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5 months ago
Location: Exeter
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Devon, Exeter

Job Summary

AECOM are currently seeking an Assistant Surveyor to be based in our Exeter office. You will be part of a team providing comprehensive, accurate and value driven service on large, high profile and exciting projects for clients in the public and commercial sectors. AECOM have secured places on a range of UK Frameworks and the Exeter team work across a wide range of sectors and clients on many high profile projects in the area. This is an excellent opportunity represents for anyone looking for progression and security to join AECOM as part of the growing Exeter team.

As an Assistant Surveyor, you will work as part of the team to help deliver all aspects of quantity surveying from inception of a project through to completion. You will be joining a highly skilled and respected multi-disciplinary design team working on a varied and interesting project workload. You will work on projects, varying in complexity and up to £50m in value.



Feasibility estimates, cost planning, tender documentation, value engineering and commercial awareness, post contract management.


Be aware of marketing opportunities and where appropriate bring to the attention of Directors and the Business Development team.



Cost Planning: Area Schedules, Measurement of Quantities and entry onto Estimating software, Cost planning, Presenting Cost plan.


Tender Documentation: support in the BQ/Pricing Schedules Measurement, Preliminaries and other document collation.


Tender Evaluation: Review and Analysis of Tenders, support in preparation of Tender Reports.


Feasibility Estimates.


Value Engineering and Commercial Awareness.


Risk Management.


Post Contract Management: Preparation of Valuations, Final Accounts, Cost Reporting, Change Control.

Minimum Requirements


Keen to work as part of a team and to be mentored and to develop and progress in their career development.


Effective verbal and written communication skills – client facing.


Excellent numeracy skills.


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


Articulate and able to interface directly and confidently with Clients and Design Team members. Achieves 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.

Preferred Qualifications


Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar RICS accredited qualification, and either working towards RICS status or ready to start the process.


Minimum 1-2 years post-graduation experience.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205494BR

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.

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