South Africa


Published 19/05/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations.

Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.
Job Functions Quantity Surveying
Industries Construction
To plan, measure, monitor and report on all costs and quantities associated with construction projects from outset until completion in support of effective and efficient project delivery and achievement of financial targets.

Execute project responsibilities for their function in line with organisational strategy in order to achieve set goals.

Report to project manager on QS functional performance as well as project performance on cost, quantity and report to head office support on QS compliance.

Prepare monthly valuations with the Site Agent, Resident Engineer and/or the client.

Undertake cost analysis for work tasks.

Provide assistance and/or advice on procurement related matters and ensure that all allowable are beaten while working within the FA Procurement Policies.

Ensure all project risks and opportunities relating to their area of responsibility are identified and mitigating actions implemented and monitored as well as aligning all stakeholders as is relevant for their area of responsibility and elevate risks as appropriate.

Ensure professional interaction with client and all stakeholders at middle to senior management level.

Monitor costs and compile cost reports on a daily basis using daily costing systems and report any problem activities or areas.

Quantify work done not shown on the contract drawings by physical measurements on site.

Set up and maintain a Quality and Process Control System as relating to their area of responsibility.

Ensure all staff are compliant on safety, training and health requirements.


B Degree / Tech in Quantity Surveying or an equivalent qualification

At least 3 years’ experience on large projects greater than Rm100 and responsible for measurement, certification and contract management

Must have experience with FIDIC Red book/GCC/NEC or similar bespoke contracts

Registration as a Professional Quantity Surveyor with SACQSP


5 to 10 years’ experience in the Construction/Quantity Surveying field

1-2 years supervisory or staff management experience preferred


Excellent Quantity surveying and planning skills.

Good Financial management and budget control

Good Networking and motivational skills

Excellent Conflict management

Good Negotiation and persuasion skills

Good Computer Skills

Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Good business acumen skills
Job Closing Date 24/05/2020
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