Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Visa Mahendran

Contact email:
Job ref: 33981
Published: 15 days ago

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor (24-Month Contract)

Location: Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia

Contract Duration: 24 months

Eligibility: Only Malaysian citizens

Key Objectives: The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for interfacing, coordinating, and managing EPCC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Commissioning) contractors and subcontractors to deliver works in compliance with company specifications, technical, quality, schedule, and budget requirements, ensuring safety at all times. This role is essential for managing site preparation, earthwork, and all building and civil engineering project costs from initial calculations to final figures, ensuring the financial success of our construction projects.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Review cost estimates, bills of quantities, and tender documents provided by contractors.
  • Manage project budgets, including forecasting and monitoring costs.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation of all project-related costs and financial transactions.
  • Provide expert advice on procurement, risk management, and cost-saving measures.
  • Understand company requirements and perform quantity take-offs as per marking and AFC drawings.
  • Prepare BOQ (Bill of Quantities) by studying specification sheets from the sales team.
  • Identify and address gaps between BOQ, drawings, specifications, and contract conditions, ensuring logical closure.
  • Monitor and control costs throughout the project, identifying cost-saving opportunities.
  • Coordinate with the design team to analyze architectural and service drawings.
  • Manage the valuation of work done, handling claims and variations.
  • Prepare interim and final valuations, variations, and claims for the construction site.
  • Read plans, take measurements, compute quantities, and prepare cost estimates.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Professional membership or certification in quantity surveying or construction management.
  • Experience working on various construction projects, including Oil & Gas constructions.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and environmental standards.
  • Experience with Building Information Modelling (BIM) and quantity take-off software.
  • Familiarity with contract law and construction contracts.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, BIM, and quantity surveying-specific software.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written English, with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and subcontractors.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in quantity surveying or cost consulting, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Sound knowledge of construction industry practices, regulations, and standards.
  • Proficiency in cost estimation and cost management techniques.
  • Familiarity with contract administration and legal aspects of construction projects.
  • Understanding of general contracting, design-build, package contracting, value-based projects, and loading margins in retail projects.
  • Experience working with AutoCAD and validating quantities from drawings.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with extraordinary negotiation abilities.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools for quantity surveying.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please share your updated CV to You can also connect with me on LinkedIn through my profile: Visanantini Mahendran.