Project Controls Specialist

Ref No. BHN530056
Location Toronto, Canada
Start date 05/04/2023
Job type Contract (1 year)
Job Status Open


We are currently recruiting for a project controls specialist for one of our clients, a global-leading EPCM firm in Toronto.


5 years of direct project controls experience

The Job

Staff.Project Controls.Specialist.. (1097606)

Staff Project Controls Specialist
The Staff Project Controls Specialist will be responsible for leading the project controls processes with the internal project management team to execute project deliverables within budget and schedule.

    • Develop, implement, and maintain external and internal cost reports, cash flows and forecasts.
    • Responsible for schedule management, earned value management and cost management.
    • Responsible for engineering, procurement and construction planning, scheduling, logistics and cost control.
    • Analyze project controls reports, present findings and provide recommendations to the project controls team.
    • Ensure project set-up in the Enterprise Planning & Controls software.
    • Analyze data; review logs; and run reports in the Enterprise Planning & Controls software or other tools.
    • Set up Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for tracking detailed breakdown of purchase orders or subcontracts.
    • Ensure budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts.
    • Manage the internal Change Management System.
    • Responsible for the review of upstream (prime contract) / downstream (PO & subcontract) change orders.
    • Report accurate updates to cost reports or forecasts.
    • Develop and present a cash flow report.
    • Develop Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 schedules.
    • Create schedules and diagrams in Microsoft Visio.
    • Create various schedule reports and determine appropriate reporting format.
    • Consult with project controls team on schedule progress.
    • Responsible for monitoring resource loading of a schedule.
    • Develop and present earned value tracking document.
    • Analyze and report on data from Oracle Primavera P6.
    • Develop pre-programmed project scheduling reports in P6 and review and analyze back-up documentation for accuracy.
    • Manage integrated data from one program to another.
    • Responsible for ensuring quality checks and inspections on project controls deliverables.
    • Serves as a point of contact for technical questions from APM's, PM's, Lead Engineers, or Construction staff.
    • All other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
    • A minimum of 5 years of direct project controls experience.
    • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
    • Experience with Oracle Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.
    • Willingness to accept field assignments.
    • Field and client travel (up to 15%)

Zach Aitken
manages this role


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