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Project Surveyor

AECOM

London, United Kingdom

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

About the Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy
We provide cost and project management services, and specialist consultancy services, to public- and private-sector clients around the world, with a strong presence in Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.

Job Summary
AECOM are currently seeking an Quantity Surveyor to be based in our London office, within the 150 strong Commercial Sector Team, you will provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile and exciting key commercial, corporate and residential clients.

As QS, you will work as part of the team to help deliver all aspects of quantity surveying from inception of a project through to completion. You will work on a number of projects, varying in complexity, ranging in value from £5 – £50m.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES


Feasibility estimates, cost planning (presenting with no supervision), contract procurement, tender documentation, value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution, post contract management (competent in cost reporting).

Drive performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process.

Work on projects of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors and appropriate problem solving.

Manage projects effectively using APIC, Pinnacle/ePMP and other appropriate management systems/protocols.

FUNCTIONAL AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

Cost Planning: Area Schedules, Measurement of Quantities and entry onto Estimating software, Cost planning, Presenting Cost plan.
Tender Documentation: BQ/Pricing Schedule Measurement, Preliminaries/Appendices, Team/Project leader.
Tender Evaluation: Review and Analysis of Tenders, Tender Reports.
Feasibility Estimates.
Value Engineering and Commercial Awareness.
Risk Management.

Dispute Resolution

Minimum Requirements
Able to work under own initiative where appropriate, but also keen to work as part of a team and to be mentored and to develop and progress in their career development.
Effective verbal and written communication skills – Client facing.
Very good numeracy skills.
Keenness to challenge, but in an engaging, not aggressive way.
An enthusiasm to go the extra mile, to provide great client service.
Articulate and able to interface directly and confidently with Client Leads and Design Team Principals. Achieves the highest standards of professional competence and to demonstrate this ability in all dealings with clients and professional contacts, reinforcing the profile of the company.
Champions a safe and secure working culture in accordance with SHE guidelines and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications
Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification and hold or working towards Chartered status. ​
Some experience in the London Commercial Market with experience and training within a PQS business.
Proven 5 year post qualification experience.

What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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