Quantity Surveyor

Posted 7 months ago by MSELECT
Location Erbil, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Construction

MSELECT is hiring a Quantity Surveyor for a construction client in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience and be fluent in English, Kurdish and Arabic.

Quantity surveyor is a skilled professional working in the construction industry concerned with assurance of cost and quality. QS investigate for defect and inspect the accomplishment, valuing the implemented works, services and delivered goods.

Duties and Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of QS without limitations include:

  • The preparation of bills and schedules of quantities of materials, labor and services required in the construction and equipment of building, or engineering works.
  • Preparation of specifications when required.
  • Undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work.
  • Valuing completed work and submitting actual BOQ.
  • Review submitted bill of quantities.
  • Review architectural plans and prepare quantity needs.
  • Estimate the quantity and costs of materials.
  • Writing reports and overseeing bills.
  • Keeping up to date with construction methods and materials.
  • Verifying and reviewing inspection report.
  • Preparing daily attendance sheet of labors and equipment.
  • Submitting weekly used materials.
  • Checking that the assembly or production line adheres to standards and procedures and complying with the requirements.
  • Reviewing construction plans and preparing quantity requirements.
  • Keeping track of materials and ordering more when required.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction management, civil engineering, or related field.
  • 2-5 years of general construction estimating experience, financial experience, construction experience, or related field.
  • Proficient in computer skills, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Able to analyze financial records and apply data to improved results.
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports.
  • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry.
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions.
  • Attention to detail and methodical thinking.
  • Excellent numeracy, Problem solving and analytical thinking.
  • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry.
  • Working well under pressure.

Working Conditions

  • Full – time position working Saturdays to Thursday, 08:00a.m.-05:00p.m. with possibilities of overtime working, night shifts or on weekends.
  • Site based working Environment.
  • Basic physical requirements as site-based position.

Integrity and Ethics – Do the right thing.

  • Makes decisions and acts with the Company’s long-term interest in mind.
  • Acts with integrity, maintaining the highest ethical standards.
  • Is flexible and changes quickly based on the company’s changing needs.
  • Balances the company’s needs with those of others including the client, the team, etc.
  • Manages with profitability in mind,

Attention to Detail

  • Thoroughness in accomplishing tasks for concern in all area’s involved, no matter how small.
  • Monitors and checks work or information and plans and organizes time and resources efficiently even under the pressure of multiple demands.

Team Player

  • Works cooperatively with others toward accomplishment of a shared goal as opposed to working separately or competitively.
  • Leverages own strengths and demonstrates understanding of weaknesses to contribute to a project most effectively.
  • Knows when to coordinate and when to follow.

Demonstrates a Sense of Urgency

  • Sets high expectations and achieves them regardless of the barriers.
  • Demonstrates a passion for one’s work - enjoys working hard and is full of energy.
  • Acts with an insatiable need to get things done - can be counted on to get things done on time and with excellent quality and results.
  • Pays attention to the details to make sure the job gets done right.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process

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