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Job Information

AECOM Principal Cost Manager - MEP in Melbourne, Australia

Job Summary

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, construction, environmental and energy. With over 56,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.

AECOM’s progressive Cost Management team has a new opportunity for a proven Cost Manager to work in partnership with our Building Services teams in particular, supporting major multidisciplinary projects in Healthcare, Education, Defence, Civil Infrastructure and Aviation.

This is a new position to support our growing team of Cost Managers in Melbourne and will allow you to lead and support our multi-disciplinary projects with a key focus across MEP estimating while partnering with clients and internal teams to deliver diverse and exciting projects throughout Victoria and nationwide.

The Role

As part of our high performing Cost Management group, you will be responsible for providing cost management services on some of Melbourne’s most iconic projects, giving you the opportunity to further develop your career in a range of market sectors.

As part of this role tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading MEP projects in estimation, feasibility studies, and providing capital cost advice;

  • Cost planning and estimating during design phases;

  • Measurement of quantities based on design drawings;

  • Construction phase cost management;

  • Asset Management

  • Life-cycle costing.

  • Risk Management

  • Producing monthly cost reporting, cashflows and the like

  • Developing client relationships both internally and externally

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineer, Cost Management or Quantity Surveying;

  • Proven professional experience in Cost Engineering, Project Management and Quantity Surveying in construction or engineering environments;

  • Specifically demonstrated project experience within MEP disciplines; Mechanical, Electrical or Plumbing aspects of Building Services;

  • Demonstrated skills in managing multiple project costs and budgets, specifically across Building Services;

  • Strong knowledge and working practice of Australian Quantity Surveying/Cost Management standards, frameworks and processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction and on-site experience is highly advantageous;

  • @Risk software is highly advantageous

  • AIQS / RICS is desirable

  • MEP Cost Manager is highly advantageous;

  • Knowledge of CostX is desirable.

What we Offer

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options;

  • Work-from-home equipment packages and assistance;

  • Diverse, challenging and exciting multidisciplinary engineering projects;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

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What We Offer

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.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256982BR

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.