GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.
Privately owned by our people , GHD provides engineering, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region.
Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 8500 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.
Due to continuing growth, we are seeking a Senior Project Services / Controls Specialist for our Ontario Region located in Mississauga or Waterloo, Ontario, Canada .
This individual is a fully qualified professional with thorough knowledge in planning, scheduling, cost controlling and estimating within a consulting engineering environment.
The Project Services / Controls Specialist will work with Ontario’s Project Delivery Specialist to provide cost and schedule analytical support to a number of sector group Project Managers (PM’s) across the Ontario Region.
The type of support will be dependent upon the project needs and will be provided both in person and through remote means.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Determines work procedures and makes recommendations for improvements.
o COST CONTROLLER : Set up budgetary control system and documentation for the project or task assignment. Prepares forecasts, cost trend reports and monitors cost and commitment to budget and forecasts.
Reports on deviations, underruns and overruns. Typically is responsible for maintaining change control and the change order register as well as cost reports, change register, contract and bulletin registers.
Works closely with project estimator and planner.
o ESTIMATOR : Prepares all types of estimates from inception to completion and review. Makes presentations to management and clients as required.
Working from scope documents, drawings, specifications and historical data, organises the estimate by the work breakdown structure and code of accounts.
Calculates labour and unit rates, checks quantities and scope and prepares direct field costs, field distributables, indirect and head office costs.
Evaluate scope changes, contract values, cost trends impacts, field order and trade-off studies. Evaluates and recommends allowances for design unknowns, escalation, and contingency and fee structure to the department head and management.
Interfaces with project management and engineering, construction and procurement departments. Prepares computer analysis.
o PLANNER : Prepares and maintains complex engineering and construction schedules for projects and project proposals. Prepares reports and maintains liaison with management regarding project planning and scheduling activities.
Ensures the maintenance of all essential records and reports.
Skills, Competencies and Qualifications :
from design inception through to construction completion.
We offer an opportunity to be part of a growing and dynamic employee owned company, a professional working environment with career development potential, flexible hours and a competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience in a privately held, quality driven and client focused company.