Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - Norwich - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - , Norwich

Job Summary

We have an opportunity in our Norwich office for a Quantity Surveying apprentice to work within our cost management team, to help provide construction cost management services to our local, regional and national 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 a variety of public and private sector clients

  • Education establishments including schools, academies and universities

  • Residential developments for developers and registered providers

  • Leisure and Culture projects such as theatres, concerts halls and museums

  • Infrastructure schemes, including large scale rail, highways and water projects.

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, often working alongside other construction professionals in multi-disciplinary teams. We believe that 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. As an Apprentice, AECOM will support you on your academic pathway, which would be a graduate degree studied on a day release basis.

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:


  • Cost planning and estimating

  • Attendance at Design / client meetings

  • Assisting senior staff in the preparation of documentation

  • Procuring construction works and managing tender processes

  • Compilation of contract documentation

Post Contract:

  • Attendance at site progress meetings

  • Completion of Valuations

  • Financial reporting

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

Minimum Requirements


We are seeking A-Level School Leavers or experienced candidates with the following predicted or secured qualifications:

  • 112 UCAS tariff points; this is the equivalent to A-Level B-B-C or BTEC National Diploma DMM (1x Distinction and 2x Merits)

  • GCSE Mathematics & English at Grade 4 (New Structure) or Grade C (Old Structure) or above.


  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

  • Desire to work within the construction / property industry

  • Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success

  • Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives

  • Good organisation and communication 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


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 Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234250BR

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.