quantity surveyor


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quantity surveyor

n
(Surveying) a person who estimates the cost of the materials and labour necessary for a construction job
Translations
stavební dozor
anyagmennyiség-becslõ
byggingafulltrúi
stavebný dozor
maliyet tahmincisi

quantity surveyor

ngeometra m (che valuta il costo del materiale e della manodopera necessari per una costruzione)

quantity

(ˈkwontəti) noun
the size, weight, number etc of something, especially a large size etc. What quantity of paper do you need?; I buy these goods in quantity; a small quantity of cement; large quantities of tinned food.
quantity surveyor
a person who is responsible for estimating the quantities of building materials needed for constructing something, and their probable cost.
an unknown quantity
a person or thing whose characteristics, abilities etc cannot be predicted.
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She spends one day a week at the college and the rest of the time working under a qualified quantity surveyor.
A quantity surveyor manages all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures.
He joins the company from Rider Levett Bucknall where he was a senior quantity surveyor.
Senior project manager and quantity surveyor Lee Lloyd has acted as employer's agent, contract administrator and fund surveyor while Alistair Smith is a graduate building surveyor.
My husband, a quantity surveyor with Charles Tennet, earned around PS3,000 a year," added Maureen.
America still struggles with fully understanding what a quantity surveyor does, but thankfully we look like we're overcoming that hurdle here.
Ryan McDade, a quantity surveyor, from Newcastle, said: "I don't watch it because I always have something on, like football.
But have the demands placed on the quantity surveyor changed over the years given the grandiose scale of some new projects, which perversely come with even tighter timeframes?
You need a degree or professional qualification accredited by the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) to qualify as a chartered quantity surveyor.
It also advises on how acceleration can be evaluated on a benefit versus cost basis, and addresses the role of the quantity surveyor in the process.
IN THE doghouse iswhere youwill find quantity surveyor Neil Nightingale after a day at work.
The quantity surveyor was flown to Britain for specialist treatment and doctors are "optimistic".