Quantity Surveyor

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
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  • Closing Date:29 Feb 2024


The Auckland region has an excellent pipeline of future work and Higgins will be actively working to secure its share – it’s a great time to be joining our business!   

What you’ll get involved in:

  • Manage the full tender process including preparation, review and delivery of tenders and quotes
  • Pricing of variations
  • Attribute writing and detailed bid submission 
  • Measurements, take-offs and estimates for a range of civil construction projects
  • Preparation and negotiation of contractual claims and variations
  • Financial reporting and cost control
  • Risk prediction, assessment, and valuation
  • Work with clients/customers to ensure they understand our Bids and resolve concerns or issues 

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • Proven tendering experience, preferably within roading / civil infrastructure construction
  • A result focused, commercially astute outlook and a practical approach to problem solving  
  • Ability to handle a diverse workload along, whilst finding creative and forward-thinking solutions
  • Estimating and / or Quantity Surveying experience - technical qualifications preferred
  • Proficient with CCS Candy or Benchmark, Microsoft Projects
  • Sound Contractual Knowledge especially NZS 3910:2013

Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. We offer a great working environment, competitive hourly rate, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check – you’ll need to be fit for work!

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.