Junior Quantity Surveyor

Last Updated: 27th February 2018 (over 4 years ago)

South Africa


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Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level



I’m an innovative passionate graduate with a Bachelor’s of Science (Hons) Degree in Quantity Surveying from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.
With approximately more than two years experience, I’ve developed my skills and experience within the construction industry.


University of the Witwatersrand
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

   Jan 2017
— Dec 2017

Subjects: Advanced Theory and Practice of Quantity Surveying IV, Construction Law, Construction Project Management , Cost Evaluation and Control, Dispute Resolution, Research Report, Simulated Project, Practical Experience Training.

Activities and Societies: CIOB AFRICA NOVUS, ASAQS Student Chapter, CEM Student Council

Durban University of Technology
Bachelor's Degree of Technology : Quantity Surveying (Part-time)

   Jan 2014
— Dec 2015

SUBJECTS (1st Year): Quantity Surveying IV, Construction Law and Procedures IV, Market Valuations IV.

SUBJECTS (2nd Year): Building Entrepreneurship IV, Development Management IV,Construction Economics IV.

Durban University of Technology
National Diploma in Quantity Surveying and Construction Management

   Jan 2011
— Dec 2013

SUBJECTS (1st Year): Quantity Surveying I, Construction
Technology I, Construction Management I,
Site Surveying I, Applied Building Sciences I,
Computer Applications, Communications.

SUBJECTS (2nd Year): Quantity Surveying I, Construction
Technology II,Construction Management II.

SUBJECTS (3rd Year): Quantity Surveying III, Construction Technology III
Construction Management III, Structures and
Concrete III, Construction Accounting III,
Price Analysis and Estimating III.

Coastal KZN FET College
N4 : Engineering Studies (Quantity Surveying)

   Jun 2010
— Aug 2010

Mathematics N4
Quantity Surveying N4
Building and Structural Surveying N4
Building and Structural Construction N4

Fairvale Secondary School
Grade 12 / Matric

   Jan 2005
— Dec 2009

SUBJECTS : English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Life Orientation, Physical Science, Life Sciences and Accounting.

•Graduated with Distinction in Life Sciences and received an award of achievement from Engen Refinery Saturday School Programme.

Activities and Societies : Debate Team, LRC (Learner Representative Council), Class Representatives, Matric Ball Committee Member.


Basil Read (Pty) Ltd
Junior Quantity Surveyor

   Nov 2017
— Current

Responsibilities include, but not be limited to:
- Preparation works for interim monthly Valuations to client
- Manage sub-contractor accounts
- Preparation works for Final accounts - Client and Sub-contractors
- Knowledgeable in GCC contracts
- Knowledgeable in CCS
- Knowledgeable in SANS 1200 Method of Measurement
- Measuring on site

Basil Read (Pty) Ltd
Student Quantity Surveyor (Vacation Work)

   Jul 2017
— Jul 2017

1.Quantity surveying processes -Site measures, MOS tracking schedule and site diaries tracking schedule.
2.Costing for plant and Labour this information was taken from the daily site dairies, this forms part of the construction management procedures.
3.Monitor and controlling
4.Reporting writing and presentation
5.Project management procedures
6.Health and Safety procedures
7.From a HR perspective understanding professional conduct and ethics

Dube Tradeport Corporation
Intern Quantity Surveyor

   Mar 2016
— Dec 2016

1.Preparation of Estimates / Cost Plan for Budget Purposes
•Measuring off concept drawings
•Compiling Elemental Estimate including pricing
2. Measurements of Quantities for projects in progress (site measures and off drawings)
3.Reviewing of measurement backup sheets submitted by Service Provider
•Measuring for the preparation of payment certificates and final accounts
•Measure off Architects / Engineers drawings and compile a schedule of Quantities
4.Site Inspection and Attending Project Meetings
•Keeping track of progress on site
•Attending progress and technical meetings
5.Project Management (Costs Management)
•Project administration
•Budget control and monitoring
•Assist in conducting risk analysis and reporting on projects
•Report on schedule and cost variances on projects
•Assist in preparing and reviewing of variation orders
•Assist in assessing contractual claims
•Assist in conducting cost checks and ensure timeous submission of valuations for payments
•Assisting on feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
•Preparation and finalising of final accounts with service providers
6.Training and Development
•Attending in-house and external trainings and seminars
•Obtaining the required computer skills and literacy
•Assist with tender valuation and reporting on contracts
•Analyse costing for tenders and bids that have been submitted
•Preparation of QS Tender Evaluation report

Motheo Construction Group
Site Administrator / Junior Quantity Surveyor

   Jul 2014
— Jun 2015

• Site Measures for Compensation Events according to NEC Contracts, etc
• Take offs
• Assisting the Senior QS with day to day requirements/ instructions
• Issue clock cards during clocking in procedure;
• Conduct physical checks on labour force and record individual activity on timesheet;
• Calculate labour hours per activity and submit timesheets to office;
• Obtain labour requirements from Site Agent and recruit and sign on labourers when required;
• Complete engagement form, UIF etc., and submit to office;
• Allocate jobs to labourers every morning according to site agents instruction;
• Order supplies from supplier according to requirements;
• Make out requisition for non-standard items and submit to purchaser;
• Arrange for supplies to be delivered timeously either to store or on site where required;
• On receival of supplies, compare delivery note with bill of quantities and actual quantity delivered;
• Minimise stock holding in store or on site but ensure adequate supplies when required;
• Make out issue note for a specific contractor and per stand;
• Check how much material is being requested versus quantity allowed;
• Conduct a daily stock-take to determine requirements of contractors to be ordered for next day;
• Complete monthly progress report and submit to Site Agent;
• Maintain store administration.

Mandlethu Civils Group
Trainee Quantity Surveyor (In-service Training)

   Jan 2012
— Dec 2012

• Contract Administration,
• Draft Estimating and Pricing ,Checking of Bill of Quantities (BoQ)
• Filling in BoQ and
• Attendance of Site Meeting.