Brackenfell, Cape Town

Closing Date: 28 July 2022



In this position, you are responsible for providing cost and material estimates, draw up projected budgets, and work alongside a team, noting any design changes and their effect on cost. To be successful as a quantity surveyor, you should have a methodical approach and superb interpersonal skills.

Job Title: Graduate Quantity Surveyort

Location: Brackenfell, Cape Town

Experience: 3 – 5 years

Type: Full Time


  • Price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for a project
  • Assist with the preparation of tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation
  • Track changes to the design and/or installation work and adjust budget projections accordingly
  • Procure or agree the services of contractors and/or subcontractors who work on the construction of the project
  • Measure and value the work done on site
  • Liaise with customers and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers
  • Select and/or source construction materials
  • Write reports
  • Negotiate with various contractors and vendors
  • Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Travel to various sites as required


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good understanding of quality control principles
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • A good working knowledge of MS Excel and the ability to learn how to use specialist software
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work in a team
  • The ability to negotiate
  • Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work


  • Grade 12
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying or Engineering
  • Construction estimating is advantageous

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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