Project Control Engineer

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Cumbria | Flexible Working
Starting Salary £:
41000 - 48000
Job Description

Nuclear Waste Services is looking for a Project Controls Engineer to join their busy team in Cumbria.

As part of this role you will provide a full and effective project controls service for the RACER programme of works within the bounds of the LLWR project controls framework.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • To be aware of and abide by the company’s Standards and Expectations
  • Control project expenditure as part of an authorisation chain
  • Independently manage, record, and forecast the costs on designated work scopes
  • Undertake basic monthly schedule reviews and progress updates as a minimum
  • Prepare earned value reports for the work scope manager in a timely manner, and support them in cost and earned value forecasting
  • Analyse earned value performance data to identify, explain and propose ways to improve variances
  • Prepare and implement Change Controls
  • To provide support to the application of risk processes and to the Project Teams and Risk Manager in risk identification, reviews, workshops and upkeep of risk registers
  • Contribute to on-going project controls improvements
  • Support the training and development of less experienced team members
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Controls Manager
  • To be aware of the environmental responsibilities of this role.
Experience Required
  • Demonstrable experience of cost control and forecasting within a project controls environment
  • Spreadsheet manipulation skills and Excel work
  • Consistent performance under pressure
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Good relationship building skills and ability to manage relationships with key clients or stakeholders across the organisation
  • Pays close attention to detail with a meticulous and methodical approach
  • Flexible approach to work, willing to play a full role in ensuring the success of the team
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload to meet deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills (MS Office / M365)
  • 3+ years experience in project controls (core discipline cost or planning)
  • Minimum qualification in English and Maths (Grade C/5)
  • Experience of using Primavera P6
  • Experience of schedule development, update and maintenance
  • Estimating
  • Experience in Change control development
  • Knowledge of commercial management
  • Relevant qualification in project controls or project management or related discipline
Equality Diversity Inclusion

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. At Nuclear Waste Service we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

In promoting equal opportunities, Nuclear Waste Service welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, Nuclear Waste Service will interview the best candidates from within that group. 

Closing Date
Employment Type:
Client Ref:
LLWR Repository
CA19 1XP