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Project Controller

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Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Sydney, New South Wales, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 63385 

Job Category: Project Controls 

Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Project Controls Support to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in Sydney.

PDG helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.

We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies. Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!

As the successful candidate, you will:


  • Develop, maintain and report on project cost information, including budgets, commitments, expenditure, forecast and variance on direct costs as well as planned, actual, estimate to go and variance on indirect costs including EPCM services plus invoice management and payment
  • Manage the Project Control resources allocated to the project by leading and directing sub-ordinates so that they are motivated and have access to the required resources in order to meet the work objectives set for them
  • Manage and mentor the Project Controls 
  • Provide Project Controls resource hours estimates, preparing set-up plans, assign project controls staff, conduct project controls kick-off meeting and commence set-up
  • Confirm progress measurement and earned value methodology and initiate progress reporting
  • Verify project controls execution plans, trend gaps and distribute to Project Manager
  • Establish project controls baselines
  • Confirm project authority delegation matrix and distribute via document control 
  • Initiate and confirm periodic reporting and meeting requirements including the content, format and frequency as well as publishing the project reporting calendar showing cut-off dates, submission due dates and issues dates

You bring to the role:


  • Engineering or Business degree or equivalent related experience
  • Strong relevant post-graduate experience in managerial position and extensive experience in a project environment with detailed knowledge of Estimating, Cost Control, Planning, and Quantity Surveying
  • Experience in high valued, multi-discipline Project Studies and EPCM environment projects from inception to close out
  • Broad business acumen including risk assessment and management
  • Facilitation, negotiation skills and report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills 
  • Demonstrated organisational skills, and the ability to multi-task, prioritise, take direction, and provide direction to others ensuring the quality of deliverables
  • Excellent safety awareness

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian / New Zealand citizen or hold permanent residency status, or alternatively, a Visa that entitles you to work in Australia.


To submit your application please click the "Apply" button below.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.

Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.

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