Technican - Quantity Surveying - Bellville, South Africa - AECOM

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Job Description:

The Quantity Surveying Technician engages in all quantity surveying elements under the supervision of a Registered Professional Quantity Surveyor. This program introduces and develops essential business, personal, and technical skills nurturing the QS Technician to provide quantity surveying assistance pre
- and/or post-contract.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Undertakes responsibilities under the supervision of a registered

Quantity Surveyor:
, and may also oversee the work of Graduates

  • Completes the measurement of quantities for input into cost plans, cost estimates and bills of quantities
  • Prepares tender documentation
  • Completes viability studies and cost estimates
  • Implements, maintains and monitors cost control procedures throughout the duration of a project
  • Provides necessary input related to financial claims
  • Evaluates variations, additions and omissions, etc, and incorporates these into monthly cost reports
  • Prepares, process and negotiates change orders with clients and contractors

Core Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for a variety of complex tasks covering:
  • Showing interest in or have experience in the MEP/ Engineering Quantity Surveying.
  • Mechanical: HVAC Systems, Fire Protection, Fire Detection.
  • Electrical: Lighting, Small Power, MV and LV Installations, Containment.
  • Plumbing and piping and the like.
  • Willing and eager to learn.
  • Professional work etiquette at all times


  • BTech/BSc or other equivalent
  • 35 Years' experience minimum in measuring within the built environment
  • Has experience in the whole life cycle of quantity surveying.
  • Adapts well to change.
  • Responsible and efficient with assigned tasks
  • Must have DimX, CostX, WinQS experience.
  • Infrastructure experience would be advantageous.
Additional Information


AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options.

Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families.

We also provide a robust global well-being program.

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Join us, and you'll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm - access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



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