5 Reasons Why Hiring A Quantity Surveyor Is A Good Decision for Your Project

Projects can be very difficult to organize. Most importantly, they can soak a lot of your important time that you can be using to focus on other important activities. By hiring, a Quantity Surveyor you assured that the project will be overseen by someone who is experienced in the field and can distinguish issues before they arise.

There are several reasons on why hiring a Quantity Surveyor is great decision but let’s go into detail on a few of them.

  1. If you hire a Quantity Surveyor, they will arrange which firms to use for a project based on your needs.

Understanding the scope of your project is one aspect of starting a project but starting the project is different course of action. A lot of people will typically have a great idea but due to not knowing who to contact or what specific firms you need in order to start the project is a very difficult task to complete.

With a Quantity Surveyor, we will communicate with you each type of firm needed to complete the project. On top of that, they will have a list of firms that you may be interested in using as well.

The Quantity Surveyor will then arrange several meetings so that you may interview each one of these firms to confirm if they are fit for the job. Once completed, the Quantity Surveyor will organize each contract needed so that they are able to ensure that the client’s needs are met.

  1. A Quantity Surveyor will protect you from other firm’s potential malpractices such as unfinished areas, running out of funds due to supply issues, and failing to meet expectations.

As a Quantity Surveyor, it is our job to ensure that the client is protected. The Quantity Surveyor will ensure that each contract holds the contractors liable for their actions if they decide to take a shortcut to “save extra costs” or whatever other reason they have to excuse their mistakes.

  1. A Quantity Surveyor will submit orders for the correct amount of supplies needed to assure that the project will go over budget.

There may be an unforeseen circumstance that may force the client to alter their budget but any other circumstance should be within the control of the Quantity Surveyor. The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for orders for the materials so that it protects the client from contractors purchasing materials that are more than necessary.

  1. A Quantity Surveyor will ensure that the project will be completed on time without delays.

It is a part of the Quantity Surveyor’s job to ensure that the project scope will reach its completion by a certain date. The reason behind this is because the Quantity Surveyor is the one who’s guided both contractor and client throughout the majority of the project. Therefore, the timeline that the Quantity Surveyor has produced should be completed around the estimated date they have stated.

  1. A Quantity Surveyor will save you quite a bit of money in the long term.

A project will always have one or two minor issues but in the long term, a Quantity Surveyor will have avoided a large amount of potential miscalculations costing more resources than anticipated. Therefore, the insurance they provide has more benefits than deciding to run the project on your own.