Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Internship: Quantity Surveyor : Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Job Summary

The CSIR has an internship opportunity in the Facilities Management & Security Services (FM&SS) portfolio. The purpose of the internship is to provide graduates with an opportunity to gain practical work experience through performing quality surveying and project administration duties. The position is based in Pretoria.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Assist in the preparation and management of contracts
-Source pricing and prepare cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
-Assist in establishing a client's requirements and undertake feasibility studies;
-Liaise with suppliers, subcontractors and manufactures for all contracts;
-General project management activities and provide administrative support to the team;
-Establish clear project brief and outlining the scope of work through the development;
-Compile payment certificates with contractors before invoices are submitted to the project manager for approval and payment;
-Provide the client with a number of estimates based on different design options as the design may develop for approval;
-Obtain quotes and assist with managing project finances;
-Develop cost plan based on the approved design option;
-Prepare detailed estimates and finalization of an area schedule based on project.
-Prepare bills of quantities based on the approved design;
-Participate in the preparation of Request For Quotations and financial valuation of tenders;
-Provide post contract services in order to monitor and control the project costs and ensure they fall within the accepted budget;
-Notify the client on matters that could possibly affect the project cost before they occur.
-Prepare updated cash flows and cost reports ensuring the client is aware of all matters relating to the project costs;
-Attend site and design coordination meetings as required;
-Re-measure for final account purposes as work proceeds;
-Prepare monthly valuation for Contractor’s payment and estimates of proposed variation.

Qualifications and Experience

-A three-year diploma or BTech degree in Quantity Surveying/ Construction Management;
-Basic knowledge of the construction industry/ civil works;
-Ability to function under pressure and manage stress;
-Good office administrative and record keeping skills;
-Good time management and planning skills;
-Excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
-Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills;
-Sound work ethic and ability to work in large teams is essential.
-Proficient in Microsoft Office;
-Able to travel to different work locations and provinces where required.

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