Cost Engineer - Renewables, Power & Energy


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

Job Summary

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, construction, environmental and energy. With over 87,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all the key markets that it serves.

AECOM’s progressive Cost Management team has a new opportunity for a proven Cost Engineer to work across a variety of our major projects in Renewables, Power and Energy, as well as working across our busy team in Transport and Civil Infrastructure.

This is a new position to support our growing team of Cost Engineers in Melbourne and will allow you to operate across a multi-functional business, working alongside Project Managers, Engineers, Client Account Managers and our Business Advisory team.

The Role

As part of our high performing Cost Management group, you will be responsible for providing quantity surveying services on some of Melbourne’s most iconic projects, giving you the opportunity to further develop your career in a range of market sectors.

As part of this role tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Cost planning and estimating during design phase;
  • Measurement of quantities based on design drawings;
  • Construction phase cost management;
  • Cash flow forecasting;
  • Assisting with feasibility studies, capital cost advice;
  • Life-cycle costing.

This role is ideal for a highly driven professional who is looking to continue to grow their Quantity Surveying skills, working on a range of small, medium and large-scale projects and learning from a team of specialist consultants. This is a broad role allowing diverse exposure to Power, Energy and Renewables projects and clients, enabling a career opportunity for professional growth in a range of client market sectors.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering, Cost or Construction Management or Quantity Surveying, or similar;
  • Proven post graduate professional experience in Cost Engineering, Project Management and/or Quantity Surveying in construction or engineering environments;
  • Demonstrated skills in managing multiple project costs and budgets;
  • Strong knowledge and working practice of Quantity Surveying/Cost Management standards, frameworks and processes;
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Suite;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven team environment;
  • Proven problem-solving ability across complex construction projects;
  • Excellent ability to understand and develop project scope in varied construction and engineering project environments;

Adaptive across fast-paced working environment and develop strong working relationships throughout varied stakeholder groups.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction and on-site experience, advantageous;
  • Strong working knowledge of Energy and Power projects, strongly preferred;
  • Prior exposure to Electrical projects and HV desirable;

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.


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

Job Summary

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, construction, environmental and energy. With over 87,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all the key markets that it serves.

AECOM’s progressive Cost Management team has a new opportunity for a proven Cost Engineer to work across a variety of our major projects in Renewables, Power and Energy, as well as working across our busy team in Transport and Civil Infrastructure.

This is a new position to support our growing team of Cost Engineers in Melbourne and will allow you to operate across a multi-functional business, working alongside Project Managers, Engineers, Client Account Managers and our Business Advisory team.

The Role

As part of our high performing Cost Management group, you will be responsible for providing quantity surveying services on some of Melbourne’s most iconic projects, giving you the opportunity to further develop your career in a range of market sectors.

As part of this role tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Cost planning and estimating during design phase;
  • Measurement of quantities based on design drawings;
  • Construction phase cost management;
  • Cash flow forecasting;
  • Assisting with feasibility studies, capital cost advice;
  • Life-cycle costing.

This role is ideal for a highly driven professional who is looking to continue to grow their Quantity Surveying skills, working on a range of small, medium and large-scale projects and learning from a team of specialist consultants. This is a broad role allowing diverse exposure to Power, Energy and Renewables projects and clients, enabling a career opportunity for professional growth in a range of client market sectors.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering, Cost or Construction Management or Quantity Surveying, or similar;
  • Proven post graduate professional experience in Cost Engineering, Project Management and/or Quantity Surveying in construction or engineering environments;
  • Demonstrated skills in managing multiple project costs and budgets;
  • Strong knowledge and working practice of Quantity Surveying/Cost Management standards, frameworks and processes;
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Suite;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven team environment;
  • Proven problem-solving ability across complex construction projects;
  • Excellent ability to understand and develop project scope in varied construction and engineering project environments;

Adaptive across fast-paced working environment and develop strong working relationships throughout varied stakeholder groups.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction and on-site experience, advantageous;
  • Strong working knowledge of Energy and Power projects, strongly preferred;
  • Prior exposure to Electrical projects and HV desirable;

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.

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