Company: Wood
Skills: Project Controls
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity available for Project Controls Manager to join our Mining & Minerals business office . Reporting to the Manager, Project Services, this position is located in our Saskatoon, Saskatchewan office. This role has overall responsibility for providing project support and leadership for a wide variety of projects and/or departmental project control functions. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

  • Setting up, tracking and analyzing engineering man-hours and associated costs within Wood's proprietary management system
  • Ensuring all project tasks are identified and resource needs properly estimated on capital projects
  • Preparing or assisting in the development and implementation of project baseline budgets and schedules
  • Setting up project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and allocating budgets at appropriate WBS levels for project tasks
  • Analyzing and forecasting project costs; as well as developing, preparing and collecting schedule and cost data for monthly project reports
  • Creating and managing detailed project information related to contractual schedule, scope and cost for submittal to project management
  • Reporting project cost and schedule status to management for internal reviews as well as analyzing cost variances and recommending corrective actions for capital projects
  • Reviewing project scope change and change order requests for proper justification, schedule impacts, and adequate budget and funding
  • Reviewing contractor, vendor, and consultant invoices for capital projects
  • Ensuring that relevant cost management procedures and reporting requirements are incorporated where appropriate on invitations to tender
  • Working in coordination with contract administrators on contract budgets, progress payments, valuations of contract variations and compensation events as well as contract financial close-out

Skills / Qualifications

  • Relevant technical diploma/university degree with a minimum of 10 years EPC(M) experience or appropriate combination of education and experience
  • 10+ years of mining industry experience will be considered an asset;
  • Motivated team leader, able to work with and lead team members to meet deliverables and deadlines
  • Knowledge of engineering controls, cost control, and project reporting
  • Knowledge of document control, scheduling, estimating, procurement/contracts, construction management
  • Strong analytical, interpretive, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, Primavera P6, Microsoft Project Server, Microsoft Project Web Access software and similar systems;
  • Knowledge of Convero Project Management system is an asset
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required

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 consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.