Project Controls Engineer


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

Our busy Melbourne team are looking for a Project Controls Engineer to contribute towards project control functions across our diverse Project and Construction Management portfolio, assisting our Project Managers and clients in managing project schedule, cost and risk.

The projects you could be involved in will include diverse industry sectors such as Civil Infrastructure, Defence, Aviation, Energy & Resources, Mining, Education and Healthcare.

The Role

As a Project Controls Engineer in AECOM, you will report to the Project Controls Lead and support our Project and Construction Management team across a broad range of projects, whilst receiving the relevant training and career development.

Based in our client-side Project Management team, your role will also include supporting and managing project cost control activities such as budget, cashflow, estimate at completion (EAC), invoicing and subcontractor payments and setting up/managing Project Earned Value Management processes.

Minimum Requirements

As a Project Control Engineer you will use your passion for using analytics to improve our project delivery across a broad range of industry sectors. Alongside this, you will have the following key attributes and skillsets;

  • Proven background in Engineering or Construction with 2 or 3 years’ experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with a confidence in engaging across multi-disciplined stakeholders
  • Basic understanding of Earned Value Management, Risk Management and Project Management
  • Strong analytical skills to provide advice to Project Managers
  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
  • Understanding of all stages of project lifecycle and the role of project controls throughout
  • Exposure to project management frameworks and tools (with experience in VBA strongly advantageous, not essential)
  • Previous experience in a project control function is an advantage but not prerequisite

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualification in relevant field; Civil Engineering, Construction or similar
  • 2-3 years professional experience in the engineering or construction industry, ideally
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel essential

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

Our busy Melbourne team are looking for a Project Controls Engineer to contribute towards project control functions across our diverse Project and Construction Management portfolio, assisting our Project Managers and clients in managing project schedule, cost and risk.

The projects you could be involved in will include diverse industry sectors such as Civil Infrastructure, Defence, Aviation, Energy & Resources, Mining, Education and Healthcare.

The Role

As a Project Controls Engineer in AECOM, you will report to the Project Controls Lead and support our Project and Construction Management team across a broad range of projects, whilst receiving the relevant training and career development.

Based in our client-side Project Management team, your role will also include supporting and managing project cost control activities such as budget, cashflow, estimate at completion (EAC), invoicing and subcontractor payments and setting up/managing Project Earned Value Management processes.

Minimum Requirements

As a Project Control Engineer you will use your passion for using analytics to improve our project delivery across a broad range of industry sectors. Alongside this, you will have the following key attributes and skillsets;

  • Proven background in Engineering or Construction with 2 or 3 years’ experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with a confidence in engaging across multi-disciplined stakeholders
  • Basic understanding of Earned Value Management, Risk Management and Project Management
  • Strong analytical skills to provide advice to Project Managers
  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
  • Understanding of all stages of project lifecycle and the role of project controls throughout
  • Exposure to project management frameworks and tools (with experience in VBA strongly advantageous, not essential)
  • Previous experience in a project control function is an advantage but not prerequisite

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualification in relevant field; Civil Engineering, Construction or similar
  • 2-3 years professional experience in the engineering or construction industry, ideally
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel essential

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Are you viewing this job on LinkedIn? Click here to apply