AIQS Job Board

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Opportunities exist for employers to advertise their job vacancies on the AIQS Job Board. If you are interested in posting a job or would like more information, email

About the business and the role
Rapidly expanding company with 20 plus years of market, this highly regarded commercial advisory consultancy to the built environments is going from strength to strength.

Their mandate is to work on large complex, interesting and amazing projects and they love those that can support, collaborate and contribute to their team. They are currently in the market for a QS / Cost Planner with exposure to education, aged care, health or institutional projects to join the Vic Team.
Job tasks and responsibilities

> Detailed budget and cost plans
> Contract administration
> Cost estimates and cost management services
> Bills of Quantities
> Feasibility studies
> Tender evaluations and negotiations
> Value management
> Cost planning and estimating during the design phase
> Construction phase cost management
> Cash flow forecasting
> Assisting with feasibility studies, capital cost advice
> Life-cycle costing
> Preparation and evaluation of Risk Registers

Skills and experience

> Quantity Surveyor or equivalent qualification.
> Minimum 2 years commercial construction experience either in estimating, cost planning or quantity surveying
> Experience with measurement software such as Cost X or Buildsoft will be highly regarded
> Experienced in providing both pre & post contact QS services
> Experienced in institutional projects such as aged care, health, education or justice projects

Job benefits and perk

> Wonderful, positive work culture 
> Genuine career path on offer
> Opportunity to work on large, technical projects
> Central office location, modern facilities and close to amenities
> Relaxed work environment and a strong team culture

You can contact us on 03 8592 0016 or email us at for a private & confidential discussion.

Posted 17/7/2018

Quantity Surveyor

Location: Brisbane
Classification: Professional 
Req No: 190930BR

> Join a global Fortune 500 Organisation based in Fortitude Valley, QLD
> Opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager to work on iconic projects across QLD
> AECOM offer flexible work options [flexible start and finish times]

The Role

AECOM’s Program, Cost, Consultancy team has an opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager to join our Brisbane team. As part of our high performing PCC group, you will be responsible for providing quantity surveying and cost management services on some of Queensland’s and Australia’s largest and most iconic vertical and horizontal infrastructure projects, giving you the opportunity to further develop your career. 

As part of this role tasks will include, but are not limited to:

> Cost planning and estimating during design phase;
> Measurement of quantities based on design drawings;
> Construction phase cost management;
> Cash flow forecasting;
> Assisting with feasibility studies, capital cost advice;
> Life-cycle costing.

This role is ideal for a highly driven professional who is looking to continue to grow their QS skills, working on a range of small, medium and large-scale projects learning from a team of specialist consultants. 

About You

> 3-6 years’ relevant post graduate professional experience;
> Strong oral and written communication skills;
> Have a strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven team environment;
> Consulting experience - advantageous;
> Demonstrated skills in managing project costs and budgets.
> Relevant tertiary qualification;
> Working knowledge of MS Suite – Essential;
> Medium to High Level knowledge of CostX- desirable.

Benefits at AECOM

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

> Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options;
> State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;
> Paid parental and partner leave;
> Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;
> Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;
> Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;
> Employee stock purchase plans;
> Study assistance;
> Professional and technical development opportunities.

Click here to apply.

Posted 11/07/2018

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Are you fed up of false claims of career development and uninspiring leaders? Would you like the opportunity to work for a solid performing Civil Contractor with the reputation for excellence throughout Australia?

Our client has strategically placed themselves to ensure they have a diversified portfolio of major clients offering long term career opportunities and challenging and exciting projects to test, learn and grow professionally on. Specialising in civil concrete and earthworks on remote areas they have an extensive history for delivering high quality projects throughout the resource sector.

With this continued growth we are now engaged exclusively to source an experienced Senior Contracts Administrator/Quantity Surveyor, Contracts Manager, or Commercial Manager to work closely with onsite project teams to ensure scope is being met and variations are caught and communicated in a timely and accurate fashion including tracking financial performance and claims.

You will display a proven track record working at a senior level as a Senior Contracts Administrator or Quantity Surveyor, or Contracts Manager, within the construction industry in Australia. This is a permanent opportunity and your experience in business and systems improvement for greater commercial control will be highly regarded.

Key Responsibilities will include:

> Ensure that all contracts meet the legal, commercial and corporate standards and agreed benchmarks;
> Control all commercial, cost control and cash flow activities for the project;
> Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of the head contract and of the proforma subcontracts;
> Ensure the effective implementation of commercial and financial risk management procedures.

The ideal candidate will display the following:

> Tertiary qualifications in Construction Management or Quantity Surveying
> Exposure to civil infrastructure projects in Australia (Main Roads and/or resource sector infrastructure)
> Candy CCS software proficiency strongly preferred
> Strong Financial Reporting and Subcontractor management background
> Clear and effective communication skills and the ability to work well within a team
> Significant experience in commercial and contract management roles within civil construction sector

This key role will offer you the opportunity to work with senior management, with a successful and diversified contractor based here in Western Australia. Attractive package + benefits will be on offer; in addition to working in a business that values its people.

