Quantity Surveyor

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Residential
  • Location:Christchurch
  • Job Reference:FRL/5678
  • Closing Date:29 Sep 2022


About Us

Fletcher Living has a long history and a strong commitment to providing quality new homes for New Zealanders. As one of New Zealand’s leading residential developers and builders, the Fletcher Residential and Land Development Division has been an integral part of the Fletcher Building family for over 110 years. Our reputation hasn’t grown overnight, James Fletcher built his first weatherboard home in Dunedin in 1909 and the home still stands proud today, an ever-present statement of our craftsmanship and attention to detail. 

Why Join Us?

It’s an exciting time to be part of the booming residential construction sector. We’re a high performing business and are proud to say that we have a highly engaged and successful team. We have a fantastic people culture and encourage everyone to bring their full and genuine selves to work. Our workplaces are enriched by many different nationalities, languages, religions, customs and lifestyles. We’re proud of this diversity and understand that it brings a richer and broader perspective to how we operate by helping us connect better with our people and with our customer base.

The Role

Due to ongoing growth of our business, we are seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our Christchurch branch team, which oversees a variety of communities we’re developing around Canterbury. Projects will include medium density townhouses and traditional subdivisions as well as larger scale apartments builds with car parks and recreational areas. Your role as a QS on these projects will include but not be limited to:

- Leading and managing projects of varying complexity and sizes
- Completing project estimates and measures
- Negotiation and Management of supplier and contractor agreements
- Take offs for construction
- Preparation of purchase orders and monthly payments
- Financial reporting

You will be working closely with other QS’s, as well as the wider branch team in Sales, Design and Construction. 

About You

We’re looking for someone who has a good knowledge of the residential and commercial construction industry and has valuable experience working as a QS either for a main contractor or as a PQS. You will need to have a positive, can-do attitude, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and excellent computer skills, including experience in Microsoft Excel and Cost X. 


Our Christchurch office offers a fun and relaxed environment and has plenty of experienced people for you to bounce off. Along with providing a competitive salary and excellent incentive scheme, this role will offer a variety of project work to help grow your career. You will be encouraged to share ideas and will have the opportunity to get involved in activities outside of a traditional QS role, such as Health & Safety, and building relationships with the Construction team on site. And, of course, you’ll also get to enjoy the security, benefits and recognition that come with working for a well-respected business unit within the Fletcher Building Group.

Application Process

Applications should be made by submitting a CV and cover letter outlining your interest, motivation and what you would bring to this role by way of background, experience and fit for the role and our team.  Please apply online or contact Olivia Finn on 0272509566.

We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.