If you are looking for an Quantity Surveyor, you will be required to manage all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. Surveyors seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality. Many of these are specified by statutory building regulations, which the surveyor needs to understand and adhere to. If you are looking to update your CV please see the below CV example:
Quantity Surveyor CV
I am a hardworking and dedicated individual who has been employed as a quantity surveyor at my present employers since gaining my degree four years ago. I have some experience in developing a mechanical and electrical department, although this is only planned to be a small division with my current employer. I would welcome the opportunity to further enhance my knowledge in this field within a larger organisation. I thoroughly enjoy the challenges involved, and am now seeking my next challenging role.
Date to Date or To Date – Quantity Surveyor – Where?
Main duties included:
Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills with the architect and/or the client
Undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work
Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
Performing risk and value management and cost control
Advising on procurement strategy
Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
Preparing and analysing costings for tenders
Allocating work to subcontractors
Providing advice on contractual claims
Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports
Valuing completed work and arranging payments
Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use
Understanding the implications of health and safety regulation
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
Degrees are available in quantity surveying, which are accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Customer care? Meeting targets? Eye for detail? Communication skills?
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work? Remember the type of industry you are applying to work in…your personal hobbies and interests say a lot about the applicants personality and could help decide whether or not you would be suitable for the role.
Available on request.