Project Controls Apprentice (Warrington based) BECHTEL LIMITED

Project Controls is one of the key functions within Bechtel. The function provides Estimating, Planning and Scheduling, and Cost Engineering services to the rest of the company. This role supports cost estimating, analysis, and control activities and schedule development, maintenance, reporting, and monitoring activities, as directed.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.15pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    35 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data by other engineers or by suppliers
  • Review of engineering studies and reports
  • Monitoring of Contractor’s work execution to ensure safe work practices are used
  • Review of material quantity estimates
  • Report on Contractor work progress against plan and review quality of work
  • Monitoring site work and rectifying any ES&H issues identified
  • Assist in preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs and change orders
  • Contribute to Weekly Progress Reports
  • Identify potential risks and issues, and provide effective technical solutions to mitigate these risks

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Training will involve four days a week on the project and one day at college
  • Start date will be September 2023
  • The course duration will be 3 years
  • Successful completion of the course will lead to a BSc (Hons) Project Controls Professional Degree

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • After the apprenticeship there will be other training and professional development training opportunities that will offer chartered status of a professional body
  • The opportunity to work on a variety of projects in the UK and overseas 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English, Physical Science and two others (Grade 5-9) Essential

Things to consider

This role will involve working on construction projects primarily in a site office. However, it will be necessary to be out on site occasionally to inspect and monitor progress of work.

About the employer

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals.




2 Lakeside Drive

Park Royal

NW10 7FQ


Peter Miller

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Project controls professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

An online application is made with the submission of a CV. For applicants taken to interview stage, the interview will be held virtually. The interviews will use behavioral questioning. Second stage interviews may take place.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Aug 2023