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Project Controls Engineer HS2

Posted: 4 Dec 2020 Closes: 2 Feb 2021
London - Euston Competitive
Permanent & Full-time scs-railways/20201204130414


Responsibilities of Project Controls will vary from project to project but may include:

  • Schedule development and management
  • Resource planning and management
  • Cost management
  • Change management
  • Earned value management
  • Risk and opportunity management
  • Project reporting – to the client and company

    The Project Controls Engineer will support this agenda, and develop and produce reports as required, for example on progress, outputs achieved, critical paths, resources (including quantity tracking) and earned value.

    Assist the Project Control Manager and/or Planning Manager to ensure effective execution of Project Controls on the project. Comply with company procedures to achieve close project control and accurate project forecasting.

    Liaise and assist with internal and external stakeholders.
    Input into the capture and monitoring of project risks, issues, mitigations and resolution.
    Responsibilities may also include the capture and collation of actual hours expended by site staff and labour.

Key Responsibilities

  • Use the document control system to optimise distribution of information.
  • Work with the supply chain to establish effective relationships and ensure continuous improvement in delivering programme and productivity
  • Support the planning team to establish EVA and ensure that monthly reporting is accurate, including any additional measures required under the contract.
    ensure that client reporting requirements are always met
  • Work with the commercial team to ensure that the EVA and cost systems correlate and that the combined monthly reporting is accurate.
  • Generate cash flow profiles in conjunction with commercial team and monitor
  • Be client focused and aware of the client’s priorities and develop into the plans. Cascade a positive approach to meeting these down through the team.
  • Establish and work to maintain robust open and honest reporting with all parties to ensure project meets targets.
  • Have knowledge of conditions of contract, and ensure that project timescales are achieved.
  • Participate in managing the project risk register and assigning owners to risks and ensuring that these are actively managed out. Likewise for opportunities.
  • Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.


Required qualifications,  skills, behaviours and attributes

  • Thorough understanding of EVM terminology and practice
  • High degree of proficiency in P6 Planning and Control Software, (including aspects of budgets and resources)
  • Knowledge of the Engineering and Construction Industry
  • Competent IT skills including MS Excel and the ability to use this to manipulate data and produce data gathering templates
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint including SharePoint Lists
  • An ability to effectively interpret data and provide input on business process improvement
  • Experience using data visualisation tool Microsoft Power BI, creating meaningful graphs and dashboards

We offer

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role. Please note: Currently we are unable to offer sponsorship therefore all applicants are requested to ensure they can demonstrate their right to work in the UK.

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