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AECOM Intern - Project Surveyor (Infrastructure) in Dubai, 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

Summer Intern Program 2023

Make Amazing Happen!

Whether you’ve recently finished your college education and trying to find that “perfect fit” or about to complete your university degree and want to get a taste of the real world, AECOM has a wide variety of Internship opportunities available.

Overview - Program, Cost, Consultancy Department

AECOM’s PCC team provides multi-disciplinary advisory services for project sponsors, consortia \ developers and lenders that have a vested interest in the successful outcome of developing built asset and infrastructure projects. We help our clients navigate the risks and complexities of transactions across various sectors. We advise clients across the whole investment life cycle from evaluating investment opportunities to detailed due diligence and monitoring during the construction phase of projects.

As an Intern - Project Surveyor, you will be involved in all commercial activities during the pre and post contract phases of a construction project. This will cover several different types of packages from fit-outs to new builds, giving you a wide range of knowledge & experience. You will complete a range of tasks within the team, including: Measurement, Volume 1 & 3 Production, Contracts & Procurement, Cost Forecasting, Variation Management, Market Testing, Cost Planning, Payment Administration & Liaising with clients.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Undertakes responsibilities under the supervision of a more senior Project Surveyor

  • Completes the measurement of quantities for input into cost plans, cost estimates and bills of quantities

  • Assists with the preparation of tender documentation

  • Assists with viability studies and cost estimates

  • Assists with implementing, maintaining and monitoring cost control procedures throughout the duration of a project

  • Assists with evaluating variations, additions and omissions, etc, and incorporating these into monthly cost reports

  • Assists with preparing, pricing and negotiating change orders with clients and contractors

  • Market tests rates and analyses tender returns for input into rates databases and estimates


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Quantity Surveying from an accredited University

  • Must have graduated within the last 12 months or graduating no later than June 2023

  • Successful applicants must have a minimum 3.4 GPA or 2:1 (or equivalent) and above

  • If you hold a Master’s Degree, you must have started it within 12 months of completing the Bachelor’s Degree in order to have continuous education

  • Any software experience including MS Office package, AutoCAD, GIS or any relevant computer Autocad, CostX and BIM experience would be an advantage

Additional Information

The Intern Program will run from 26 June - 29 Sept 2023 and is your opportunity to land a permanent position with AECOM. If your performance has been successful, based on a mid-program review, you will be offered a full-time role as a young professional in your field as part of our highly competitive Graduate Program starting in November 2023.

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: J10081744

Business Line: PCC

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

Work Location Model: On-Site