A quantity surveyor, also known as a cost engineer, is responsible for determining the cost of a given construction project with respect to materials, labor, and time. Construction suppliers will place their bids for a project, and the quantity surveyor typically follows and measures a project from the beginning to the end.
Quantity Surveyor Tasks
Prepare internal cost/value reports for upper management and other departments.
Assist in the identification of commercial risks and opportunities and carry out value engineering exercises as required.
Prepare and manage material procurement schedules
Encourage and develop a culture of contractual awareness and ensure that contracts are fulfilled by rigidly maintaining records, contractual notifications, change control, etc.