All communication and your resume is treated strictly confidential and will be kept completely private until we have discussed the role and you are comfortable to move forward with the opportunity.

To find out more details on this position or any other opportunities in the construction industry please call Jordan on 08 9480 0479.

Please submit your resume in Word Document form to jordan@ZENITHSEARCH.COM

Note: only successful candidates will be shortlisted and contacted.

Posted 5/7/2018

MBM is seeking Senior Quantity/Quantity Surveyors


> Graduate of recognised QS degree course. 
> Approx. 5-10 years' experience working as a QS. 
> Previous experience working in an Australian QS consultancy, providing the full range of pre & post contract QS services preferred. 
> Recent AIQS/MRICS qualifications beneficial but not essential. 
> Bill of Quantities Specialist. 
> High level verbal and written communication, including preparation of reports for clients.
> Candidates must be an Australian Citizen or have permanent residency status.

About us:

MBM are independent advisers to the Australian property and infrastructure sectors. Through our insightful approach and innovative project solutions, we deliver certainty in the minds of our clients. Our expertise encompasses quantity surveying, building consultancy, tax and asset services, PPP advisory, infrastructure, facilities management advisory and expert witness.

We are recognised by clients and peers for our expertise across multiple disciplines, market segments and industries. Our project solutions range from residential refurbishments to multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects.

Applications to:

Posted 5/7/2018

Senior Quantity Surveyor  - Sydney – to $140,000

About the Client for the Quantity Surveyor Role:

My client is a well established Consultancy with offices throughout Australia and Asia. Due to expected growth and new projects awarded they are looking to take on a Senior Quantity Surveyor. 

My client requires a Senior Quantity Surveyor with ideally 8 years post graduate experience who has a few years experience in Quantity Surveying for construction in Australia.

About the candidate for the Senior Quantity Surveyor Role:

The successful applicant will be from a construction and quantity surveying background.

> To be considered for the role of Senior Quantity Surveyor you will have: 
> A degree in Quantity Surveying / Construction Management or similar
> Ideally have a minimum of 8 years experience as a Quantity Surveyor with specific experience in Cost Planning, Risk Analysis, Preparation of Financial Reports,  
> Commercial Construction sector within Health, education and government projects
> Experience in preparation of BoQ's and able to produce quick estimates
> Strong PC skills & an Analytical mind
> Good understanding and practical knowledge of reading and interpreting building plans
> Experience using BuildSoft or Cost X Estimating Software

This company wants to invest in someone who wants to progress in their career as a Senior Quantity Surveyor and develop themselves professionally.  They have a great working environment and invest heavily in their people.

How to Apply

If you believe you meet the above requirements and you are from a quantity surveying and construction background then please send your Covering Letter & Resume to or call Martin on 02 9310 2639 for a confidential discussion.

Posted 4/7/2018

Quantity Surveyor

We have:

> Opportunities to work on various sized projects in diverse sectors including a mix of retail, commercial, office, infrastructure, educational, residential, and mechanical & engineering services
> Pre and post contract projects where you will have a to apply your skills and experience 
> Defined career paths and both in-house and external training opportunities
> Fantastic office location and supportive work environment 

You have:

> A Degree with relevant professional qualifications within the Australian Property and Construction Industry (Quantity Surveying or equivalent)
> More than 2 years post graduate expereince in the Australian construction industry
> Sound interpersonal awareness and negotiation skills

Apply now if:

> You are self-driven, results-oriented, with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality.
> You are a forward planner who critically assesses your own performance.
> You are reliable, tolerant, and determined.
> You have experience with measurement, cost planning, and organisational skills.
> Enjoy working with a team of professionals in a supportive and modern office environment
You must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this position.

To apply:

Send an updated CV to

Posted 21/06/2018

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Building Services

> Senior Building Services Quantity Surveyor
> Melbourne's number 1 cost consultancy
> Attractive salary with multiple company benefits

Due to the continued expansion of my clients highly successful team, I am now sourcing an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Mechanical & Electrical Quantity Surveyor/Cost planner for their Melbourne office. My client is arguably the number 1 PQS firm in Melbourne with an impressive portfolio of work in multiple sectors. 

The successful candidate will be a senior member of the team. Dealing with cost control, planning, forecasting and estimation.

Experience required

The ideal candidate will have construction experience and an industry recognized Degree in Quantity Surveying/Construction Management. You will need to show a clear understanding & have a proven track record of the management & implementation of the following key responsibilities.

