Bilfinger UK

The Bilfinger Engineering Division is growing fast and we need talent like you! These exciting new positions are important to our growth strategy of providing high quality engineering, design and project services to our clients.


As a member of the Bilfinger UK Engineering Team, you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most stimulating and ground-breaking design and EPC projects in the UK. Professional development of our Engineering Team is key to our success and, if you join us, you will be given a Personal Development Plan, including training and further education along with more responsibility. At the same time, you will be part of the global Bilfinger engineering organisation, which is a 5,000 strong community that can give you wider opportunities and the possibility to work abroad.


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


Join us to make Engineering work!

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

If you have the following profile, then we are looking forward to meeting you

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

We like to meet you

Are you interested in this position, and do you have this profile? Then we are very interested to meet you, and we invite you to apply.


Our selection process consists of two interviews that can take place within two weeks. If you are still interested and we are still interested after the two interviews, then you will received a job offer, and then we hope to welcome you very soon at Bilfinger UK.

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