Are We 

Great companies are made of great people!  Calder Stewart is a leading construction company specialising in Design and Build services to the industrial, commercial, rural, and public construction markets for over 60 years.  As a family-owned business, we firmly believe our success and building record is because of this. 

Today we maintain a construction enterprise with a team of over 400 employees nationwide, many of who have been with us for years.  Joining our team isn’t just a job, it’s a chance to build a career as we offer numerous opportunities to develop your skills further. 

With a thirst for building innovation, pride in traditional business values, and a commitment to 'build it the right way', Calder Stewart is a recognised leader in the New Zealand building industry. 

Why work with us? 

  • Our flattened structure means you’re often involved in the decision-making 
  • We have a strong work ethic; getting the job done right is our company motto 
  • We encourage involvement and teamwork; your contribution matters 
  • There are opportunities to develop your skills because we rely on our own in-house resources (steel fabrication and reinforcing, precast concrete, and distribution) 
  • We strongly support our community and employee interests 
  • We’re committed to a safe and healthy workplace 
  • Overall, we strive to be a great employer 

About the Job 

Due to business growth and a Senior Quantity Surveyor retiring, our Invercargill Office is looking for a highly articulate and self-motivated QS to join our Southland construction team.  This person can be based in Dunedin, however, you will need to stay overnight at least once a week in Invercargill so that two full days can be completed in the local office.  You will be comfortable in a client-facing role and be committed to working on projects from the initial estimate through to building completion.  Liaising with our internal divisions, Project Managers, Site and Commercial teams, you will have opportunities to work on many diverse construction projects throughout Otago and Southland and across New Zealand. 

Skills You Will Need 

Being an integral member of our construction team, the role will see you taking the lead with tendering activities, preparing budget estimates, managing costs throughout the construction, and assisting with presentations to our clients.  Upon contract award, your duties will include preparing external claims, processing variations, subcontractor account management, contract administration, final account preparation, reporting, and cost reconciliation.  You will be meticulous by nature and will competently produce accurate pricing information and documentation within the required timeframes. 

We are looking for someone with a Quantity Surveying qualification that has: 

  • at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role or as a Quantity Surveyor Consultant 
  • relevant work experience in a pricing office or in the Contract Administration/Planning/Pricing/estimating function within the commercial building industry 
  • the ability to work effectively within a team, to work to deadlines and under pressure 
  • demonstrated attention to detail, is thorough, passionate, self-motivated, and will use their initiative 
  • a natural ability to establish and build long-term working relationships with colleagues, contractors, consultants, and clients  
  • NZ commercial construction experience 

Culture and Benefits 

In return for your skills and commitment we can offer: 

  • Long term career and advancement opportunities within a supportive company culture 
  • Working on a diverse range of projects for our clients  
  • Competitive salary, including performance-based incentives  

To find out more about Calder Stewart please visit our website

To register your interest please apply online or alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact Mimi Griffiths on 021 715 436.  

Applications for this position must have NZ residency. 

Calder Stewart is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace.  A negative drug test result will be a condition of any offer of employment.

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.