Department of Public Works: Quantity Surveyor x 2 Positions

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20 Mar, 2015

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SALARY : R444 738 per annum in line with the provisions of the Occupational Specific
Dispensation (OSD) for Engineers and Related Occupations
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying plus 3 years’ post
qualification experience gained in Quantity Surveying. Current registration with
the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession as a
Professional Quantity Surveyor. Computer literacy including Microsoft Word and
Excel. Valid Code EB drivers licence. RECOMMENDATIONS: Knowledge of
Project and Programme Management. The ability to liaise and co-operate with
key stake holders and Project Managers. Good verbal and written
communication skills.

DUTIES : Provide specialist support to project managers regarding Quantity Surveying
related matters. Coach and develop project managing skills in Quantity
Surveying activities. Scrutinising and compiling tender documentation and
provide advice on tender procedures and delegations to form a uniform basis for
inviting tenders. The preparation and facilitation of various Procurement and
Contract Administration submissions. Preparing and analysing estimates of
costs for projects and the application of cost planning and project management
milestone techniques to find the most economic and suitable means of execution
of projects. The co-ordination and control of performance of Consultant Quantity
Surveyors. Audit and approve Consultants fee accounts and payments to Main
Contractors, valuation of variation orders and preparation and agreement of final
accounts on completion of contracts. Assist Legal Services with legal matters
relating to building contracts. Assist in settling disputes with Contractors.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. R. du Preez (031 – 2032113)


APPLICATIONS : Direct your application and name of the publication in which you saw the
advertisement, indicating the reference number of the post being applied for to:
The Senior Regional Manager, Department: Department of Public Works, Private
Bag X54336, Durban 4000
FOR ATTENTION : Ms Nontokozo Mbatha
CLOSING DATE : 27 March 2015
NOTE : Applications must be submitted individually on the prescribed Z83 form, obtained
from any Public Service Department and must be accompanied by a
comprehensive curriculum vitae, together with certified copies of qualifications,
registration with professional councils, skills or competences to substantiate
compliance/adherence with the advert appointment requirements plus a certified
copy of the identity document and driver’s licence. Copies of copies certified on
the blank side of the copy shall not be accepted. Faxed or electronic copies shall
not be considered. Candidates are also advised not to send their applications
through registered mail as the Department will not take responsibility for the noncollection
thereof. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications
assessed for equivalence by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Applicants that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements/
instructions shall be disqualified. Please note that due to the large number we
envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be
advised by this office within three (3) months of the closing date of this advert,
kindly consider your application as unsuccessful. Please note that successful
candidates will have to undergo security vetting and all qualifications will be
verified by SAQA prior to appointment. Candidates are expected to be available
for the interview on the said date of the interview or they may be disqualified.

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