Be part of an award-winning family-owned market leading ISO:18001 accredited company, with substantial resources at their disposal to meet the demands of the construction, commercial and retail interiors. An exceptional opportunity is available for an experienced Quantity Surveyor, in their Tauranga office.


This position offers: A competitive salary, bonus opportunities, vehicle, phone and laptop and can take care of relocation costs within NZ and short-term accommodation to help their new QS settle into the beautiful Bay of Plenty. No two jobs are the same. Job variety every day, with a challenging yet rewarding career, the opportunity to work on some of NZ’s most prestigious projects with on-going training, support and structured growth. If you are looking for a fun yet challenging position and the chance to be part of a growing and driven team, this is the position for you.


The main objective of the job: This role is working in the bespoke joinery, interior fit out and light construction industry. The position involves planning and managing costs related to multiple projects, calculating budgets based on premium clients customized requirements, tendering, procurement and preparing detailed estimates to ensure budgets are sufficient for each stage of construction. You will seek to minimise the costs of each project and enhance value for money, whilst still achieving the highest level of standards and second to non-quality the company are renowned for.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant QS Qualification
  • 3 years or more New Zealand QS/Estimating experience
  • Experience monitoring and analysing costs in interior fit out industry, or similar
  • Tender management and costs proposal experience
  • Up to date knowledge of relevant legislation (incl CCA, NZ Building Code/Act 2004 & local by-laws)
  • Experience contributing to day to day management and strategic direction
  • Knowledge of building methods and materials
  • High level of interpersonal client relationship building skills
  • The ability to read and interpret plans and estimate building, material, labour costs
  • Advanced level of mathematics, accounting and calculation skills
  • Exceptional planning and organisation skills
  • Clean & current Full NZ Driver’s License
  • Currently be living in NZ & have the right to work in NZ (including work visas)


What are the company offering: Having been in business for 65yrs, they know how to look after their staff offering a competitive salary, bonus opportunities, vehicle, phone and laptop. Annual health and well-being checks and monitoring. They are also prepared to take care of relocation costs within NZ and short-term accommodation to help their new QS settle into the beautiful Bay of Plenty. A great Company atmosphere, monthly BBQ’s and active social club.


Job details:

Type:              Full Time Permanent Position

Salary:            $120k neg with bonus opportunities

Benefits:         Vehicle, phone and laptop

Based:            Tauranga, BOP

Start:               ASAP


Please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV & covering letter to info@appts.co.nz

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to give me a call:

Patricia MawhinneyAppointments Recruitment Specialists

021 500 653                (09) 478 9954             0800 030 125             www.appts.co.nz