AECOM Vacancies 2016 (2+ Positions)

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23 Aug, 2016

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Transportation Jobs in Ghana

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Job Description

Job Title: Marine Surveyor

Job Category Quantity Surveying

Business Line Transportation

Country Ghana

State/Province/Region GH – Greater Accra

City Accra

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

We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary


AECOM is seeking a Land Surveyor who will perform duties associated with surveying, which may include direction and preparation of boundary surveys, easements and descriptions. The Works comprises of a major marine project in the Ghana.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establishing primary horizontal and vertical control points including reference ties for re- establishing the points in the field.
  • Recording all measurements, rod readings and calculations neatly and accurately in field books as the work progresses.
  • Coordinating with the Contractor’s surveyors on work priorities and schedules.
  • Checking all work by completing traverse closures and bench circuits.
  • Reporting discrepancies or technical problems.
  • Performing joint measurements of the completed work or payment.
  • Maintaining equipment in good condition and perform frequent calibration checks.
  • Performing record research, construction stakeout, and boundary, topographic, transportation and planning field work & select known survey reference points.
  • Determining the precise location of important features in the survey area.
  • Researching legal records, look for evidence of previous boundaries, and analyse the data to determine the location of boundary lines.
  • Recording the results of surveys and verify accuracy of data.
  • Preparing plots, maps, and reports – metes and bounds descriptions.

Minimum Requirements


  • Experience working for a consultant is required (3 years minimum)
  • Experience in Marine Construction and /or site investigation is an advantage
  • Experience working for a contractor is an advantage
  • Experience working for a foundation contractor is an advantage

Specific Skills required:

  • Strong Construction supervision experiences on expressways projects.
  • Well experienced in the construction of interchanges / intersections.
  • Ability to utilize modern computer software and survey equipment.

Personal Attribute:

  • Focused on project delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Additional Comments:

  • Eligibility to work in Ghana (due to nationality or work permit) is an advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum BSc or BTech in an engineering discipline
  • Member of Professional Organization.

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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