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Project Controls Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The London Tunnels is a mega-project and SCS uses the latest technology to collect accurate and robust data to assess performance. We need people that want to use that data to provide insight to the project team and enable effective decision making.

SCS is looking for an experienced Project Controls Engineers to oversee the implementation and operation of iTWO. Reporting is via a Data Warehouse and includes the use of Power BI. The iTWO software is the basis for cost control, project control and earned value. This will require working with the software suppliers and the project teams to develop and continuously improve solutions.

Role Responsibility

  • All project data held in iTWO for actual and forecast costs, quantities and earned value.
  • Understand and analyse the progress and cost of all activities in the iTWO project.
  • Project controls systems implementation and operation.
  • Maintaining and reporting a robust forecast in iTWO.
  • Maintaining and reporting earned value, quantity progress and forecasts in iTWO.
  • Maintain the work breakdown structures.
  • Update the performance measurement baselines.
  • Provide reports on time with supported by robust data and insight that will enable decision making.
  • Gather project site updates and prepare periodic progress reports.
  • Monitor, interpret and advise on cashflow and budgets.
  • Create monthly budget forecast updates for management.
  • Ensure alignment between the various systems the project uses that support the project reports.
  • Understand the contract and ensure that the reporting cycle is adhered to.
  • Liaise with and assist internal and external stakeholders.
  • Understand and comply with the HSSE polices.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate



  • A skilled iTWO user and know how to operate it on projects.
  • Skilled at cost control and earned value analysis.
  • Working knowledge of NEC contracts.
  • Working knowledge of project interfaces on construction projects.  
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of the engineering and construction industry.
  • An ability to effectively interpret data and provide input on business process improvement.
  • As a large project with many teams in differing locations we need people who enjoy working in a variety of environments.
  • A can-do attitude and the ability to get work completed to deadlines.


  • Qualifications from NEC, iTWO, APM or a university.
  • Experience using other cost management apps e.g. Prism, Ecosys. 
  • Previous experience in developing reports in Power BI.

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.

It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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