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PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE I [QSD 289]

Mohammad Nasharudine Shuib

INTRODUCTION PROFESSIONAL BODIES SERVICES OF THE QS

CLIENT/EMPLOYER

DESIGN TEAM Architect C&S Engineer M&E Engineer QS Land Surveyor

BUILDING TEAM Main Contractor Domestic SubContractor Nominated SubContractor Nominated Supplier
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PROFESSIONAL BODIES BOARD OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS MALAYSIA (BQSM)

INSTITUTION OF SURVEYORS MALAYSIA (ISM)

http://www.bqsm.gov.my

http://ism.org.my
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SERVICES
The scope of consultancy services to be carried out by the Consulting Q.S. shall comprise the following

BASIC Pre-Contract Post-Contract

ADDITIONAL

BASIC SERVICES

Preparation of preliminaries estimates & cost plans. Preparation of bills of quantities & tender document. Preparation of tender reports & contract documents. Preparation of tender documents, tender reports & contract documents for Prime Cost Sum & Provisional Sum items. Valuation of works in progress for interim valuations including V.O. Preparation of final accounts.
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ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Preparation of feasibility studies including cash flow. Preparation of final costs for contracts based on provisional quantities. Pricing of bills of quantities or pricing & agreeing schedule of rates. Re-measurement of the whole or part of the building works. Preparation & attendance for arbitration/litigation. Preparation of documents & reports for prequalification of contractors.
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Quantity Surveyors are the financial managers of the construction team who add value by managing the functions of cost, time and quality. They have been trained as construction cost consultants who have expert knowledge of costs, values, labour and material prices, finance, contractual arrangements and legal matters in the construction filed. In general, they provide services of cost management and control in building and engineering projects of any scale (Chung, 2000).

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BASIC Pre-Contract Preparation of Preliminary Estimates. E.g. Preliminary Detailed Abstract (PDA) and Cost Plans. Preparation of Bills of Quantities, Tender Documents and Tender Table Document. Preparation of Tender Estimate. Preparation of As Tendered Detailed Abstract (ATDA) Preparation of Contract Documents. Post-Contract
Preparation of Tender Documents, Tender Estimates, Tender Reports and Contract Documents for works allowed under P.C. and Provisional Sums other than those under the charge of Mechanical and Electrical Consultants. Valuation of Works in progress for Interim Valuation/Certificates, including measurement of variation works and preparation of all related documents for Variation of Work other than those under the charge of Mechanical and Electrical Consultant. Preparation of Revised ATDA (if necessary) and Adjustments of Contract Sum. Preparation of Final Account and As Completed Detailed Abstract (ACDA).
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ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Preparation of Cost Analysis based on accepted Contract Sum. Preparation of Tender Price Index based on accepted Contract Sum.

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