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Job Information

AECOM Chartered Building Surveyor in Plymouth, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Devon, Plymouth

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to appoint a Chartered Building Surveyor in the South West Region ideally based in Plymouth but options for the right candidate to be based out of one of our other SW offices such as Exeter or Bristol.

If so, we are looking for a Chartered Building Surveyor to join our team in Plymouth to work on an interesting range of essential public sector Clients. You will be joining a team of like-minded and similarly motivated professionals that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us:

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Work Places, Education, Government and Healthcare.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting House, The Titanic building in Belfast and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.

About Our Team:

You will join the Building Surveying Team based in Plymouth but, more importantly, and be part of the UK wide Building Surveying Team. Our Building Surveying teams deliver as one unit and specialise in multi-disciplinary design services on refurbishment schemes, condition and asset surveys and asset management. Therefore, we are looking for a candidate with a broad Building Surveying background that will complement our current team and service delivery alongside striving to expand and build the Plymouth team, supporting work winning and client management in the private and public sector.

You will also work closely with and manage in-house multi-discipline project teams. This provides a great opportunity to develop and progress personal careers within the organisation alongside professional development, all of which is encouraged by the AECOM Leadership.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead on individual Building Surveying, Project Management, and Contract Administration commissions, managing multi-discipline project teams.

  • Fully involved in or managing others to produce drawings, specifications and tender documents.

  • Survey and Report writing for the full range of typical core professional Building Surveying services.

  • Continuous improvement of our standards, processes and knowledge to deliver improved services to our core clients.

  • Key account client management.

  • Establish client briefs, develop appropriate fee proposals, and cost control through to completion.

  • Report to and work alongside the Associate Director managing the Plymouth based Building Surveying Team.

Minimum Requirements

You will need to be a Chartered Building Surveyor (RICS or MIOB) and have had;

  • Extensive experience in Building Surveying work comprising condition survey, feasibility, design and contract administration skills.

  • Experience in working with and building relationships with fellow professionals and Clients.

  • Previous management of sub-consultants and contractors

  • Previously managed and/or been involved in asset surveys on larger survey programmes, working with various technology packages to meet client requirements.

  • Ability to manage and monitor fees, profits and invoicing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Defence sector experience would be advantageous but not essential

Your Benefits Will Include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 Building Surveying

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252302BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Exeter

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.