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Hoban House, Haddington Road,
Dublin 4
Tel: 00-353-1-661 4711

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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Sydney

Location: Sydney, Australia
Entered: 20 Apr 2018
Duration: Permanent
Since 1974 Linesight has provided professional consultancy services, management support and strategic advice to the global construction industry. From initial concept to project completion, we have been helping clients to build their business. We have developed long-lasting relationships with some of the biggest companies in the world, earning a reputation as a leader in our field.    

Our organization is structured into a series of specialist service teams, each committed to helping our clients successfully achieve their objectives. We have deep domain knowledge and experience spanning a multitude of sectors including Commercial, Data Centers, Life Sciences, Healthcare, High-Tech Industrial, Hospitality, Education, Residential and Retail.        

With staff located across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the USA, our reach is truly global. Our permanent and long-established presence in these areas allows us to develop strategic partnerships, access local resources, formulate the most up-to-date market insights, and gain deep knowledge of each territory.  

Position Summary:
The Senior Quantity Surveyor will manage the cost elements of various projects from initial concept to final account settlement.  The projects may include hotels, data centers, retail outlets, office fit-outs, healthcare, leisure, light industrial etc. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to optimize projects costs, implement value engineering and ensure value for money whilst still achieving and delivering the highest standards and quality. On offer is an attractive salary package commensurate with your level of experience as well as the opportunity to develop your long term career within an established and professional organization.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare estimates and cost plans for variety of commercial and residential developments using CostX Software
  • Prepare standard documentation – reports, valuations, letters, financial reports
  • Prepare tender documents as required by procurement choice
  • Analyze tenders and prepare tender reports at all stages of procurement
  • Prepare valuations and cost reports; re-measure as necessary and adjust variations
  • Assist in the settlement of construction disputes/loss and expense claims
  • Prepare and agree final accounts
  • Other duties as may reasonably be required for a Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Manage a team of 2 to 3 quantity surveyors

Desired Experience and Education:
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Business development
  • Excellent IT skills
  • CostX experience –(advantageous)
  • Data Center experience beneficial but not essential
  • Eligibility to work in Australia
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ideal candidate will be results driven, self-motivated and resourceful with excellent client relationship skills
  • AIQS/MRICS qualified beneficial but not essential
  • BSc essential in a construction related discipline



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