Definition of quantity surveyor in English:
A person who calculates the amount of materials needed for building work, and how much they will cost.
- A quantity surveyor had estimated building costs at £718,000.
- The quantity surveyor contributed a huge amount on this project and the cost management was intense because of the limited budget.
- Mr Lord said: ‘The owners have employed a quantity surveyor to estimate the cost of repairs that are currently required at The Durdans.’