Quantity Surveying Technician

20 July

Position: Quantity Surveying Technician

Job description


Overall responsibilities:

  • Review construction plans and bills of quantities to estimate resources required inter alia; materials, plant, machinery, time and labour.
  • Perform procurement of identified/required/requested items per company procedures.
  • Prepare reports of the utilization of resources on-site on a regular basis
  • Advise managers and colleagues on cost-related improvements and strategies for better utilisation of resources.
  • Ensure effective change control and variation management.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare, analyse and negotiate for value in contracts with subcontractors and vendors of supplies and inputs.
  • Develop and maintain a database of vendors and cost of supplies and inputs.
  • Collate the cost of inputs and develop rates for works described to standard methods of measurements.
  • Accurate valuation and appraisal of works done on site.


Hard skills and experience:

  • Diploma holder in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management from a reputable tertiary institution.
  • Recognition as a technician or similar grade with the Institute of Quantity Surveyors Kenya, the Architectural Association of Kenya, the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors or other reputable professional body.
  • Minimum experience of 6 years with site-based supervision of infrastructure projects with a construction company.
  • Previous experience in the procurement of items for a construction project.

How to apply

Please submit your updated resume to and clearly indicate ‘Quantity Surveying Technician’ in the subject line by 1 August 2023