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Location: England, Somerset, Bridgwater

Project Controls Engineer

England, Somerset, Bridgwater
£300 - £320

Job Description

Project Controls Engineer
Up to £320.00pd PAYE Contract (+ 33 days paid leave) or up to £425.00pd umbrella
40 hours per week. 8 hours per day.

To provide administrative and operational support within Integrated Project Controls (IPC) to a Programme or Area within the HPC Project. Working under the direction and leadership of the Project Controls Manager (PCM) or delegate, the Project Controls Engineer (PCE) will implement and use Integrated Project Controls processes as directed by the relevant Subject Matter Expert (SME). Further, the PCE will work with the wider IPC Team to provide an effective and transparent Integrated Project Controls service.

It is the overarching objective of the Integrated Project Controls (IPC) Function to act as a centre of excellence: the intelligent owners of the single source of delivery performance information, operating as an integrated enabler for the successful delivery of the HPC Project.

Principal Accountabilities

* Support the PCM by operating with the guidelines and operations of Integrated Project Controls processes for all Disciplines, including the production of reports, through the provision of intelligent information and analysis;
* Collaborate with other Disciplines of Integrated Project Controls, as well as other Project Support Functions, to help deliver Project goals in keeping with the HPC principles of Trust, Transparency and Teamwork;
* Ensure an awareness of interfaces with other Programmes and their potential impact.

Core Processes:
* General: Provide data to the PCM to help define the progress and performance of the Programme, including control of work against schedule and budget;
* General: Co-ordinate Project Controls activities across the Programme, including cost, schedule and Risk & Opportunity management;
* Reporting: Administer the timely and focussed reporting of progress and performance of the Project to key stakeholders, to a defined reporting cycle;
* Scheduling: Provide operational support with maintaining the accuracy of the baseline Integrated Work Schedule (IWS);
* Scheduling: Undertake initial analysis, review and acceptance of contractor schedules;
* Cost: Accurately maintain cost data for the Programme within the financial control system (EcoSys), including monthly Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP) calculations;
* Cost: Assist with the production and maintenance of accurate cost and cash forecasts in alignment with the Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS);
* Cost: Provide timely assistance with the accurate assessment of the Estimate At Completion (EAC);
* Risk: Help identify and assess risks, opportunities, trends and changes within the Programme, including associated schedule and cost impact;
* Risk: Document and administer the accurate representation of approved changes within the Programme budgets and schedules;
* Risk: Provide administrative support to the delivery of QSRA and QCRA to inform the baseline IWS and AFC;
* Performance: Adhere to earned value techniques and indices ensuring correct implementation;
* General: Adhere to Project governance and Integrated Project Controls standards and procedures;
* General: Ensure all Project documents, in particular Sensitive Nuclear Information, are correctly protectively marked, and protected in accordance with EDF policies and procedures.

Knowledge & Skills
* Knowledge of Integrated Project Controls disciplines, in particular Cost, Risk and Scheduling;
* Understanding of Project Controls methodologies, techniques and processes for programme and project management in a major infrastructure environment;
* Ability to understand and use Project Controls management software;
* Ability to understand and interpret complex Project Controls data;
* Ability to create concise narrative to support project reporting;
* Technical and practical comprehension of engineering, procurement and construction methods and techniques in a UK context;
* Understanding of earned value analysis;
* High level of analytical and numerical skills;
* Good attention to detail;
* High standard of interpersonal skills;
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Understanding of earned value analysis;
* Understanding of how to produce accurate, complete and fully logic-linked construction plans;
* Working knowledge of cost and schedule risk analysis techniques;
* Understanding of various contract types, in particular the NEC suite and FIDIC;
* Good commercial awareness;
* Ability to build relationships both internally and externally;
* Working knowledge of French and/or Chinese languages an advantage.

Qualifications & Experience
* Proven relevant experience in at least two of the following three Project Controls Disciplines: Cost, Scheduling, and Risk;
* Experience in the use of Project Controls software systems, including at least two of the following: scheduling software, ideally Primavera P6 version 7 and above; risk management software systems such as ARM, Safran and @risk; or cost management software systems such as EcoSys.

* Level 3 Diploma in Project Controls Practice and Techniques;
* Minimum of HND or equivalent qualification in Engineering, Construction or other related field;
* Degree in Engineering, Construction or other related field;
* Professionally qualified with chartered or equivalent status;
* Experience of working over the full lifecycle of a project;
* Experience on a major construction project;
* Experience in the Nuclear sector.

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