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Job Information

AECOM Project Surveyor III in United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates

Job Summary

AECOM has an opening for a pre/post contract MEP Quantity Surveyor. The MEP Project Quantity Surveyor reports to the Head of MEP Services and is responsible for all MEP quantity surveying activities with regards to the tasks allocated to him.

In addition, the MEP PQS will be expected to aid and support others within the MEP team.

The role location will primarily be based on the Dubai Head office but will require travel to client and/or site office throughout the UAE as necessary.


  • Assist with all aspects of MEP pre-contract services through concept, schematic and detailed design phases inclusive of measurement, cost planning and production of BoQ’s for construction projects.

  • Assist with preparation of tender and contract documents.

  • Assisting in and contributing to value engineering and viability studies.

Post Contract

  • Assist in assessing, evaluating and making recommendations related to any financial claim and providing the necessary input with regards to settling such claims.

  • Assist in evaluation all change management including variations, additional works, field changes, additions and omissions, and incorporation of the same within the monthly cost reports.

  • Preparing and pricing Change Orders and negotiating agreement with the client and contractor as necessary.

  • Conducting viability studies and cost estimates.

  • Provide assistance to the team during negotiations, arbitration, or any other forms of dispute resolution.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Excellent level of literacy skills in English

  • Working knowledge of industry practices

  • Excellent understanding of MEP quantity surveying practices in particular pre-contract services

  • Good understanding of methods of measurement and measurement/billing softwares

  • Computer literate with excellent communication skills

Minimum Requirements

  • 10 years MEP post qualification work experience, Middle East experience is preferable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Mechanical, Electrical or Quantity Survey degree

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 Quantity Surveying

Business Line PCC

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264883BR

Virtual: Yes

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.