Quantity Surveyor Industrial Placement - London - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-07
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


London
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - , London

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

We have an opportunity within our London - Aldgate Tower office for a second-year Quantity Surveying student to work within our cost management team for their year-out.

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 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.

Job Responsibilities

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:

Pre-Contract:

  • Cost modelling and cost planning

  • Benchmarking

  • Value and Risk Analysis

  • Life Cycle costing

  • Procurement tasks and managing tender processes

  • Compilation of contract documentation

Post Contract:

  • Attendance at site progress meetings

  • Completion of Valuations

  • Financial reporting

  • Due Diligence reporting

  • Review and management of change control procedures.

A Quantity Surveying Placement at AECOM could have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks, and see projects from inception to completion on site.

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Enrolment to a Bachelor’s degree (on course for a 2.1 or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying, Cost Management or Construction Management (preferably RICS accredited)

Skills:

  • 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

  • Professional manner

Preferred Qualifications

Any industry work experience would be advantageous but not essential.

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234063BR

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.