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Project Controls Specialist

Project Controls Specialist

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
CA-ON-Richmond Hill
Department / Discipline 
Project Control
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Project Controls Specialist to support the Capital Projects Group that performs large construction projects for multiple business sectors. This position will provide project planning, scheduling, cost tracking, and project financial support for these projects. The position will report to the Director Project Controls.


Job location: Port Hope, ON


Primary duties will be preparing and maintaining project schedules, tracking cost, performing earned value analysis, working with project managers to prepare estimate to complete, and other project controls related activities. Other duties may include assisting in the preparation and revision of corporate project controls and project management procedures.


Key Responsibilities

  • Utilize project management systems to update and manage project budgets, commitments, expenditures and forecasts
  • Developing WBS and project coding structures
  • Developing and maintaining and cost loaded schedules for both design and construction related projects
  • Conduct project performance analysis using earned value techniques
  • Support reporting requirements for invoice submittals and monthly status reports
  • Maintain project budget and forecast spending plans
  • Downloading and analyzing project expenditures, commitments, and invoicing data
  • Provide proposal support to include schedules, reports, cost analysis, and other Primavera supporting functions

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering, Construction Management, or other related discipline
  • 10+ years project controls/cost-schedule experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Proficiency with Primavera
  • Strong interpersonal skills, creative solution and problem solving skills
  • Willing to travel on an as needed basis

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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