Quantity Surveyor Diploma course in islamabad

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Quantity surveyor: job description. Quantity surveyors are responsible for managing all aspects of the contractual and financial side of construction projects. Quantity surveyors manage the costs on a construction project. They help to ensure that the construction project is completed within its projected budget.

A quantity surveyor's role is to manage the costs relating to building and engineering projects. This may include new builds, renovations or maintenance work.

From early design costs to final figures, quantity surveyors seek to minimise the costs of the project and enhance value for money whilst ensuring that the project meets all legal and quality assurance requirements and regulations.

Quantity surveyor duties typically include:

  • Conducting feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs
  • Preparing, negotiating and analysing costs for tenders and contracts
  • Coordination of work effort
  • Advising on a range of legal and contractual issues
  • Valuing completed work and arranging for payments
  • Entry into the profession without a degree or a relevant degree is possible. For those without a degree or HND some employers may be prepared to fund a part time degree top-up course. For those with a non-relevant degree will need to take an RICS recognised postgraduate conversion course.

    To become a quantity surveyor a degree or a professional qualification accredited by the Royal Institute for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is required. The following degrees are considered most relevant to the role of a quantity surveyor:

  • Surveying
  • Construction
  • Civil engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Quantity Surveyor reports to contracts manager and is involved in maximizing project margin, adding value to the construction process by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting. The Quantity Surveyor drive best value from suppliers and subcontractors. Carries out monthly financial reviews on projects and forecast final outturn values for cost, sales and margin. Maximize value of monthly applications and measurement and submission of contract variations. Timely submission and negotiation of final accounts to the client / main contractor and subcontractors.
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