Quantity Surveyor - SSJ

Location:New South Wales
Job Type:Full Time
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About Laing O'Rourke

Laing O'Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O'Rourke banner. The business is currently delivering some of Australia's most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O'Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry and has twice been named as one of Australia's Top 10 most innovative businesses by BRW Magazine.

About the role

Laing O'Rourke is recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor/Contract Administrator to work on one of our significant rail project, upgrading Sydenham Station part of Sydney Metro City & Southwest program.

Laing O’Rourke, in joint venture with John Holland are delivering:

  • New station entrances at Burrows Road and Railway Parade
  • New concourse over the station with lifts and stairs to each platform, including the two new Sydney Metro platforms
  • Easy interchange for passengers between Sydney Trains and Sydney Metro services
  • Improved interchange for bus customers

Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for the preparation and agreement of variations and review of contractual obligations.

You will have

Tertiary qualifications in Commercial Law, Quantity Surveying, Accounting, Engineering or similar and have experience working in similar roles.

You will also possess comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of contract management, program financial management, risk and opportunity management, performance reporting, budget preparation and administration.


At Laing O'Rourke we work hard to create an environment that brings out the very best in our people. We believe in building careers amid a safe, connected and innovative culture – not just creating jobs.

We want to equip all our people with the skills they need to be part of a dynamic Engineering Enterprise.

We have our own specialised learning and development programs, providing access to industry-leading learning tools to help every employee acquire the core competencies and skills needed to excel in this fast-changing environment.

We have committed to a number of policies and programs to improve our gender composition, including our industry-leading paid parental leave policy, where the primary carer is entitled to 26 weeks of paid leave, 18 of which are at full pay and eight weeks at half pay.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.