Senior Quantity Surveyor

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FCH/32186
  • Closing Date:29 Sep 2023


We are currently looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the Green Team. The Auckland team have a strong pipeline of work and you will have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of projects over time. 

• Competitive salary 
•  Sole Charge role - you will lead from the front with your strong commercial knowledge 
• Ongoing training and development to help you reach your career goals 
• Career development – opportunities to grow your career at Higgins and the wider Fletcher Building group of businesses
• Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme, including: 
• A brand-new market-leading parental leave policy to ensure employees are well supported throughout one of life’s most significant events.
• FB employee share scheme, educational and welfare funds
• A significant portfolio of retail benefits across major NZ businesses such as ANZ, Z energy, PlaceMakers, Mico and Samsung. 

What you’ll bring to the role:
• You will already be a Senior Quantity Surveyor or looking for the next step in your career 
• As this is a sole charge role you need to be confident in managing a civil construction project from a commercial perspective 
• Experience working in a contractor environment and based on project is highly sought after 
• Proven commercial experience within roading / civil infrastructure construction
• A result focused, commercially astute outlook and a practical approach to problem solving  
• Ability to handle a diverse workload, whilst finding creative and forward-thinking solutions
• Estimating and / or Quantity Surveying experience - technical qualifications preferred
• Proficient with CCS Candy or Benchmark, Microsoft Projects
• Solid understanding of contract administration 
• 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!

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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