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Quantity Surveyor (Global Affairs Canada) Gatineau, QC

Global Affairs Canada

Company Profile

The Mission of the Bureau of Physical Resources (ARD) is to support Canadian international objectives and programs through the provision of office and staff accommodation, as well as asset management, maintenance and material services, to the bureau clientele in a cost effective, economical and efficient manner.

Position Title

  • Quantity Surveyor

Work Location

  • National Capital Region, Gatineau (Québec)

Overview / Job Summary

  • Registered as a Professional Quantity Surveyor with the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) or the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS);
  • Holding one of the following certifications: Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS), Construction Estimator Certified (CEC) or Gold Seal in estimating by the Canadian Construction Association.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Experience in providing cost planning (including the elaboration of indicative to substantive cost estimate) and cost control for a minimum of 2 real property construction projects with a minimum value of $500K each;
  • Experience in providing cost planning advice to project teams (including project risk assessment) in delivery of real property construction projects to at least 2 projects with a minimum value of $500K each.

Skills and Competencies

  • Judgement;
  • Ability to prioritize;
  • Engagement - working effectively with people, organizations, partners;
  • Thinking things through - innovating through analysis and ideas;
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally;
  • Ability to effectively communicate in writing.

Education and Experience

  • Successful completion of two years of a post-secondary program with specialization in Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Engineering, Project Management or Construction Technology;
  • Experience in the development of construction projects outside Canada;
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime occasionally;
  • Willingness and ability to travel to construction sites outside Canada occasionally.

How to Apply for This Position

Follow the link and Apply online before the deadline on April 5th, 2019:

Release Date: 2019-03-25 | Expiry Date: 2019-06-23

Quantity Surveyor (Surerus Murphy) Multiple locations in British Columbia

Surerus Murphy Joint Venture

Company Profile

Surerus Murphy is a strategic joint venture company set up between a well-known Canadian Pipeline business and a UK-based international infrastructure group. Headquartered in Calgary for the last 4 years, we have been successful in securing projects in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan.

We are currently seeking multiple Quantity Surveyor roles with two major Pipeline Construction projects being completed in British Columbia over multi-year period.

Position Title

  • Quantity Surveyor

Work Location

  • Multiple locations in British Columbia

Overview / Job Summary

The Quantity Surveyor will assist in the procurement of and will be responsible for the commercial management of subcontractors. SMJV supports local and indigenous contractors wherever possible and the successful candidate will need to factor in community relations as well as commercial factors as part of their role.

They will also support the wider commercial team in the administration of change management and project progress tracking under the direction of the Project Commercial Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Involvement in the Procurement of Subcontract works, including preparation of Request for Proposals documentation, administration of tender correspondence to/ from bidders.
  • Preparation of Subcontract Bid Analysis and Award Recommendation Documents.
  • Negotiation and Subcontract Formulation.
  • Assessment/ valuation of Subcontractors payment applications and administration of internal Payment processes, including change management and internal approvals.
  • Prepare, update and issue monthly subcontract liability reports.
  • Assist in the preparation of commercial reports internally and to the client.
  • Measurement, valuation, negotiation of claims and change orders.
  • Identify areas of contractual risk and minimize that risk.
  • Assist in preparation of contractual claims, including developing the basis of entitlement and quantum.
  • Preparation of Project Management Reports, specifically in relation to, changes, claims, contractual stats and risk.
  • General Contract administration.
  • Weekly/monthly cost reporting to client.
  • Identification of areas of contractual risk and minimizing that risk.
  • Timely production of interim and final accounts, and commercial management reports.
  • Work with Project Managers in the preparation of Project Management Reports, specifically in relation to cost, cost forecasting, accruals, provisions, contractual status and risk.

Note: In addition to these duties personnel are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required in order to support the objectives of the company.

Skills and Competencies

  • Good hands on technical, communication, organizational, supervisory and planning skills.
  • Working knowledge of contract language and legal requirements of contracts.
  • Excellent people, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Advanced understanding of contractual, commercial, financial and Project controls.

Education and Experience

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.
  • CIQS (Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors) or international equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience with major infrastructure contractors.

Working Conditions

Positions are field based and often works within remote project locations. Travel and/or living in temporary accommodations is required. Able to work 6 days on, 1 day off shift, with 12 hour shifts for the duration of project.

How to Apply for This Position

  • Please apply online by visiting our website at and visit our Careers page.

Release Date: 2019-04-16 | Expiry Date: 2019-07-15

Senior Estimator (Marshall & Murray Inc.) Toronto or London, ON

Marshall & Murray Incorporated

Company Profile:

Established in 1982, Marshall & Murray has grown to be a leading force in the Canadian and North American Cost Consulting industry.

Based on our history of successfully completed projects and with our team of specially trained staff, we are in a unique situation to provide our clients personalized service, lead by our Senior Team Leaders, who apply a ‘hands on’ approach to each project to ensure that we assist our clients at every stage of the project from inception, through implementation and up to successful project completion. Marshall & Murray is well situated in Toronto, Ottawa, and London servicing clients throughout North America.

Position Title:

  • Senior Estimator

Work Location:

  • Toronto or London, ON

Overview / Job Summary:

Marshall & Murray are currently seeking a Senior Estimator for its Toronto or London office. We are looking for a candidate that is motivated, personable, and has a diverse portfolio of experience. The position will require leading Estimate project teams, attending client meetings, and Business Development.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The position includes but is not limited to the direction and completion of Cost Estimates and exercises throughout the design and construction phase; the supervision and development of junior and intermediate staff; and assistance with Business Development efforts. Staff in this position will interact with clients, consultants and staff to achieve the project and company goals.

Skills and Competencies:

The successful candidate will require excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word in addition to relevant Estimating software competencies. Supervisory and time management skills will be critical. Marshall & Murray has a significant diverse portfolio of project experience necessitating a candidate with matching credentials.

Education and Experience:

The successful candidate will have a PQS designation in addition to graduating from a related post secondary program. A minimum of 10 years relevant senior level experience, preferably in North America, will be an asset.

Complementary Information:

Please visit to learn more about Marshall & Murray.

How to Apply for This Position:

Please email a letter of interest and CV to, to the attention of John Fleming. Applicants will be notified if an interview has been awarded.

Release Date: 2019-02-20 | Expiry Date: 2019-05-21