quantity surveyor

noun

British
: someone whose job is to estimate the amount and cost of materials needed for building something and how long it will take to build

Examples of quantity surveyor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Li, who works as a quantity surveyor supervising construction projects, was initially charged with unlawful assembly, but that was later upgraded to the charge of rioting, which carries a 10-year sentence, along with assaulting a police officer. Washington Post, 27 Sep. 2020 The brides include dress designer April (32), social worker Chanita (29), zero waste shop owner Jenna (32), dental hygienist Jess (31), business owner Kasia (36), waitress Lara (49), PA Whitney (31) and quantity surveyor Zoe (30). Alicia Vrajlal, refinery29.com, 26 Sep. 2022

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“Quantity surveyor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quantity%20surveyor. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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