QS Report

Quantity Surveyor Reports

Quantity Surveyors are professionals who have completed the appropriate tertiary degree course, have pertinent training and seminars, and have qualified for membership in the Australian Institute of Quality Surveyors. The quantity surveyors are also known as ‘Construction Economists’ since they act as consultants in the construction industry and provide advice and recommendations regarding estimates and construction costs.

Their services are usually tapped by project owners and managers before and after the construction project. The services of quantity surveyors are required before the actual start of the construction project since a QS Report is needed to estimate the construction costs. They act as construction consultants in the preparation of feasibility studies.

After construction, a QS Report is also required to monitor tax depreciation schedules, replacement cost estimation and for arbitration and remediation, when necessary. To perform their work, a quantity surveyor must coordinate with engineers, accountants, financiers, architects and other construction professionals.

What to Expect from the QS Report Before Construction?

Quantity surveyors may be invited by construction companies before the actual construction works for the preparation of a feasibility study. The expertise of the surveyors is critical in the identification of the best construction methods and costs involved. To project the costs and promote a cost-effective program of works, surveyors may use a variety of techniques and tools in the industry like Estimating, Cost Planning, Cost-in-Use Studies, Cost Analysis and Value Management. Insights will also be solicited during the design process to ensure that the chosen design is within the budget. Once the design for the construction project has been completed, the surveyor may be required to prepare the Bill of Quantities, complete with specifications.

What to Expect from the QS Report After the Completion of Construction?

Quantity surveyors may also produce reports after the completion of the project. One example of a report will focus on depreciation schedules, and give insights on insurance replacement costs. Surveyor reports are also helpful in cases of disputes and litigation. A surveyor may act as an expert witness, or an experienced quantity surveyor may even act as the arbitrator in the case. Whatever the purpose or nature of the project, the QS Report must be completed in accordance with the Australian Cost Management Manuals, including the calculations of costs and the measurement of floor areas.

 

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