The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor with Precision Measurement skills in South Africa is R336,901.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor
Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
Skills in Contract Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk Quantity Takeoff, Valuation and Construction Estimating.
Pay by Experience Level for Quantity Surveyor
An entry-level Quantity Surveyor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R270,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Quantity Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R287,869 based on 115 salaries. A mid-career Quantity Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R423,252 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R493,817 based on 29 salaries.
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