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  • Title:

    Project Controls Engineer

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  • Salary:

    £44000 - £49000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kane Spill

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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Belcan workforce solutions are looking to recruit a Project Controls Engineer for our client, a leading Engineering and maintenance provider, you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most stimulating and ground-breaking design and EPC projects in the UK.

We will reward you with an attractive remuneration package, combined with flexibility relating to working hours and hybrid working.

Job description:

  • You will support your engineering project manager (EPM) in the monitoring, controlling and reporting of engineering projects
  • These projects will range from Concept Design to Execution Design
  • The projects will be for different sectors (Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Energy, Utilities, Chemicals, Food), medium and large projects, and greenfield and brownfield. This size of the projects will be typically up to 30,000 hrs.
  • Depending on size and complexity you may work on one project or a portfolio of projects
  • You are responsible for ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of planning / scheduling, cost, project change control and project risk management in line with the contract.
  • You will set up the project schedule and project reporting system in line with the project contract requirements
  • You will update the project schedule with input from the discipline lead engineers, procurement manager and EPM, challenging them on the reported progress if required
  • You will provide information (e.g. histograms, S-curves, control estimate) required for the progress reports
  • You will advise the EPM ways to recover from programme slippage
  • You will identify risks to the programme or budget and advise the EPM

Your profile


    • Previous experience as project controls engineer in an Engineering / EPCM / EPC company, in one of the above mentioned sectors
    • Experience setting up an Engineering project schedule and project reporting system
    • Sound knowledge of multi discipline engineering projects and solid understanding of interdependencies and logic links between intra- and inter-discipline activities and deliverables
    • Experience working on large scale portfolios, programmes or projects
    • Sound knowledge of and experience with various phases of engineering and construction projects - concept, FEED, detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning
    • Experience and good understanding of working with the common standard forms of contract (NEC3 and 4, FIDIC, etc.)
    • A strong understanding of Project Controls practices, processes and tools, including application of standard metrics such as BCWS, BCWP, ACWP, SPI, CPI
    • Significant capability in the use of scheduling software (Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel)
    • Significant capability in Microsoft Office (Word and Powerpoint) and SAP
    • Experience in the use of various cost control, risk management and reporting tools
    • Result oriented. You are only satisfied if you help the EPM complete a project profitably


    • HND / BSc / BEng / MSc in Engineering or Chartered Engineer
    • Qualification from APM (Association of Planning Engineers) and/or AcosteE (Association of Cost Engineers)

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan.