Company: Wood
Skills: Project Controls
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking to hire a Project Controls Specialist to join our Project Management Office based in the Greater Toronto Area, ON with flexiblity to work remotely. The Project Control Specialist will be responsible in providing project control support to ongoing infrastructure & transportation projects and supporting Wood's project control system is properly implemented and utilized.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Review project proposal, original budget and compare 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
  • 7+ years of experience in project controls, cost control, financial administration in engineering projects with value greater than $4M.
  • 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
  • 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 engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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.

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 over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, 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.


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