Cost Planner

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:FCC Infrastructure
  • Location:Auckland
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  • Closing Date:22 Jan 2022


Cost Planner– Eastern Busway - Botany

The Eastern Busway is a significant project for Auckland and forms a key part of the region’s rapid transport network. Similar to the Northern Busway, it will create separate lanes for new high-frequency bus services to connect people from Botany, Pakuranga and the surrounding suburbs with the rail network in Panmure. The project includes cycling and walking paths, safety, environment and roading improvements, and a Reeves Road flyover, giving people a range of travel options and more reliable journey times. 

Construction is due to start in 2022 and to be completed in 2026 subject to consent approvals and the easing of pandemic restrictions. During this important design and provisioning phase, we have an opportunity for an experienced Cost Planner to participate in the cost plan design assessment at every design stage through to construction. These stages may include but are not limited to Preliminary Design, Detailed Design, Final Design and Issued for Construction. The role requires strong quantification and costing skills across many disciplines. Identification of risks and opportunity is a key outcome of the cost planning procedure and skill in communicating this to the wider design, engineering and construction teams.

Key responsibilities
Establishment of Baseline/Master Cost Plan
Reconciliation of quantities with the Project Estimate 
Undertake Quantity take-offs on the Design elements
Reporting the changes that are happening within the design development
Ensure that the Design Growth is controlled through Cost Planning by the identification of changes and opportunities

Experience and skills needed
Tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveyor, Engineering or related field or qualified by experience.
Preferably MRICS
Knowledge of estimating software ccs Candy.
Proficient use of Microsoft suite of programs.
Confident with 3D design models for take offs in a way that will enable to speed up the making decision process 
Previous experience in a Cost Planning role (Cost Planner / Quantity surveyor) working within large project environment and/or an appropriate large organization.
Min. 5+ years in construction industry

The offer:
Competitive package + great employee benefits, including educational support
Clear opportunities for training and career growth
Internal mobility across an exciting portfolio of current project and future works

For more information about the Eastern Busway visit or watch a video here. 

The Fletcher Construction Company is part of Fletcher Building, established in 1909. Responsible for iconic builds across New Zealand, Fletcher Building has a strong tradition in providing excellence in delivery of infrastructure that helps our communities to thrive.

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