A Quantity Surveyor is a person or company that is used on medium to large builds and most commercial projects to estimate the approximate cost of the total project costs within 10%. This margin may vary depending on the information your builder in Melbourne supplies. The quantity surveyor uses a computer program that does a take off from the drawings supplied by you draftsman in Melbourne.
An estimate is essential for your project especially if you are constructing the project on a tight budget. Your draftsman in Melbourne will be able to help you with finding a suitable quantity surveyor for your particular project. This also helps you when you get back quotes from builder in Melbourne to compare the actual cost and the quoted sum, to see if your paying a fair price.
Quantity Surveyors costs vary from $800 upward, depending upon the project and the amount of work for the quantity surveyor to accurately estimate the project.