23 days ago
United Kingdom - Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
We have an opportunity in our Peterborough office for a Quantity Surveying apprentice to work within our cost management team, to help provide construction cost management services to our local, regional and national clients in the UK and around the world.
AECOM provides Cost Management services to Clients in both the public and private sector and to organisations in all areas of the Construction Industry including:
Commercial – new build, refurbishment and fit out for a variety of public and private sector clients
Industrial developments for developers and occupiers
Infrastructure schemes, including large scale rail, highways and water projects.
You will have the chance to be involved in all stages of a project; from initial project definition and brief to cost planning, through to procurement, construction and building use. You will have an opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients, often working alongside other construction professionals in multi-disciplinary teams. We believe that doing the work itself gives the best opportunity to learn, so you can expect to be given responsibility, and will need to be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, all whilst receiving the guidance and support to allow you to develop. As an Apprentice, AECOM will support you on your academic pathway, which would be a graduate degree studied on a day release basis, culminating in your professional qualification.
The Cost Management role we offer can be varied and is dependent on the Client, sector and project we are working for. The role is generally split in to pre and post contract duties, which can include:
Cost planning and estimating
Attendance at Design / client meetings
Assisting senior staff in the preparation of documentation
Procuring construction works and managing tender processes
Compilation of contract documentation
Attendance at site progress meetings
Completion of Valuations
A Quantity Surveying apprentice at AECOM Peterborough will have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks and see projects from inception to completion on site.
We are seeking A-Level School Leavers or experienced candidates with the following predicted or secured qualifications:
Minimum 112 UCAS tariff points; this is the equivalent to A-Level B-B-C or BTEC National Diploma DMM (1x Distinction and 2x Merits)
GCSE Mathematics & English at Grade 4 (New Structure) or Grade C (Old Structure) or above.
Strong mathematical and analytical skills
Desire to work within the construction / property industry
Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success
Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives
Good organisation and communication skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and willingness to ask for help when needed, as well as support other members of the team
Full driving license.
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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 251666BR
Clearance Required 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.