AECOM Senior Project Surveyor in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158900BR

Position Title Senior Project Surveyor

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Abu Dhabi

City Abu Dhabi

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Program, Cost, Consultancy

We provide cost and project management services, and specialist consultancy services, to public- and private-sector clients around the world, with a strong presence in Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Senior Quantity Surveyor is charged with the responsibility of correlating information relating to all financial aspects of an assigned project. He / she should be aware of all financial matters and maintaining of quantity books and shall advise the Project Manager regarding all financial matters. He / she will have a thorough knowledge of the procedures and instructions and efficiently keep current all project records related to quantity surveying. You will be able, from these records, to impart any available information to the Project Manager for proper administration of the project.

Job Duties

  • Assist Directors in leading and delivery of all aspects of quantity surveying from inception of a project through to completion.

  • Achieve the highest standards of professional competence and to demonstrate this ability in all dealings with clients and professional contacts, reinforcing the profile of the company.

  • To maintain and develop good relationships with clients, take every opportunity to uphold and increase the profile of the firm as a provider of professional, premium quality services to the construction industry.

  • Produces cost estimates at concept, scheme and detailed design stage.

  • Oversee the production of a detailed BOQ for tender.

  • Manage the tender process, review and analyse tender returns and prepare a recommendation to the client.

  • Input into value and risk management workshops as required by the client.

  • As primary project cost controller, ensures that the project remains on budget through the design and construction phases.

  • Assesses and values progress payments and change requests.

  • Reviews and compares scopes of work, production rates, and cost data.

  • Preparation of earned value reports.

  • Prepares, reviews, and updates cash-flows.

  • Estimates variation orders for Subcontractors/GC Contractors.

  • Reviews and evaluates payment certificates for Subcontractors/GC Contractor.

  • Evaluates and negotiates variations and change orders in liaison with the Contract Administrator, Commercial Manager, Design and Construction Team.

  • Evaluates and negotiates final accounts settlements.

Minimum Requirements

Specific Skills Required

  • Able to work under own initiative where appropriate, but also keen to work as part of a team and to be mentored and to develop and progress in their career development

  • Very good verbal and written communication skills – Client facing

  • Very good numeracy skills

  • Keenness to challenge, but in an engaging, non-aggressive way

  • An enthusiasm to go the extra mile, to provide great client service

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes)

  • Be the ROLE MODEL, Lead by example

  • Be CLIENT-FOCUSED, Collaborating with AECOM’s clients

  • Be IMPACTFUL, Clear and frequent communications

  • Be DECISIVE, Prioritize, focus and accountability

Safety Competencies:

  • Lead by example, attend training, ensure resources are available. Engage with clients on safety – set client safety objectives on projects.

  • Ensure all projects have risk assessments and safety plans in place.

  • Ensure all communications are published and understood. Start all meetings with a safety moment and visibly lead by example.

Experience

  • A minimum of 15+ years’ experience is required in the Quantity Surveying field, ideally applicants would have spent a significant time working on large scale Building projects within Asia & the Middle East, with a focus on residential, mixed use developments and retail.

Preferred Qualifications

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying

  • Accredited MRICS member (or working towards membership)

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.

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