Quantity Surveyor needed at Costarchem Nigeria Limited

Job title : Quantity Surveyor

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : June 15, 2024

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Job Description

  • The Quantity Surveyor works closely with all stakeholders to monitor ongoing construction projects and ensures they are completed within the projected cost-effective budget & schedule and as well meet quality standards.


  • Preparation of cost estimates, bills of quantities, and tender documents.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors to obtain the best prices and terms.
  • Manage project budgets, including forecasting and monitoring costs.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation of all project-related costs and financial transactions.
  • Provide expert advice on procurement, risk management, and cost-saving measures.
  • Understanding the client requirements and quantities take off as per marking and RCP drawings.
  • Identify gaps between BOQ and drawings, specifications, and conditions of the contract and taking it for a logical closure.
  • Participate in the pre-tendering activities with client, architect, and project managers and raise relevant pre-bid queries from the given tender.
  • Prepare the initial quote and contract for the sales team from the company’s side.
  • Coordinate with the design team for analysing architectural and service drawings.
  • Manage the valuation of work done and handle claims and variations.
  • Prepare interim and final valuations, variations, and claims of the construction site.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and value engineering exercises.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to optimize project outcomes and achieve value for money.


  • First Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in quantity surveying or cost consulting, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction industry practices, regulations, and standards.
  • Knowledge of service guidelines, such as the National Building Code (NBC), ANSI/ASHRAE for HVAC, and LEED for green buildings.
  • Familiarity with contract administration and legal aspects of construction projects.
  • Understands general contracting, design-build, package contracting, value-based projects, and loading margins and lump sum in commercial fit-out, residential, or retail projects.
  • Experience working with AutoCAD and validating quantities from the given drawings.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with extraordinary negotiation abilities.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools for quantity surveying.

Required Skills:

  • Professional membership or certification in quantity surveying or construction management.
  • Experience working on various construction projects, including residential and commercial sites.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and environmental standards.
  • Experience with building information modelling (BIM) and quantity takeoff software.
  • Familiarity with contract law and construction contracts.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to work under pressure.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: hr@costarchem.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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