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Jacobs Graduate Quantity Surveyor - Brisbane


In this role you’ll provide effective delivery of assigned services and assist the wider Cost Management team

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Start Date

Application dates

Applications Close
29 Jul 2018

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Civil Engineering & Construction
Building & Construction
Property, Land & Real Estate

Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management.  Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

In this role you’ll provide effective delivery of assigned services and assist the wider Cost Management team in the provision of Cost Management Services to ensure that all client expectations and requirements are met within agreed timelines, budget and quality.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor in identifying and advising on the most appropriate design and construction process to the client
  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor in accurately forecasting and assessing the cost, time, quality and buildability of a project
  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor in preparing or assisting in preparation of pre-contract documentation
  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor in managing and controlling costs though the life of the project

Some of the exciting projects we’re currently delivering include:

  • Tertiary – Griffith University 6 Storey New Academic Building, Nathan campus, QLD
  • Rail – Platform Upgrade Works Central Rail Station, QLD
  • Defence – Tindal 6 RAAF Base Redevelopment & Airfield Works, Tindal, NT
  • Schools – various school expansions; Beenleigh SHS, Forest Lake SHS, Glenala SHS, QLD
  • Heritage – Brisbane Arcade Façade Rejuvenation Works, QLD
  • Public Space – Upgrade of Queen St and Brunswick St Malls, QLD
  • Hospital – Sunshine Coast University Hospital, QLD
  • Tertiary – University of New England - Robb College, Armidale, NSW

Jacobs Graduates with up to 4 years post graduate experience are supported with professional and personal development programs in place to provide the opportunity to be the best you can be. You may be eligible to be part of the Jacobs Future Network which is a global program designed for early career professionals. The employee-led network helps members see the opportunities available at Jacobs, feel connected to the company and their global colleagues, gain exposure to leaders, and helps you to shape and fulfil your career aspirations.

About you

We are seeking graduates with:

  • A tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Eligible for membership of AIQS, RICS or equivalent 
  • Technically inquisitive 
  • Good written communication skills, including report writing and proposal preparation
  • Good verbal communication skills, including ability to engage with clients
  • The ability to operate with a level of autonomy in completing directed tasks
  • Strong focus on safety of self and others.
  • Have the ability to work independently and in a team to learn from another perspective 
  • Ask questions and challenge the norm 
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident

Does this sound like you? To become a Graduate at Jacobs, apply today! Please include the following documents so we are able to make an informed decision. Incomplete applications cannot be considered; 

  • Resume Cover letter – tell us about yourself & in which specific discipline you have a passion in and where you see your career developing 
  • Academic Record 
  • Working rights - Scan/Copy of a Birth Certificate or Passport (Vevo check if applicable)

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we value people. Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations.

Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation.  To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you.  At Jacobs it’s all about what you do, not where you are, which counts!

It’s a great time to join Jacobs. Achieve more with a global brand.  Apply online by clicking on the link below.

Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.