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Ref: EP10891532

Industry in: Construction Highest formal qualification and other: Honours Discipline: Quantity Surveyor Years of experience range: a. Less than 1 year Annual package range: South African Rand - ZAR Annual package range: 0.00 - 150 000, per annum Nationality: South African Home and other languages: English, IsiZulu Gender: Male Ethnicity: African/Black Candidate location: South Africa Location preference: I am open to positions nationally (in my country).

I have recently graduated for my Bachelor of Science in Construction Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, accompanied by a Bachelor of Science Honours in Quantity Surveying. Together, I believe I hold a strong foundation of knowledge in the field of Quantity Surveying. During my academic journey I was exposed to various practical aspects in the construction industry, and throughout I was able to learn a variety of skills of estimating. My role is to make sure that construction projects are within the estimated budget of the building cost. With this discipline, I believe I am a fit candidate for the Junior Quantity Surveyor Position.

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Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

To learn and grow within the construction industry. To make sure the project stays within budget, quality and the allocated time. Assist with the distribution of payment certificates, cost estimates and progress of the works. To work alongside/ under the supervision of a Professional Quantity Surveyor, and soon register as a professional and soon to run independently with own professional practice. In the long run, you pass on the knowledge to upcoming Professional Quantity Surveyors. The primary purpose is to gain experience and learn how the industry operates.

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

I believe the core elements for me to achieve my primary purpose, is to always stay disciplined and always make sure I am always ahead of my own work. Secondly, I need to demonstrate commitment, passion to what I do and what I need to deliver. Lastly, the consistency of work. I need to stay consistent at all times to achieve my goals.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I would describe myself as a well-disciplined individual, self-motivated ad always willing to learn.

Ideal business title:

Junior Quantity Surveyor, and wish to register as a candidate under the SACQSP in the long run for my professional journey (PrQS).

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Cost Estimation
Tendering and Procurement
Cost Control and Value Engineering
Quantity Take-off
Final accounts preparation
Dispute Resolution

Skill area of competence:

I have worked well on the following computer software skills:

Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
CCS Candy (Construction Computer Software)
WinQS and DimensionX (Quantity Surveying Software)

What do you absolutely love doing:

Working out is my best way of waking up in the morning, to refresh my mind and engage with my body and prepare it for the rest of the day for productivity purposes. I like working in a team for my own personal development. I spend a lot of time reading motivational quotes to stay motivated during the day.

Ideal company (culture and values):

I would like to work for a company that has influence, public support and one which supports black economic empowerment. A company that is willing to do whatever it takes to be successful. A company that presents a relentless drive, and that seeks to recruit potential individuals like me who has the will to do whatever it takes to achieve their goals.

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