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Jacobs Senior Project Controller in Melbourne, Australia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

When it comes to delivering a brighter, smarter tomorrow, our Program & Project Delivery Solutions (PPDS) team is at the heart of the solution. From the pre-construction phase to construction to post-construction, we partner seamlessly with our clients to coordinate and safely and successfully deliver projects and programs.

Our collaborative and flexible teams work across diverse markets and geographies delivering bespoke solutions to our clients’ most complex problems through a combination of significant experience and expertise and leading-edge technology – ensuring we deliver on tomorrow, together.

The Senior Project Controls Professional will manage the day-to-day Project Controls activities on programs/ projects. You will routinely report on the cost, schedule and resource trends and forecasts on projects.

Working closely with the bid team you will provide leadership for engagement of submissions including pricing and commercial aspect. You will perform and promote Jacob’s Project Controls Capability to our clients (both internal and external) across the areas of project including, strategy, leadership, change management, business system application and roll- out and initiatives. You will also undertake schedule risk analysis.

Reporting to the Team Leader – Program & Project Delivery Solutions, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing client project progress reports and analysing schedule and cost impacts

  • Have experience with other Project Controls systems and software (preferably Power BI)

  • Coordinating with project teams to collect project progress data

  • Liaising and mentoring of our Project Controls teams from our global offices

  • Assisting with the preparation of proposals

  • Carrying out Jacobs internal Project Controls activities

  • Supporting the Team Leader and relevant stakeholders in the development of Project Controls internal development initiatives

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Hold a Tertiary Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Project Management or equivalent

  • Primavera P6 and MS Project preferably

  • Creating and maintaining master and complex project schedules for engineering design and construction related projects.

  • Have experience in engineering and construction projects in the resources, transport, water, power, or defence sector

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network – find out more about our employee networks here.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are invited to nominate for a cultural representative to participate on the interview panel, please let your recruiter know in your application.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.