Quantity Surveyor or Estimator

Get visa sponsorship in Christchurch Central, Canterbury as Quantity Surveyor or Estimator. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.

ABC, a top engineering consultancy in New Zealand, is looking for a Quantity Surveyor with construction estimating experience to join their expanding team. This is a unique chance to work on a variety of technical projects and contribute to building a more sustainable future. Join us now and be part of creating a better world.

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Quantity Surveyor or Estimator
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Christchurch Central, Canterbury
Full time


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Mō tō mātou āhuatanga | Who we are

ABC is New Zealand's leading engineering and environmental consultancy, renowned for our technical excellence in solving complex challenges. We are proudly a New Zealand, employee-owned company and our collective mission is to create and sustain a better world.

At ABC, we strongly believe that it's our people that keep our clients coming back. Our people are known for being 'humble high-achievers': delivering award-winning solutions, working collaboratively, and delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients. They are our greatest asset, and we invest in their development, well-being, and career aspirations.

Kei te hiahia mātou ki ōu pūkenga | We want your skills

We currently have a rare and fantastic opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor with diverse experience in construction estimating to join our 'C4' team.

Established two years ago to provide advice around construction costs, constructability, commercials (contract + risk) and embodied carbon (C4), the team has developed a strong workload and is looking to expand. The team provides support to our projects throughout our existing disciplines, alongside developing services direct to clients. This presents an awesome opportunity for you to make your mark and be part of an exciting growth area for ABC!

Current projects include a wide variety of technical work across several sectors, including all aspects of landfill design and operation, earthworks engineering, contract management, 3-waters infrastructure design, sustainable urban stormwater design, coastal infrastructure, roads and rail.

If you are someone who values autonomy, mastery and purpose in your work and will thrive in a team environment where every day is different, we'd love to speak to you.

Kei te whakapono mātou ki tō whanaketanga | We want to develop you

Working at ABC provides a rich learning environment for individuals to grow and develop every day. You're in the driver's seat when it comes to your learning, and there are heaps of opportunities to tap into a wealth of knowledge, expertise and formal development opportunities.

With ABC, you will get to work with excellent clients and our multi-disciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and planners through the whole life of a project - from concept design and consenting right through to tendering and construction - you will get to see your cost advice get built, and you'll have opportunity to get experience in all the stages of the project including commercial and contractual support to the project team.

You can look forward to working on a wide range of exciting projects from conceptual through to detailed design stages across the disciplines at T&T.

Na tōu rourou | What you'll bring:

Relevant degree or diploma in Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying
Around 5 years' diverse experience in civil and multi-disciplinary quantity surveying/estimating including construction related experience
RICS Chartership, NZIQS membership beneficial
ISCA assessment experience beneficial
Strong analytical skills
Client relationship management
Demonstrable ability to estimate an accurate exit cost and highlight key risks
Demonstrable ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
Proven ability to deliver a quality product on time

Ngā Hua | Our benefits

Exposure to a variety of professional experts and projects; ABC are involved in a number of large-scale alliance projects, as well as smaller community focused projects
A highly supportive team environment where you are encouraged to pave your own career path that caters to your own personal pathway
Professional memberships and continued education support
A flexible working culture and formal flexible working arrangements including part time working and ability to purchase extra leave
Internal training programs
Mentoring programs
$750 annual wellbeing allowance and wellbeing programme
A very active social club
Free fruit baskets and morning teas (we love morning teas at ABC!)
Additional parental leave, salary top-up and a back to work coaching programme (as per policy)
State of the art, modern and contemporary offices

We embrace flexible working at ABC and aim to work in a way that serves the needs of our people, clients and communities. Our flexible working culture enables us to achieve better work and life experiences. We welcome applicants who wish to work part-time or flexible hours.

Toroa tā mātou pae tukutuku mō ētehi atu kōrero | For more information, check out our website

'Everyone Matters' is one of our three core values at ABC, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce who foster inclusion, participation, and equal opportunity.

We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer, a member of Diversity Works, and Partners of TupuToa and Pūhoro STEMM Academy. We particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply.

ABC are proud to be part of the Rainbow Tick Whanau and welcome applicants from rainbow communities.

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