Cost Planning including:

> Preparation of cost budgets and appraisals
> Preparation of cost plans
> Provide advice and opinion in respect of our client development plans and expectations
> Value engineering studies
> Procurement including:
> Providing advice on procurement strategy
> Assembling and seeking agreement to long and short tender lists
> Preparing and issuing tender documents.
> Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors
> Managing and contributing to structured and documented tender evaluations
> Preparation of Contract Recommendation Reports
> Preparation of contract documents
> Post Contract Quantity Surveying including:
> Verifying applications for interim payments
> Managing change control in accordance with contracts
> Producing cost reports and cost forecasting

Person specification

> Quantity Surveyor (cost planner) with relevant experience in Mechanical and Electrical Services within the local market (ideally Melbourne)
> MRICS, AIQS OR RICS or professionally qualified in either a surveying or engineering discipline
> Technical background with a degree in quantity surveying, engineering, or another construction related subject or equivalent
> Pre and Post contract experience of large complex projects
> Feasibility and cost planning, procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services
> Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
> Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal
> Excellent customer service, communication and client/external interface skills
> Stakeholder management with a clear focus on developing client accounts and forging new business relationships
> A track record of effective working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering to deadlines
> A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious
> Ability to identify and develop potential opportunities to secure more business for my client.
> 5 years local market experience

If you fit the above criteria please contact James Wakefield - 0424 457 334 /

Posted 20/6/2018

Senior Contracts Administrator
  • National Company with over 25 years of experience in commercial construction
  • Fantastic senior level position
  • Sydney location working with an experienced and motivated team
The Company

Infinity Constructions Group is privately owned commercial construction company with over 25 years of design, construction, project management and engineering experience. Infinity has successfully delivered over 450 diverse projects, for a broad range of industry sectors and often competes in the Tier 2 Contractor segment.

The Role

We are seeking a Senior Contracts Administrator to become a key member of our Sydney Office. 

The role comprises the following key activities:
  • Preparation of scope of works for each subcontracted section of works – review by the projects team
  • Ability to interpret drawings and specifications
  • Prepare sub-contract tender documentation, tender and tender assessment
  • Work through the basis of the tender eg time, methodology, costings, constraints, process etc
  • Assessment & processing of subcontractor payment claims and supplier invoices
  • Assessment & processing of subcontractor variations
  • Understand and utilise an inhouse data entry system
  • Ensure compliance with relevant budget requirements
  • Ensure accounts and invoices are in line with contractual obligations and then send to accounts for processing
  • Check that processes have been followed and that costs are allocated correctly in our Accounting System (Cheops)
  • Delivery dockets/work record, reconciliations to Project Manager
  • Ensure insurances are in place to cover off on compliance of the tender
  • Assist in compiling information to be incorporated into the relevant internal or external reports
  • Maintain and store records as determined by Project
  • Maintain Project Registers
  • Assist with project reporting
  • Understand contractual requirements for the Head Contract claims
  • Promptly attend to and manage claims/disputes
What We Are Looking For
  • As the successful applicant, you must have a proven record as a Contracts Administrator, having worked in a building organisation on a project above $20 million. You will need to be diligent, well presented and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Must have leadership capabilities to support and work with other Contracts Administrators.
  • An excellent communicator with great organisational, time management and great negotiation/influencing skills will be highly regarded.
  • You will be tertiary qualified and have worked on commercial projects in the past 5 years. You must have previous experience in using construction software such as BuildTools, BuildSoft, Primavera, Xpert, Excel, Word, Cheops or a similar cost management system.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a vastly experienced and motivated team. A generous remuneration package is on offer as well as guidance and a feeling of real appreciation for a job well done in this vibrant and unique company.

Please send your covering letter and resume via email to, addressed to the Human Resources Manager, quoting reference ICG007.

Posted: 5/6/2018

Quantity Surveyors & Senior Quantity Surveyors – Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane

Global Company
Future career opportunities
CBD locations

Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry.

Our expanding offices in Australia are seeking experienced Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors to assist in continued growth and expansion. Our businesses, Altus Analytics and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,300 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Reporting to Associate / Director, the Quantity Surveyor and Senior Quantity Surveyor will independently provide a variety of professional quantity surveying services to new and existing clients and have ability to gain clients satisfaction and obtain repeat works.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

> Providing accurate cost advice to clients;
> Pricing of estimates and cost plans;
> Completion of complex trade and elemental take-off;
> Attend design team meetings;
> Measuring quantities for variations;
> Pricing of BOQ's
> Undertake site visit and complete valuations of work complete on site;
> Preparation of cash flows;
> Amend / update / reconcile Cost Reports;
> Undertake cost analysis;
> Review financing agreements / understanding of funding arrangements;
> Ability to meet and manage clients and other professional consultants;
> Assist in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
> Maintain ongoing client communication and resolve issues expeditiously;
> Ability to use appropriate software and technology e.g. MS Office; Buildsoft and Cost X

Job Requirements:

The preferred candidate will possesses the following skills and attributes:

> Knowledge / expertise and accreditation in Quantity Surveying;
> Minimum of 5 years work experience;
> Membership in an approved Professional Body (eg. AIQS, NZIQS, RICS, CIOB);
> Advanced knowledge of the construction methodology and innovations;
> Self-motivated with a high degree of integrity, honesty and ethics;
> Excellent communication skills – verbal written;
> Ability to work in a team and independently;
> Demonstrated skills in client file management, planning and organisation

At Altus, we want you to realize your potential.  We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas.  This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech, and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference!

What are you waiting for?

Cement your career with Altus Group now by applying on line or via our website

Posted 4/6/2018