Introduction to commercial management
If you are looking for a stimulating multi-faceted opportunity that incorporates construction, law, financial ability and business acumen all into one, then quantity surveying could be the career path for you. As a quantity surveyor you will be working with the project team to ensure value is delivered to the client and also to the business.
Surveyors fulfil vital roles within the project team; managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial estimate to agreement of the final account. Surveyors seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for the client, while still achieving the required standards and quality, and working to the highest ethical and professional standards.
Laing O’Rourke design and build some of the most exhilarating and complex engineering projects within the industry. Being part of these projects teams as a quantity surveyor will provide you with some of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences.
The quantity surveyors role extends beyond measurement to the day-to-day running of building projects including, estimating, contract administration, construction planning, as well as commercial, cost and project management, all aspects you will be involved in. Being part of such an exciting industry and more importantly, being part of the project teams provides the camaraderie and support to enable us to be part of how we shape our infrastructure for the future.
Commercial management career pathway