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Job Information

AECOM Candidate Quantity Surveyor in Durban, South Africa

South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, Durban

Job Summary

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of a registered Quantity Surveyor, carrying out the normal duties and functions which occur within a professional Quantity Surveying office. These duties and functions include, inter alia: -

  • Preparing estimates of construction costs

  • Measurement of building quantities for bill preparation and final accounts

  • Drafting Bills of Quantities

  • Site visits and site measurement

  • Preparing valuations for issue of interim payment certificates

  • Assisting with cost management of construction projects

  • Preparing and concluding final accounts

  • Complying with basic office rules and procedures

  • Complying with the procedures laid down by the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors regarding obtaining registration. It is expected that registration will be obtained at the earliest possible date.

  • Attending all in-house seminars and workshops

  • Obtaining the required computer literacy and skills

  • Working in conjunction with other staff.

  • Ensuring compliance with the firm’s quality management systems, including establishing a full knowledge of the quality and practice manuals.

  • Conducts surveys to ascertain the locations of natural features and human-made structures on the earth's surface, underground, and underwater, using electronic distance-measuring equipment and other surveying instruments.

  • Operates and manages land-information computer systems, performs tasks such as storing data, making inquiries, and producing plots and reports.

  • Reviews information from survey teams regarding measurement of distances, directions, angles between points and elevation of points, lines, and contours on, above, and below the earth’s surface.

  • Researches legal records, looks for evidence of previous boundaries, and analyzes the data to determine the location of boundary lines.

  • Records the results of surveys, verifies the accuracy of data, and prepares plots, maps, and reports.

  • An experienced professional with general understanding of area of specialization.

  • Normally receives instruction on routine work.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 2 - 5 years’ experience.

  • Software experience on WINQS, DIMX and Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSC Property Development / Honors (QS) Or

  • Registered as Candidate QS with SACQSP

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 Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line PCC

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254869BR

Virtual: 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.

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