Everything you need to know about finding a quantity surveyor
There are several types of surveyors and they all have one thing in common: they all measure and draw what the earth’s surface looks like.
A quantity surveyor, otherwise known as a Construction Economist or Cost Manager, is responsible for the estimation and supervision of construction costs from the beginning to the end of construction in a development project.
Quantity surveys are responsible for:
Advising the client on cost-effective development plans.
Liaising with engineers, architects, contractors, builders, suppliers and project managers.
Preparing of a 'Bill of Quantities' that outlines the individual cost components involved in the projects construction.
Cost analysis, planning and feasibility studies.
Establishment of the project’s budget.
Producing depreciation schedules for various components of the project, and monthly cashflow forecasts.
Estimation of insurance replacement costs.
Estimation of additional costs incurred with design changes.
Assessing and recommending payments made to contractors during building development
Quantity surveyors work on most construction sites, and are generally contracted as consultants by either:
The public sector – such as State governments, State authorities, Australian Construction Service.
The private sector – such as large property development firms, project managers, other independent contractors, and so on.
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