Chief Quantity Surveyor x 2 Positions

Posted on :

7 May, 2015

Category :

General Jobs in South Africa

(3-year contract)
SALARY : R652 281 per annum, all inclusive OSD package
CENTRE : Pretoria,


REQUIREMENTS : Degree in Quality Survey or relevant qualification. Six (6) years post qualification
Survey experience required. Valid driver’s license. Compulsory registration with
the South African Council for Quantity Surveying (SACQSP) as a professional
Quantity Surveyor (proof of registration must be attached). Must be in
possession of valid drivers licence. Must have extensive knowledge of survey
design and analysis. Incumbent should be proficient in technical consulting and
technical report writing. Must be able to draw up Bill of Quantities, submitting
payment certificates and budget control of projects. Research and development.
Computer-aided survey applications. Mobile equipment operating skills. Must
have good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Must be
able and prepared to work under pressure. Problem solving and analysis,
professional judgement, research and development, decision making, leadership
qualities and creativity. Financial management.


DUTIES : Coordinate professional teams on all aspects regarding the quantity survey and
provide assistance to all Project Managers and Site Agents responsible for
calculation of unit rates for record keeping, creating a database for all
construction activities. Provide quantity survey advice and technical support in the
evaluation of costs. Ensure the adoption of technical and quality strategies.
Develop quantity survey related policies, methods and practices. Provide solutions on non-compliance on quantity determination. Review the cost
determinations of projects and estimates accomplished by building designers and
/or sub-professional personnel. Ensure adherence to the requirements of
professional registration. Ensure training and development of subordinates to
promote skills/acknowledge transfer and sound engineering principles and code
of good of practice. Incumbent will be responsible for effective personnel
management and compilation of and adherence to budgets and programmes.
Responsible to report on project progress and supervise Contractors. Ensure
compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Employment Equity
Act, the Skills Development Act and the Labour Relations Act, team leadership.
Creativity. Financial Management. Customer focus and responsiveness. Planning
and organizing. People Management. Knowledge and practical experience in
Government procurement procedures.

ENQUIRIES : Mr TA Thobejane, tel. (012) 336-7869.

APPLICATIONS : Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to: The
Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand
deliver at the Continental Building, cnr Visagie and Bosman, Continental Building.


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