Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS) designation
CIQS manages the internationally recognized designation "Professional Quantity Surveyor" or "PQS" for short, which can only be used by qualified, certified members of the Institute.
A PQS is an integral member of the team of architects, engineers, accountants, and lawyers on construction builds such as universities, airports, hospitals, highways and bridges.
A PQS is knowledgeable about measurement, costing out the latest construction methods and technologies, economics and the laws relating to construction projects. They counsel building owners, developers, designers, and contractors at every state of the design, procurement, and construction process on such matters as cost planning, value engineering, risk management, claims analysis and life cycle costing to help ensure a return on investment is delivered.
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