Tools Used By Quantity Surveyors

Quantity Surveyors is a structural engineering department that works with the building sector to provide information on the construction costs and contracts available. All that work in this line area is named quantity surveyors. Their primary task is to manage all of the construction and civil engineering projects related costs.

It covers all the estimates required; from the original projections produced before beginning the project to the very final figures. Quantity surveyors are aiming to reduce building costs and at the same time the reliability of the resources used, with a tight emphasis on consistency and performance. The surveyors must use certain tools to ensure their work is perfect and precise.

Surveying Magnetic Locators-Magnetic locators are devices used by quantity surveyors to identify land survey points, survey landmarks, and ductile iron stream pipes. They are also called locating wands and have very high standards both in terms of reliability and reliability. The surveyors using magnetic locators to find metals that have ferrous in their composition. Such metals include rebar, steel, and iron. The location level is determined mostly by the weight of the object being located. Larger artifacts become harder to find because the field of magnetization placed forward is extremely large.

Electronic Standards– Surveyors utilize electronic rates to include precise grades of shooting as well as fixed elevations. We operate by reading a bar code specifically designed for the graduated grade rod as well as the electronic standard while keeping up with the elevations. The bar code performs all the sighting and math required by a quantity surveyor thus delivering very precise results.

Thanks to their automated calculation of delta height, the electronic rates cover a wide variety of building applications. Once the surveyor feeds into their benchmark, the tool can immediately measure both your back and front sights and display the results. Such a method prevents all cases of misreading and human mistakes when reading the figures on the string.

Abney Levels– Quantity surveyors do need reasonable Abney topographic rates to effectively achieve their assignments. The tool is used in land surveying and contains a mobile level of the bubble that is connected to a pointing arm, a protractor scale, and a fixed sighting tube. When used correctly, the topographic Abney level offers accurate results that can lead to better interpretation by the quantity surveyors. They are used to provide measurements of degree, topographic elevation, percent of grade, and correction of the chain.