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AECOM Quantity Surveyor in Wellington, New Zealand

Company Description

Bold ideas bring transformative solutions

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.

Creating places that matter and communities that thrive.

Our global Buildings and Places business line brings together a versatile and collaborative term of urban planning, building design and engineering professionals working to create liveable, sustainable, and equitable cities.

Our extensive expertise cover urbanism and planning, architecture, building and systems engineering, and cost, project, and construction management.

Together with our clients, we are working to evolve and elevate the built environment across sectors including, social infrastructure, transit, technology and logistics, and commercial and corporate real estate, whilst focusing on solutions that promote long term health and wellbeing for all.

We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and deliver outstanding cost consultancy services to clients in the public and private sector? If so, this exciting new Quantity Surveyor role will give you the opportunity to put your career into high gear, challenge yourself, and fully leverage your cost management experience.

As a highly motivated Quantity Surveyor, you will focus on delivering the range of project lifecycle services to our clients though design and construction, including first principles estimating and risk management services.

The role will primarily focus on a range of vertical and horizontal projects and the day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Provision of cost estimates at various stages of design

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

  • Cost advice at all stages of the project life-cycle

  • Advice during the procurement phase and tender evaluation


The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience as a cost estimator / quantity surveyor / cost manager in vertical construction. Experience also with civils/ horizontal construction would be an advantage.

  • Familiarity with relevant NZ industry standards e.g. NZIQS Elemental Analysis, SMM, SM014, etc.

  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external clients

  • Experience in the preparation of estimates from first principles

  • Commercial acumen and ability to work alongside and collaborate with other team members

  • Knowledge and experience of Cost Estimating and Quantity Surveying software such as Cost X, Uniphi and @risk

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10086645

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

Work Location Model: Hybrid