Quantity Surveyor - Laing O'Rourke - Rockhampton, QLD

Last updated 13 days ago
Location:Queensland
Job Type:Full Time


About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are 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.


About the project

Overseen by managing contractor Laing O’Rourke, the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) Facilities Project is a unique international defence project in the central Queensland region valued in the order of $800M. The ASMTI project will see new facilities and upgraded infrastructure at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area, 80 kilometres north of Rockhampton.


About the role

We are currently seeking a Quantity Surveyor/Contracts Administrator to join us on the ASMTI Facilities Project near Rockhampton, QLD. This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately owned tier 1 constructor, and an international engineering enterprise. Note that this is a residential role therefor fly in, fly out will not be offered. Support with interstate relocation is available.

Key responsibilities

You will optimise margin whilst mitigating commercial risk, on a project. This will involve preparing and submitting interim progress claims, managing submissions and agreement of variations, processing contractual claims, advising on contractual issues and initiating correspondence, whilst at all times adhering to Laing O’Rourke’s safety policies & procedures.

About you

You will have a relevant degree in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Law or Engineering - or alternatively at least 2-3 years' relevant work experience, and a delivery focus. We are seeking experience in Quantity Surveying/Contracts Administration on building or civil projects with top-tier contractors. We would also consider an Assistant Quantity Surveyor who is ready to step up into a Quantity Surveyor role. Experience with managing contractor models and/or delivering defence projects would be beneficial.

Benefits

We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.


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.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.