JD of Quantity Surveyor for BDC (Roads & Infrastructure):

  • The Quantity Surveyor is a key member of the Quantity Surveying Section in the design center. He/she supports all quantity surveying activities including performing quantity take-off developing cost estimates & Bills of Quantities (based on rate build ups & historical data).
  • Perform quantity take-off for road works, bridges, wet & dry utility networks, pumping stations and Sewage Treatment Plant from detailed design drawings to enable the development of Bills of Quantities for tender documents.
  • Prepare BOQ based on Standard Method of Measurements (CESMM, POMI & any independent method) relevant to the project deliverables.
  • Coordination with Lead Quantity Surveyors, and ensure all key elements are included and comments from relevant design departments are incorporated.
  • Coordination with Design team / Specification Engineer to ensure all specifications related to BOQ items are incorporated.
  • Support Lead Quantity Surveyors with the consolidation of the final tender documents, as per project requirements.
  • Prepare Detailed Cost Estimate based on BOQ with prevailing market rates.
  • Closely work with design teams for the preparation of cost estimates at various design stages (e.g. concept design, schematic design, draft final design, tender documents), as needed.
  • Conduct a unit rate and cost analysis for various design options presented by design teams, as needed.
  • Conduct Value Engineering exercise for various design options presented by design teams, as needed.
  • Periodically contact suppliers to research and obtain unit rates to be used for construction cost estimates.
  • Support in tendering process, by responding to tender clarifications related to Bills of Quantities, evaluation of contractor’s submission and the preparation of the Tender Analysis Reports.
  • Support the calculation of upfront, high-level project cost estimates to Design Sectors and Geographies during the project sales process, as required.
  • Ensure client satisfaction with quantity surveying deliverables.
  • Implement company policies and procedures.

Qualification, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Good knowledge of quantity surveying best practices.
  • Knowledge of international engineering standards and codes.
  • Knowledge of Method of Measurements & Contracts practiced in the Asian & Middle East countries.
  • Good communication & Interpersonal skills


  • 2+ years of experience in the Architecture, Engineering and Planning Industry in a top tier regional / multinational engineering consultancy firm, specifically in a quantity surveying role.
  • Middle East experience is preferred