Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Graduate Quantity Surveyor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join our team.


  • Estimate the quantity and costs of materials;
  • Track changes in plans or constructions; update budgets;
  • Negotiate with contractors and subcontractors;
  • Prepare payments for contractors and subcontractors;
  • Identify potential financial or construction risks;
  • Cost planning;
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with contractors and subcontractors;
  • Variations;
  • Analyse costs for maintenance and additional building needs;
  • Document progress, materials, and reports on project;
  • Tendering;
  • Analyse completed projects to determine ROI and compare costs;
  • Assisting with tenders, contract administration;
  • Assisting with estimates and planning;
  • Negotiation and finding best prices from suppliers.


  • Able to analyse financial records and apply data to improved results;
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports;
  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction engineering, management, or related field;
  • Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Enthusiastic;
  • Commercial awareness;
  • Thorough understanding of the needs and demands of clients and will to exceed their expectations;
  • Confident, client facing communicator both verbally and in writing;
  • Must be a good team player but able to work independently;
  • Diplomatic;
  • Accurate.