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AECOM Project Surveyor III (pre-contract based) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

Job Summary:

To control and monitor all commercial aspects in the delivery of project from feasibility stage through to completion of the construction period. To undertake cost management at both the pre and post contract stages. Ensuring project costs, budgets and cash flow compliance, all within Company and Client Protocols and Procedures. With a focus on mixed use and infrastructure projects.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Actively assisting client engagement across the portfolio of projects

  • Prepare cost options studies for a variety of infrastructure and public realm assets

  • Contribute to and produce cost estimates from conceptual sketches, descriptive narrative and other drawings and specifications, able to make reasonable technical assumptions.

  • Accountable for a variety of complex deliverables throughout the lifecycle of multiple projects, ensure projects remain on budget as the primary project cost controller.

  • Take part in project team briefings on scope to ensure roles and responsibilities are understood

  • Preparation of earned value reports

  • Prepare, review and update cash-flows

  • Responsible for assessing the value of progress payments and change requests for contractors and consultants and making recommendations to clients.

  • Contributions to RFP documentation and management of procurement process

  • Tender document preparation

  • Tender review and reconciliation

  • Participate and evaluate value engineering solutions

  • Working knowledge of industry recognized Contract forms (FIDIC) and standard methods of measurement including CESMM, POMI, NRM.

  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills


  • Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying and/or Engineering (or equivalent) from an accredited, internationally recognized institution or University. As a minimum actively working towards MRICS or equivalent accreditation.

  • Minimum 8 year’s experience in the industry.

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10091036

Business Line: PCC

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

Work Location Model: On-Site