The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor at Group Five Construction in South Africa is R453,500.
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Job Description for Quantity Surveyor
Most engineering and construction projects are large-scale operations, and completing them involves the investment of considerable amounts of money. Naturally, a client or contractor wants the maximum quality for the minimum cost; for this purpose, they hire people called quantity surveyors. A quantity surveyor is, in essence, the financial manager of a large engineering project who is tasked with maximizing the value of the project for his/her client by producing a most favorable balance of cos…Read more
Quantity Surveyor Tasks
- 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.
- Prepare internal cost/value reports for upper management and other departments.
Popular Employer Salaries for Quantity Surveyor
The top respondents for the job title Quantity Surveyor are from the companies WBHO Construction, Murray & Roberts and Stefanutti Stocks. Reported salaries are highest at Eskom where the average pay is R670,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Stefanutti Stocks and Engen Refinery, earning around R595,000 and R531,992, respectively. M&T Development pays the lowest at around R253,680. MLC Quantity Surveyors and WBHO Construction also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R307,200 and R310,200, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor
Skills that pay less than market rate include Construction Estimating, Valuation and Contract Management.
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