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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Following my degree I was promoted to Quantity Surveyor and then as SHL progressed my career shadowed its success.
Niamh Morrissey is the new trainee quantity surveyor. She started her career with the firm six years ago, helping out during her school holidays, and has since gained a distinction in her HNC Level 4 in construction and the built environment.
The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has called on the Federal Government to explore social housing development policies to tackle civil servants' housing challenges.
As part of this "restricted" procedure, the client invites electronic responses from organisations who wish to competitively tender for the opportunity to be appointed as employers agent (inclusive of quantity surveyor role) and principal designer for the project outlined below.
"My goal is to become a fully qualified quantity surveyor and Anwyl Construction are helping massively when it comes to achieving my goals."
Walter Mashumba has joined as an assistant quantity surveyor and John Clay, an experienced building surveyor graduate - who was employed at St Gobain for several years to manage day-to-day lease issues for Jewsons - has also joined the firm.
There is the opportunity cost of not using a quantity surveyor. You might not know whether you are overpaying, as you do not have a basis for agreeing on what to pay your contractor because you will not have specified the costs and quantities to go into the construction budget, he advised.
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.
Summary: How quantity surveyors are building a new identity in the market.