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Scott Construction

Quantity Surveyor

Ideally Blenheim but would consider Nelson
Full Time

To price, manage and monitor building contracts within an agreed timeframe and within budget to the satisfaction of the client and the company. 

The Company

 Scott Construction has been servicing the top of the South for 50 years and more recently have established a presence in Central Otago.  We also established an operation in Canterbury to assist with the Rebuild.

We are one of the larger Blenheim based Registered Master Builders.   Our key personnel have managed over 150 Major Projects in Marlborough throughout their careers.  Combined with our Nelson operation we are the largest Main Contractor in the Top of the South.

Job Description


·         Estimating on projects

·         Tender preparation and submission

·         Management of contracts

·         Contract administration and law

·         Project management

·         Client meetings

·         Contract reporting

·         Job costing and financial analysis

·         Compliance issues

Estimating on Projects

Initiate tender process, prepare schedule of quantities, price and submit tenders Price plans (materials and labour) using computerised pricing system eg. Buildsoft, CostX. Price variation orders and implement when confirmed.

Staff and Subcontractor Management

Brief Site Supervisor and staff at the start of the project of any particular issues such as site, customer or special items required.  Also, costings including labour constraints, expected profit margins, timeframes etc.

Contract Administration

Preparation and valuation of progress and final payments in connection with any contract or sub-contract via our current system at the time eg Costcon, CostX.  Reporting on expected profits and costings on a monthly basis.  Dealing with any disputes that may arise in connection with payment claims and variations.

All aspects of contract administration including payment claims, Request For Information, time extensions, contract law, variations and Notices To Contractor, site measurement and quantity surveying.

Desired Qualifications,Experience & Skills

Have a recognised NZ QS Tertiary qualification or already be working towards one. Have a minimum of 5 years NZ commercial construction experience. Experience as a Main Contractor QS undertaking: i tender preparation, measurement and pricing. ii. contract administration including progress claims, variations and reporting.
Have great communication skills and a ‘can do’ attitude. 

Applications close 18th January 2021

For more information contact: John Tovey


Phone: 027 288 0155

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