AECOM Jobs

Recruitment fraud warning: Click here for more information.

AECOM Careers. Work with us. Change the world. We believe infrastructure has the power to uplift communities and improve people's lives.

Job Information

AECOM Senior Building Surveyor in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking to hire a Senior Chartered Building Surveyor with technical due diligence and/or dilapidations specialist interest into our national Building Surveying Professional Services team. Location is flexible but you will need to be able to travel extensively around the UK (and occasionally further afield) to carry out your job duties.

The individual would be keen to embrace the opportunity to specialise in providing technical due diligence (TDD) and/or dilapidations services. This role will suit someone with a strong technical background who has carried out numerous technical due diligence and/or dilapidations instructions, and who would like to now specialise in these services whilst supporting work winning and client management initiatives.

As a Senior Chartered Building Surveyor, you will be an important part of the team’s leadership structure, working alongside others to help grow and develop our people and our business.

Job Duties:

This is an opportunity to join a unique team that is on a fantastic journey. We survey all kinds of commercial building from hotels to warehouses, offices to student accommodation, and we work with some of the world’s biggest names.

This job requires that you:

  • Lead and manage others on individual TDD and/or dilapidations commissions, including carrying out surveys and report writing.

  • Take ownership of your surveys/projects, including:- support preparation of fee proposals and bids and liaising with clients- organising and successfully delivering programmes of surveys/project works (including considering and planning the necessary internal and external resources)- tracking and managing the finances of your surveys/projects- tracking and managing your team’s performance on your surveys/projects- coordinating timely and accurate invoicing Work with the team to develop business with existing clients as well as new work

  • Work with the team and others across building surveying to deliver continuous improvement to our standards, processes and knowledge and to develop our more junior team members

  • Are familiar with a wide range of construction types and understand the common issues and defects associated with these

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in all core building surveying work areas especially TDD and/or dilapidations

  • A good working knowledge of the relevant RICS guidance notes, particularly those relating to TDD and/or dilapidations

  • Experience of working in and project managing multi-disciplinary teams

  • Strong client relationship management skills and be comfortable participating in business development activity

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience of managing and coordinating all phases of multiple surveying projects at once

  • Experience of writing fee proposals

  • Ability to project manage own projects and oversee those of junior staff

  • Awareness of new technologies and legislation, as appropriate

  • Experience of all aspects of financial management of instructions, including invoicing clients for own projects

  • Ability to performs a variety of senior level tasks with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hold a relevant degree, such as an RICS accredited Bachelor’s degree in building surveying and be a Full Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) (other professional qualifications will be considered if you are able to demonstrate relevance)

  • Experience of practising and delivering building surveying services to clients in a commercial building consultancy

  • You must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing

  • You will have excellent Microsoft Office skills and be highly proficient in the use of Word and Excel in particular

Additional Information

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.

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

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. 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.

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.

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.

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: J10071583

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

DirectEmployers