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AECOM Graduate Building Surveyors - Summer / Autumn 2024 Starts in Belfast, United Kingdom

Company Description

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.

Job Description

AECOM is one of the world’s largest professional engineering consultancies, bringing a comprehensive portfolio of building services and engineering skills to projects encompassing all types of building and use from world class sporting venues through to commercial properties, healthcare & research, hotels, industrial & manufacturing, and infrastructure both in the UK and overseas.

We have a number of opportunities across the UK for Building Surveying graduates to work within our surveying teams, to help provide a range of building surveying services to our clients in the UK and around the world.

AECOM provides building surveying services to Clients in both the public and private sector, and to organisations in all areas of the Construction Industry including:

  • Commercial Estate

  • Manufacturing, Industrial and Automotive facilities for Clients such as Rolls Royce, BMW and Jaguar Land Rover

  • Education establishments including schools, academies and universities

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

  • Local Authorities

  • Defence (UK and overseas)

  • Heritage Clients

Project Based (Design) Work

You will have the chance to be involved in all stages of a project. From initial project definition and brief, design and specification, through to procurement, construction and building use, you will have an 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.

Professional Based Work

You will be given the opportunity to undertake a variety of types of survey from condition surveys, lifecycle condition surveys, schedules of condition, dilapidations, building pathology surveys, party wall works and technical due diligence work. Working under the guidance of senior staff to enable you to gain experience and knowledge in these areas.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Building Surveyor role we offer can be varied and is dependent on the Client, sector and project we are working for as well as the team for which you will be working. General Building Surveying duties are listed below and will be provided as far as practicable to ensure breadth of knowledge for gaining successful Chartership through the RICS APC.

  • Feasibility Studies

  • Design and specification

  • Detailed drawings (CAD not required, but the ability to provide clear mark ups for CAD to produce drawings will be expected)

  • Planning applications

  • Listed building and conservation area consents

  • Building regulations

  • Tendering process

  • Contract administration

  • Measured surveys

  • Condition surveys

  • Technical due diligence

  • Dilapidations

  • Party wall awards

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

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Our Graduate Development Programme (ADVANCE), along with our huge scope of projects across the globe, will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our ADVANCE programme forms a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future. We have over 750 graduates on our programmes across the UK & Ireland, from over 40 different disciplines, each and every one of them making a tangible difference to the environment we all live and work in.

In addition to the ADVANCE Programme, we will provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including Chartership with the relevant international professional institution – where we have graduates working towards over 30 professional institutions in the UK & Ireland. We will push you to achieve the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support and guide your development and undertake regular training modules throughout the programme, specific to your chartership route. There will be on-the-job technical development and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects, with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (min 2.1 or equivalent) in Building Surveying RICS accredited

Skills:

  • Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication

  • Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success

  • Ability to work 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.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Please include a covering letter with your application and provide all predicted and/or obtained academic grades.

You must have permanent right to work in the UK as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position.

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF20818U

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

Work Location Model: On-Site

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