Principal Project Controls Specialist
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
18d ago

Position Summary

Maintains project ledgers showing budget line items, commitments, expenditures and forecasts.

  • Weighted toward Project Controls functions on large industrial projects in the Oil & Gas sector
  • Develop, interpret, and execute policy objectives and standards applicable to cost and schedule controls coupled with analysis activities
  • Direct all cost engineering functions, including cost forecasting, cost control, change management and cost analysis
  • Lead all planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, analysis, and ongoing recommendations for improvement
  • Interface with other project team members, including Engineering, Construction, Procurement, Office planning, IT, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Contracts and Legal, to facilitate compliance with execution strategy and objectives
  • Provide status reports and related project reporting analyses to company and client management
  • Identify problems and coordinate with the project team to correct and ensure work is being coordinated between the other departments and offices to meet project requirements
  • Prepare various project controls plans and reports, financial summaries, and related activities for project management on assigned projects
  • Serve as a liaison with business unit functional management to coordinate workload and staffing plans, work processes, and procedures
  • Evaluate projects at each stage of development to ensure cost and financial activities of the project team inclusive of ensuring client / contractual obligations have been met
  • Plan and assist with anticipated staffing requirements for assigned projects
  • Review contract drafts and related terms & conditions to ensure they meet project controls requirements and coordinate development of data in support of contract compliance
  • Prepare, coordinate, and deliver project controls presentations to internal management and to client, as required
  • Participate in the development and training of assigned personnel and in the implementation of training programs
  • Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience is required
  • Experience working onvarious projects to include coordinating and executing project issues required
  • Specific experience and demonstrated skill in directing cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, change management and cost analysis required
  • Experience with directing, planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis required
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to successfully direct and motivate a team inclusive of interacting with client personnel required
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, and construction projects in the Oil & Gas industry required
  • Significant experience in project controls, commercial operations, and / or prime contract experience with emphasis on project controls and financial issues required
  • Broad knowledge of Project Control Systems and processes including leading schedule processing software, databases and spreadsheet applications (ie : Primavera, Excel) required
  • Comfortable working with all levels and functions in a constructive fashion to achieve responsibilities and goals required
  • BS / MS in an Engineering or Construction Sciences Discipline preferred
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