AECOM Graduate Quantity Surveyor - Exeter in Exeter, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Devon, Exeter
We have an immediate graduate opportunity in Exeter for a Quantity Surveying graduate to join our project cost management team, to help provide construction cost management services to our clients in the UK. 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
Education establishments including schools, academies and universities
Residential developments for developers an local authorities
Leisure and Culture projects such as theatres and museums
Infrastructure schemes, including large scale 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 have 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
Review and management of change control procedures
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying
Relevant work experience would be an advantage
Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive.
Basic computer skills essential (Word/Excel) and good report writing skills beneficial.
Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their actions.
Communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing.
Ability to work independently without losing initiative & focus.
- Relevant work experience would be advantageous
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Quantity Surveying
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 246815BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.