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Quantity Surveyor/Cost Controller

Apply now Job ID: 584370
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Perth
Categories: Finance & Administration, Maintenance

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you’ll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Position summary

Quantity Surveyor/Cost Controller

Downer Facilities Asset Services team have an opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor/Cost Controller to join their team project team. Reporting directly to the Project Manager, this role will primarily be responsible for assisting with reports and cost control functions.


  • Preparation of Valuations/Applications for Payment, Cost Reports;
  • Management of subcontract and material procurement schedules;
  • Assist with reconciling of budget reports;
  • Check and update purchase Order values in all cost reports;
  • The administration of subcontractor/supplier accounts;
  • Contract administration, including change management and maintain associated registers;
  • Coordinate with Accounts and Procurement team to ensure inventory stock numbers are accurately reported;
  • Take responsibility for time-critical cost reporting; and
  • Analyse weekly Financial reports and provide insights on variances to the leadership team

To be successful you will have:

  • A Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • Experience in Cost Control ideally gained within the Mining Industry;
  • High attention to detail, information process and problem solving capability;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal;
  • High levels of motivation and excellent time management and organisational skills; and
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to changing demands within the business.


This exciting role offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment and develop your career within a highly successful organisation.


If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, apply now. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Initial queries can be directed to

All applications are held in strict confidence. Downer reserves the right to close this position at any time.

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies.


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Closing Date: W. Australia Standard Time

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