• Title
    Project Controls Specialist / Cost Controller
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Control
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure is seeking to hire a Junior Project Controls Specialist / Cost Controller to join our Burlington, ON office.    Reporting to the Project Controls Lead, the Project Control Specialist will be responsible in providing project control support to ongoing projects and supporting Wood’s project control system is properly implemented and utilized.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Review project proposal, original budget and compere to current revision and identify/investigate changes
    • Compare staff rates in proposal to actual rates on project
    • Work with project managers to find and suggest possible corrective measures to maintain cost within targeted budget
    • Prepare cost reports as required
    • Review subcontract budget vs. actual cost and advise for current and expected overruns
    • Support project controls effort in monitor and minimize project variances and overruns
    • Advise project managers and project staff for effort and expenditures misallocations
    • Control and Maintain project charges to keep them within proposal and original targeted amounts
    • Identify project overruns and suggest corrective actions

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Post-secondary, college or BSc. In engineering, accounting, finance, business or project administration
    • 1 to 2 years of experience in project controls, cost control, financial administration
    • Experience with; Cost analysis and control
    • Demonstrated understanding the engineering business and work environment 
    • Applied knowledge of the “Earned Value” principles
    • Applied knowledge of Project Management and Project Controls principles, including experience with concepts of PMBOK
    • Ability to produce read and manipulate schedules and scheduling curves/reports
    • Applied knowledge of cost engineering/cost control
    • Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks
    • Intermediate to expert proficiency with Microsoft Excel
    • Organizational skills in order to handle multiple tasks within a high-pressure work site environment
    • Interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
    • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and employees
    • Willingness for continuous learning and advancement of technical knowledge
    • Detail oriented and customer focused

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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