Current Recruitment At AECOM

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25 Jul, 2016

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Transportation Jobs in Ghana

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

Job Description

Job Title: Marine Quantity Surveyor

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 The Quantity Surveyor would be carrying out the normal duties and functions which occur within a professional Quantity Surveying office.

The Quantity Surveyor is responsible for

  • Preparing estimates of construction costs;
  • Measurement of building quantities for bill preparation and final accounts;
  • Drafting Bills of Quantities;
  • Site visits and site measurement;
  • Participating in progress meetings;
  • Preparing valuations for issue of interim payment certificates;
  • Ability to identify, evaluate and conclude variations
  • Preparing and concluding final accounts;
  • Participating in tender evaluations including comparison of bids
  • General quantity surveying best practice responsibilities
  • May be required to assist with other responsibilities, deemed necessary by AECOM

Specific skills required

  • Knowledge of the programme development cycle (engineering, procurement and construction) and understanding of construction sequencing;
  • Strong technical, procedure and report writing skills;
  • Ability to collate information accurately;
  • Communication, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Time management and prioritization skills.

Person Specification (Personality Attributes)

  • Attention to detail with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Empathy towards staff and colleagues;
  • Staff training skills;
  • Ability to manage a small staff.

Additional Comments

  • Eligibility to work in Ghana due to nationality.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Quantity Surveying;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience on large (>USD 50 million) construction projects;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the employ of an QS or engineering consulting firm;
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working for an international construction contractor or consulting firm.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree of Science in Quantity Surveying
  • Professional 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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