AECOM Apprenticeships UK&I 2017 - Quantity Surveying in Multiple Locations, United Kingdom
Requisition/Vacancy No. 149449BR
Position Title Apprenticeships UK&I 2017 - Quantity Surveying
Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate
Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy
Country United Kingdom
State/Province/Region GBR - London
City Multiple Locations
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
Program, Cost, Consultancy
We provide cost and project management services, and specialist consultancy services, to public- and private-sector clients around the world, with a strong presence in Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
These are permanent full-time Apprentice & Trainee roles ideally suited to school leavers - available across the UK & Ireland. If you are a graduate please apply to our Graduates UK & Ireland 2016 position (ref. 137994BR), and if you are a university student looking for a temporary placement please apply to our industrial placement or internship positions.
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, AECOM companies had annual revenue of approximately US$18 billion. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.
We have a number of exciting opportunities across the UK&I for Trainee Quantity Surveyors (Cost Consultants) to work within our project cost consultancy teams. Our cost consultancy services extends to all sectors of the construction industry in the UK and around the world, so you could be working on projects as diverse as a new build office development or a new build high rise residential tower in London, through to sports stadia in Qatar for World Cup 2022.
Predominantly you will be working within the office environment, however you will have the opportunity to see working construction sites. You will work under the close supervision of senior colleagues and the nature of the work can be fast paced to meet the client and project deadlines. The role requires sound logic, analytical and excellent communication skills.
As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor, you will be actively involved across all stages of a project. Right from the initial project definition and brief, to design cost appraisal, through to procurement, construction and building use, you will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients working in teams, alongside other construction professionals (Architects, Engineers and the like). 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 independently and as part of a team, all whilst receiving the guidance and support to allow you to develop.
AECOM will support you towards a degree in Quantity Surveying through distance learning. On the job technical Quantity Surveying training will be provided including mentoring by an experienced Quantity Surveyor. Successful candidates will eventually be encouraged and supported by AECOM to achieve chartered status with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
No relevant experience is necessary. The position is ideally suited to school leavers at A-Level standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:
Minimum 230 UCAS points (or equivalent)
Minimum of grade ‘C’ Maths & English GCSE (or equivalent)
Show an aptitude towards good logic, analytical and numerical skills
Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Quantity Surveying
Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.
Practical, adaptable and enthusiastic
English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.