Quantity Surveyor


Quantity Surveyor

When building renewable energy projects, I estimate and monitor construction costs. I'm involved from the project feasibility stage, through planning, into construction and beyond. I may not come up with the plans, but I sure need to understand them!


Indoor Office Sometimes outdoors on project sites Working at a computer
Working with hands
Being creative
Leading and guiding
Solving problems
Working with people
Data and Details


  • Mathematics  
  • Engineering and Technology  
  • Geography  
  • Computers and Electronics  
  • Customer and Personal Service  


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher qualification in Civil Engineering. 
  • Licensing or registration required 


  • Salary 39% higher than the average of all Australian occupations 
  • Strong future demand expected 
*Average of all Australian occupations

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