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Stellar Projects

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Full Time


Senior Quantity Surveyor

  •        Opportunity to work with a diverse, high performing team of professionals
  •        Dynamic company with top-tier clients
  •        Genuinely great team environment and company culture


We are looking for an experienced quantity surveying professional to join our Northland office and the wider Quantity Surveying team. They will have confidence in their abilities, are comfortable operating autonomously (with support) and provide leadership and outstanding service to internal and external clients.


Some responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Technical leadership in estimating, payment valuations, cost planning, procurement, post-contractual cost management, variation assessments and bank funding
  • Project ownership and self-managed conduct on commissions.
  • Proposal preparation, job delivery, work planning and financial management tasks.
  • Mentorship and training.


  • You have a minimum of five years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor, at least three of which are in the New Zealand environment.
  • You have a proven track record in the civil / infrastructure space – such as roading and rail.
  • You are comfortable in a consulting environment, working alongside high-profile clients.
  • You have a recognised tertiary qualification in quantity surveying.
  • You have an active MNZIQS or MRICS professional accreditation.

Key skills:

  •  Highly competent in using the relevant ‘tools of the trade’ for quantity surveying, including CostX and strong MS Excel skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to express complex ideas in a simply understood manner.
  • Demonstrable ability working on infrastructure projects.
  • Strong attention to detail, able to focus on critical elements and, at the same time, remain mindful of the big picture.
  • Able to operate autonomously, while also appreciating the benefits of collaboration.



Stellar was founded in 2013 and has grown to a multi-disciplinary business with over ninety-staff. Our success is largely due to the high calibre of personnel we attract and retain, with specialists in a wide range of services. We understand the importance of providing a great experience for our stakeholders - both internal and external. Professionally fulfilled employees with job satisfaction translates to a thriving business – our people are our success, and we want to nurture that. 

We offer a competitive salary with flexible working arrangements. Our employees are covered by a life insurance scheme, there is an employee-share programme, enhanced parental leave support and we facilitate professional memberships and active support of career development. In addition to the ‘little things’ – such as fresh fruit, beverages and regular morning teas – we have an employee assistance program and an empathetic approach to individual needs. 

We believe it is the intangible things which stand us apart. Our team genuinely enjoys working together, and our office vibe is a relaxed and warm professional environment. Our regular social events – such as inter-region trips, family picnics, triathlon events, quiz nights and others – go towards fostering great working relationships.




Please submit your CV and a cover letter which outlines the reason for your interest in this position and indicating the match of your skills and experience to our job requirements, or if you have any questions about the role or Stellar Projects to:


REFERENCE        #JD2404

LOCATION          Whangārei/Auckland/Tauranga

EXPERTISE          Quantity Surveying / Civil / Infrastructure

WORK TYPE        Permanent



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