AECOM Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - Birmingham in Birmingham, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - , Birmingham
We have an opportunity in our Birmingham office for a Quantity Surveying apprentice 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 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
Due Diligence reporting
Review and management of change control procedures.
A Quantity Surveying apprentice at AECOM could have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks, and see projects from inception to completion on site.
- 96 UCAS tariff points (2017 UCAS Tariff) or an equivalent level of attainment through recognised qualifications not included in the UCAS tariff
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
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. 229395BR
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.