AECOM Graduate Quantity Surveyors - 2022 & 2023 Starts - Multiple Locations in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
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We have a number of opportunities across the UK&I for Quantity Surveying graduates to work within our project cost management teams, to help provide construction cost management services to our clients in the UK and around the world. AECOM provides Cost Management services to Clients in both the public and private sector, and to organisations in all areas of the Construction Industry including:
Commercial – new build, refurbishment and fit out for major property developers
Manufacturing, Industrial and Automotive facilities for Clients such as Rolls Royce, BMW and Jaguar Land Rover
Education establishments including schools, academies and universities
Residential developments for developers such as Orbit, Waterloo and Bromford
Housing, Leisure and Culture projects such as theatres, concerts halls and museums
Infrastructure schemes, including large scale rail, highways and water projects.
Graduates will have the opportunity to work on local projects, as well as to interact with teams based across the UK and potentially further afield .You will also have chance to be involved in all stages of a project; from initial project definition and brief, cost planning, through to procurement, construction and building use. You will also have an opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients including some very high-profile names, often working alongside other construction professionals in multi-disciplinary teams.
We believe that actually doing the work itself gives the best opportunity to learn, so you can expect to be given responsibility, and will need to be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, all whilst receiving the guidance and support to allow you to develop.
The Cost Management role we offer can be varied and is dependent on the Client, sector and project we are working for. The role is generally split in to pre and post contract duties, which can include:
Cost modelling and cost planning
Value and Risk Analysis
Life Cycle costing
Procurement tasks and managing tender processes
Compilation of contract documentation
Attendance at site progress meetings
Completion of Valuations
Due Diligence reporting
Review and management of change control procedures.
A Quantity Surveying Graduate at AECOM could have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks and see projects from inception to completion on site.
Bachelor or Masters degree (min 2:1 or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying (preferably RICS accredited)
Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication
Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success
Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives
Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers
Good organisation skills: ability to manage multiple tasks and willingness to ask for help when needed, as well as support other members of the team
Relevant work / placement experience would be advantageous
You must have the right to work in the country for which you are applying as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for these roles.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Corporate
Business Group: Corporate
Strategic Business Unit: Human Resources
Career Area: Survey & Estimation