Quantity surveyors manage the costs on aconstruction project. They help to ensure that the constructionproject is completed within its projected budget.
Alternative jobtitles for a quantity surveyor include costconsultant’, commercial manager’, cost manager’ and costengineer’.
The tasks quantitysurveyors complete will differ according to whether they areworking on the design or the construction stage of a project (andtherefore whether they are working for a consultancy which focuses on the design stage or the contractor,who builds the project).
Depending on the stage of the project andtheir employer, they might :