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Senior Cost Consultant / Quantity Surveyor



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Job Category:

Cost Management Consulting

Pay Grade Range:

$49,335.00 - $115,115.00

Disclaimer: The base salary range represents the low and high end of Altus Group’s “Pay Grade Range” for this position in the primary work location. Actual hiring salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to work experience, and geographic market data for the role. The Pay Grade Range listed above does not reflect Altus Group’s total compensation for employees. Other rewards may include an annual bonus, flexible work arrangements, and region-specific benefits.

Unlock your Altus Experience!

If you’re looking to advance your career in data analytics, expertise, and technology for the rapidly growing global CRE market, there’s no better place than Altus Group. At Altus, our work is purposeful. Every day, our employees drive impact, innovate, and shape the global commercial real estate (CRE) and PropTech industry.

Our people-centric culture empowers you to deliver in a high trust, high performance culture, surrounded by an inclusive team that’s collaborating to modernize our industry. We invest in our people with training and growth opportunities designed to propel you further in your career while providing a flexible and progressive workplace that reflects our values and teams.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Cost Consultant/Quantity Surveyor to join our dynamic team based in Toronto. The successful candidate will play a vital role in estimating production, collaborating with internal and external partners, mentoring team members, and providing leadership within the team.


  • Produce accurate estimates for ICI and Linear Infrastructure and Rail projects while ensuring cost-effectiveness and quality.

  • Collaborate effectively with internal teams and external stakeholders to gather project data, analyze requirements, and deliver comprehensive cost assessments.

  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior team members, fostering their growth and development.

  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities, serving as a source of motivation and inspiration for the team.

  • Exhibit a self-starter mentality, taking initiative to identify and solve complex challenges in a proactive manner.


  • Possess a PQS (Professional Quantity Surveyor) designation and maintain membership in good standing with CIQS (Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors).

  • Proven experience in linear infrastructure, rail, commercial, institutional, and public sector projects.

  • Proficiency in industry-specific software and tools.

  • 7+ years of experience in the field, showcasing a deep understanding of cost consulting and quantity surveying.

  • Exceptional relationship-building abilities to foster effective collaboration with stakeholders.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to convey complex information clearly.

  • Impeccable attention to detail to ensure accuracy in estimates and reports. Effective time management to meet project deadlines.

  • Problem-solving skills to navigate challenges and provide innovative solutions.


What Altus Group offers:

  • Rewarding performance: We are pleased to be able to provide employees competitive compensation, incentive and bonus plans, and a total rewards package that prioritizes their mental, physical and overall financial health.
  • Growth and development: As a destination for top industry talent, we’re investing in you to meet the evolving needs of our clients and deliver on your professional goals. Our Altus Intelligence Academy offers over 150,000 hours of learning materials catering to diverse stages of an employee’s career journey.
  • Flexible work model: We’re modernizing our employee programs to reflect the new world of work. Our Activity-Based Work model provides you with flexibility to align your work location to the work being performed - office for connecting and collaborating, and remote for focused work.

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all clients and employees feel welcomed, accepted and valued. We provide an atmosphere free from barriers to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage equal opportunities for all employees. We’re seeking candidates with diverse experiences and provide accessible candidate experiences throughout the selection process. If you need accommodation,

We appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply to Altus Group. Please note that only those who are selected to move forward in the process will be contacted. Thank you.