• Trainee Project Controls Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Barnwood
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Project Controls
  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain supports Energy Nuclear Generation to maximise the lifespan of its eight UK nuclear power stations. Under the three-year contract, which started from April 2017, Costain's role is to provide project controls and commercial managed services to portfolios and programmes of work across all of EDF's eight UK nuclear power stations. As part of this work Costain will develop people capability in core project control skills and provide specialist support to EDFs Central Technical Organisation to improve project performance and deliver cost efficiencies.


    We are continuing to expand the team and now have a requirement for a Trainee Project Controls Engineer who will be responsible for providing support specific project control tasks and delivery of work.  This role provides experience, learning and development towards a substantive position by exposure to both operational and project environments

    What will I be doing?

    • Provide low level planning and scheduling for projects under the supervisioni of the Project Control Lead and in line with EDF procedures.
    • Provide cost management support for projects under the supervision of the Project Control Lead and in line with EDF procedures.
    • Provide cost estimating support to project managers and engineers, producing estimates for the projects under the supervision of the Project Control Lead and in line with EDF procedures.
    • Gain exposure and understanding of engineering deliverables.
    • Gain expsoure and understanding of site support and construction.

    About you

    • Evidence of potential project controls capability.
    • Good logical reasoning and numeracy skills.
    • Good interpersonal skills and tenacity.
    • Basic P6 knowledge Primavera – P102.
    • Basic SAP knowledge.

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.


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