Senior Project Control Engineers – Infrastructure Ireland

    Turner and Townsend
    • Dublin, Ireland
    • Full-time
    • Department: Infrastructure

    Company Description

    At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

    Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

    Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

    Job Description

    Senior Project Control Engineer

    The Senior Project Control Engineer shall be responsible for supporting the Programme Managers and
    Project teams by ensuring focus on timely delivery of the portfolio of capital projects as
    planned, within budget and meeting their business objectives.
    Senior Schedulers must possess a good understanding of the project delivery process and
    timescales to effectively deliver a project. It is expected that the candidate will be educated
    to degree level in a project management, engineering, or construction industry discipline.
    Strong analytical & IT skills, particularly Excel, Primavera and MS Office Suite, including
    Power BI is desirable.

    Job Relationships

    • The Senior Project Control Engineer will liaise with:
    • Client Scheduling Lead
    • Client Scheduling specialists
    • Client Subject Matter Experts (schedulers, Project Managers, Risk Managers,
    • Finance Managers)
    • Team Project Schedulers
    • PMO Lead, Project Controls, Cost and Data Teams

    Key Responsibilities

    • Developing and maintaining project schedules and establishing a baseline.
    • Monitoring critical path and float erosion and advising on corrective action.
    • Establishing budgets and monitoring project costs; ensuring accurate cost
    • forecasts and profiles, accurately assessing value of work and accruals, and
    • ensuring costs booked to the correct codes.
    • Forecast project resource demands and undertake resource smoothing and
    • levelling in conjunction with work package owners.
    • Recording & facilitating change management.
    • Recording & challenging risk provision.
    • Maintaining appropriate re-forecasted project baselines.
    • Ensuring that project outputs are captured, reported, and remain accurate.
    • Monitoring trends and forecasts and work with the Regional Lead and with
    • Project Controls Manager to identify conflicts and threats to Project success.
    • Preparing summary reports to highlight project issues, risks and forthcoming milestones and actions, and prompting intervention as necessary.
    • Supporting the Project Manager and Project Team to ensure projects are delivered on time, to budget and meet the project objectives.
    • Supporting the Lead Project Control Engineer and Area Project Controls
    • Manager in ensuring overall control of the delivery area programme.
    • Ensure involvement and contribution of the whole project team
    • Managing complex information requirements from the Delivery Teams, to allow effective management of the Capital Programme.
    • Contribution to business success by supporting the development, implementation, and management of new business processes and systems whilst maintaining the team outputs to customers.
    • Collaborating with and influencing the Programme Office team, projects managers, and others to ensure successful implementation of ideas and best practice.
    • Assist Programme Managers in planning its future projects and phases of work.
    • Ability to design and generate multiple reporting formats and outputs independently
    • Management of relevant Tools & Systems.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

    • The Senior Scheduler must demonstrate knowledge, behaviours and approach that are client centric, professional, and based on best-practice industry standards.
    • Proactive ability to improve and develop written best practice material in the form of scheduling handbooks and procedures.
    • They shall have a strong, self-policing organizational and administrative disciplines, particularly in the ability to aggregate and report multiple contract schedule updates within set deadlines.
    • They shall need to demonstrate excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), negotiation skills and persuasiveness in their various interactions.
    • Experience using project, contract and finance management tools, (e.g.
    • Primavera P6, Maximo, PCM and Oracle) They shall have good presentation skills and ability to work with contractors and consultants.
    • Strong commercial awareness in the governance, control and performance analysis of large-scale complex and varied portfolio is required.
    • Experience working to regulatory and project deadlines.
    • Experience of developing and maintaining effective strategic partnerships with key stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated leadership ability, proactive development, motivation, and engagement of teams.
    • Driver of high standards for individual, team and organisational accomplishment and delivering desired results.
    • They must have a 5+ year plus civil / infrastructure experience (water experience preferable but not essential) and hold a relevant university qualification.
    • They must have 5+ years plus years plus scheduling experience with proficiency in MS Project, Primavera P6. MS Power BI and NEC Contract experience preferable.

    Additional Information

    What we offer you:

    • Full time
    • Competitive remuneration and attractive range of benefits
    • 8% Pension
    • 25 days Annual leave (23 days + 2 company days)
    • Opportunity to work on impactful and innovative projects
    • Career development opportunities both in Ireland and globally
    • Opportunity to work with a diverse group of talented and collaborative colleagues

    Additional Information

    Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

    We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

    Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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