14 Roles Of A Quantity Surveyor

Day To Day Activities Of A Quantity Surveyor

A Construction Estimator also is known as a Quantity Surveyor is the person who is responsible for Finding relevant project leads, preparing quantity Take-Off’s and preparing accurate estimates that are profitable.  Those are just a few of the roles of a Quantity Surveyor.

The role of the Estimator is vital in every construction organization.   Every Estimator should have a system that they use to prevents mistakes when responding to proposals.

Some of the responsibilities of a Quantity Surveyor are:

Collect and prepare Tender Documents
Prepare Templates and Check-lists,
Complete Quantity Take-Offs
Prepare Cost Estimates
Prepare material lists
Review Specifications and Drawings
Calculate project profits
Be a Team Player
Organize an estimating document
Understand the Levels of estimates
Understand Crew Rates
Understand Labour Productivity Rates
Determine profit and overhead mark-up
Negotiate contract terms

The role of the Estimator is vital in every construction organization.   Every Estimator should have a system that they use to prevents mistakes when responding to proposals.

A Quantity Surveyor is more than someone who just puts together pricing for a construction project.  A Quantity Surveyor has to understand the roles and principles of estimating.

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