This unit of competency covers the coordination of engineering projects within project plans and budgets. It includes monitoring and maintaining the project implementation plan, performance analysis and use of project management software.
This unit applies to people with significant coordination and facilitation responsibilities for engineering or related projects. The projects will usually have fixed term or purpose and involve specific engineering-related tasks, such as installation and commissioning of plant, design of equipment or major overhauls.
The coordination role covered by the unit includes monitoring of engineering and other technical performance parameters against the project plan as well as monitoring of other project parameters that impact on engineering and technical compliance of the project. These include finance, accounting, budgeting and control, resourcing, tenders, contracts, work health and safety (WHS), risk management, human resources, and legal and regulatory requirements.