AECOM Civil Cost Estimator in Sydney, Australia

Business Line Design + Planning

Position Title Civil Cost Estimator

Australia - New South Wales


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Cost management team in Sydney as a Civil Cost Estimator. The primary responsibility of the role is to provide cost estimating support on varied construction projects. Our clients are from both the public and private sector, delivering a wide range of civil infrastructure projects. Our Cost Management business provides proactive cost consulting services. We have a growing civil and infrastructure cost estimating capability that both supports AECOM’s internal groups and also provides Clients with the all-important answer to their question “How much will my project cost?"

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provision of cost estimates for civil engineering projects

  • Preparation of quantities from a range of drawings with varying levels of detail

  • Cost advice at all stages of the design process

  • Post-Contract cost management services

  • Recognising that safety is a priority and the need to operate with high standards of integrity

  • Preparation and evaluation of Risk Registers

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience as a civil cost estimator / quantity surveyor

  • The ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships with both internal and external clients

  • Ability to work autonomously and take responsibility for quality of deliverables and meeting deadlines

  • Knowledge and experience of Cost Estimating and Quantity Surveying software such as: Cost X, Expert Estimation, @Risk, P6 etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualification; along with Professional accreditation such as membership of the AIQS, RICS or equivalent (Preferable but not essential)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185041BR

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.