Company: Wood
Skills: Project Controls
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Project Controls Specialist to join Conventional Energy Canada team in Calgary, Alberta

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the focal point with the project team and client, to ensure alignment with the project reporting requirements and timely and accurate cost and progress reporting.
  • Reporting of project costs, progress and schedule data using earned value management method; production and overall maintenance of project S-curves and histograms
  • Monito cost and schedule impact of achievement / non achievement of project milestones
  • Identification, monitoring and reporting project status against the baseline plan to provide early warning to project management of any current and potential schedule slippages, and recommending recovery actions
  • Produce weekly, bi-weekly and monthly project cost and planning status reports
  • Develop and maintain project Work Breakdown Structure for specific scopes of work, and ensure cost and planning control structures in alignment with project Work Breakdown Structure
  • Manage the project work approval process in terms of accurate cost code allocation and initial budget set-up and approvals
  • Responsible for the timely control and forecasting of budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests is properly assessed and included in the budget and schedules if applicable
  • Assist in project billing process and any other cost related queries
  • Assist with application of baseline and forecast installation unit rates and norms for estimating quantity change impacts.
  • Assist with updates and changes to project quantities and reports on variances to baseline
  • Creation of the projects fully resourced, logic linked schedule within preferred planning software to the agreed project requirements
  • Monitor current and assess future resource needs for the project through analysis of workload at project level
  • Coordinate development and issue project change orders / variations in accordance with contract /assignment change notifications
  • Input to the preparation of proposal schedules and CTR packs
  • Participate and support cost and schedule risk analysis workshops / sessions
  • Ensure schedule and cost related risk is managed and monitored at project level in line with the company's standards and processes
  • Ensure Project Controls processes and procedures are accurate, up to date and followed at project level
  • Liaise with clients and ensure that projects are managed effectively to be delivered in a manner which meets quality, time, and budget specifications

Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications and Personal Attributes:

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant technical or business discipline (or equivalent gained through relevant vocational training and/or industry experience)
  • Minimum eight (8) years of progressive Project Controls experience in Oil, Gas and Chemical industry
  • Advanced working Knowledge of project planning software such as Primavera
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the core tenets of Contracts Management, Commercial Management and Project Management
  • Knowledge and application of earned value and other progress monitoring techniques
  • Knowledge of risk management processes and techniques
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Ability to build exemplary working relationship with project teams and clients with professional service focus
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Effective organization and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Uses initiative and a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

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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