Project Controls Assistant

  • Birmingham, UK
  • Full-time
  • Department: Infrastructure

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference – we are committed to delivering Sustainable Net Zero 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 Net Zero programmes from over 110 offices worldwide.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Project Controls Assistant o undertake duties within our Birmingham based, Infrastructure, Project Controls team,  supporting projects across the rail, airports, highways, water and utilities sectors.

The Senior Project Controls Assistant will work as part of our Project Controls team on a high profile infrastructure project, providing performance reporting and analysis support. 

Typical activities include working with cost and planning engineers to develop work breakdown structures and robust performance baselines, establishing progress and cost monitoring methods, producing project control reports and providing performance analysis and recommendations for our clients.

Previous experience working in a project controls environment within the infrastructure sector (Rail, Airports, Highways, Water / Utilities) is required, as is experience in at least one of the following: Programme Controls Management, Earned Value (EVM), Change & Risk Management, Planning, Project Controls and or PMO.


Applicants will ideally be degree educated, with previous industry & sector experience being essential.

Previous experience of the following tools (or one of) is also required: Oracle Primavera, MS Project, Excel, PRISM (Cost Management System)

Applicants will also require excellent written and verbal communication skills, be rigorous in following documented processes and governance and be able to demonstrate the ability to innovate in creative ways to meet the challenges of the changing project environment.


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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