Quantity Surveyor

Location US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 3 months ago(7/22/2021 2:06 PM)
Cost Management/Estimating


We’re looking for talent to join our San Francisco office as we continue to grow.  This is an excellent opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to gain more experience within the high-tech sector. In this role you will support the team, assisting with responsibilities for end to end service delivery, often with respect to large or complex commissions.


At Cumming, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest-growing project and cost management consultancies in the United States, as reflected in our top 15 ranking in ENR. With over 35 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double-digit year-over-year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are limitless!


In this role, you will be a member of our highly reputable cost management and estimating team. The cost team delivers solutions to clients in the areas of conceptual estimating, budget development, cost planning, feasibility studies, value management, economic forecasting, milestone reports, pre- and post-contract auditing, change order review and reconciliation, BIM 5D cost modeling, LEED cost analysis, life cycle costing, and more. We encourage you to research us to learn more about our outstanding reputation within this service line.




Quantity Surveying/Cost Management, to include:

  • Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports.
  • Applying value management techniques at the outset of a project.
  • Managing estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan.
  • Managing the procurement process, ensuring that all stages - including pre-qualification, enquiry, analysis, selection and contract preparation - are performed effectively.
  • Ensuring that cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively.
  • Ensuring the production of monthly post-contract cost reports and presenting them to the client.
  • Value engineering and life cycle costing.
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed upon.
  • Interfacing with clients and other consultants at all project stages.


  • Must hold a minimum class 2.1 Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying or Cost Management.
  • 3+ years' of quantity surveying or cost management experience.
  • Ability to interact extremely well with many different client types.


Have more questions? Chat with a Recruiter on our careers website! It takes five minutes to apply to this job and we will provide feedback within five business days.




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