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Quantity Surveyor - Transport Projects

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Stanley Street, Auckland - Stanley Street, Auckland, New Zealand, 1010
  • Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
  • Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Nelson, New Zealand
  • Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
  • Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
  • Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
  • Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand

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  • Full Time - Permanent

The Downer Transport Services business is a market leader, shaping and influencing the future of New Zealand’s infrastructure. Incorporating more than 2,500 employees, this business covers a diverse range of services including operations and maintenance of road, rail, port and airport infrastructure, material production and manufacturing, technical services, leading research and development facilities and a large asset base including fixed and mobile assets, with revenues exceeding $800m annually.

As we move into 2023, we have an ever-increasing demand for Quantity Surveyors to support our Transport Projects from Auckland through to Queenstown and everywhere in between. This is a great opportunity for either an experienced Quantity Surveyor to establish and further their career, or a junior Quantity Surveyor to learn the ropes with an industry leader.

To be considered for the role, you will need to have:

  • Experience with procurement and management of multi-disciplinary sub-contractors
  • A high level of computer literacy including the use of accountancy-based software
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in cost monitoring and reporting
  • Implementer of financial controls and processes
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as being part of a wider team
  • Solid understanding of NZS3910 conditions of contract
  • Strong Risk identification and management skills
  • Excellent ability to build internal and external relationships
  • Problem solving ability; with a wider strategic overview
  • Relevant qualification, Degree/Diploma in Quantity Surveying

In return, we offer:                

We offer the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We offer a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, and our focus for our people is training and development, so this gives excellent opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.   

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, email Stephen Kahi at with your resume to express your interest, along with what locations you are open to working in.  

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture. 

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical. 

The Downer NZ Recruitment office will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2022 and we will be back on deck on Monday, 9 January 2022.   If you submit an application during this period, please note that we will review your details and update you upon our return.  Wishing you a safe and festive holiday season.

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