Rand Water is hiring Quantity Surveyor x13 posts

Job Summary

Rand Water is hiring Quantity Surveyor x13 posts. We have compiled all the information below for your convenience.

Closing date: 07 March 2024

Reference NumberRAN240223-2
Job TitleQUANTITY SURVEYOR (COST ENGINEER) X 13 (12 Months fixed term contract)
PortfolioBulk Water Services – Operations
Job Type ClassificationContract

Location: Rietvlei, Glenvista, Gauteng

Careers at Rand Water

Rand Water is a South African water utility that supplies potable water to the Gauteng province and other areas of the country and is the largest water utility in Africa.

We have consistently met and exceeded national Standards and international guidelines on water quality. Our geographical expansion has seen us provide water and sanitation services in Mpumalanga, Free State and North West province.

A career at Rand Water offers rewarding prospects, perks and benefits – as well as opportunities for professional growth and personal development.

Job Purpose

Rand Water is looking Senior Quantity Surveyors in the Project Planning Department, the incumbent will be responsible to provide a professional quantity surveying / cost engineering service for all the Projects within the Strategic Asset Management Division.

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  • Min. National Diploma in Quantity Surveying or Engineering qualifications (BSc / BTech degree will be an added advantage)
  • Minimum 10 years Quantity Surveying/Cost Engineering experience with a proven track record in the Engineering field (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Automation and Building, etc.)
  • Professional Registration (eligibility to be registered) with the South African Council of Quantity Surveyors (SACQS) or the Engineering Council of SA (ECSA)

  • Project Management Qualification (Diploma / Degree) will be an advantage
  • Computer Literate – SAP Project System, MS Office with strength in Excel, MS Project, WinQS
  • Proven management, communication and leadership skills, strong influencing skills, conflict resolution skills and ability to achieve objectives without having direct responsibility.
  • Sound knowledge of Project Estimating and Enterprise Project Management tools

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage quantity surveying services relating to estimating and cost control, the tendering process and, after contract award, the commercial interface.
  • Financial evaluation during Tender Adjudication
  • Verification and Valuation of contract claims, variations, calculation of penalties, escalation
  • Monthly site measurements and Preparation of Payment Certificates
  • Prepare all levels of Estimates
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Job Knowledge

  • Project cost estimating techniques
  • CIDB regulations
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM)
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015
  • Knowledge of the OHSACT
  • Pertinent legislation in water industry
  • FIDIC suite of contracts.

Job Skills

  • Good Communication skills (written and oral)
  • Analytical thinking
  • Balanced Emotional Intelligence
  • Effective decision making

Attitude Required

  • Attention to detail
  • Customer service orientation
  • Performance driven
  • Deadline orientated
  • Own initiative, self starter
  • Professionalism
  • Honesty and integrity

How to Apply

Closing Date2024/03/07

Use the link button below to view more info and apply for this career opportunity before the expiry date. Note that expired vacancies are automatically expunged from the Rand Water careers portal.


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