Company: Wood
Skills: Project Controls
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's Power Solutions business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of Canada's power generation and power distribution companies.

Wood currently has an exciting 12-month assignment, with the possibility of extension, for a Project Controller/ Coordinator, Junior/ Intermediate. Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, this position is located in Vancouver, BC. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assisting with analyzing and forecasting project costs; project planning as well as developing, preparing, collecting and analyzing schedule and cost data to support project management and decision making
  • Undertaking monthly project progressions, reporting project cost and schedule status to management as well as analyzing cost variances and recommending corrective actions for capital projects
  • Setting up and maintaining project Work Breakdown Structures, activities and milestone data in enterprise systems
  • Reviewing and processing contractor, vendor, and consultant invoices for payment including support to monthly accrual cycle
  • Supporting delivery teams with the ordering, tracking and coordination of project materials required to meet project and construction schedule requirements
  • Supporting project and contract financial close-out
  • Performing project administrative services such as project document control and other support tasks and duties to support project delivery as required
  • Gather and validate project data and update associated score cards
  • Support program/project manager with preparation of weekly/monthly project reports and presentations, as appropriate


Skills / Qualifications

  • A degree from a recognized university in engineering or a recognized business program is preferred
  • Solid organization, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment including client liaison
  • Detail and results oriented with the capacity to successfully manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines
  • 1 to 5 years of progressive cost control, project coordinator or project services experience, preferably in an engineering or construction environment, including a familiarity with planning, scheduling, project reporting as well as procurement/contract, material management/coordination, construction management and document control
  • Proven ability to work at an advanced level with all Microsoft Office applications, with major strengths in Excel in particular
  • A demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in project management and project controls techniques and principles;
  • Knowledge and experience with Enterprise Systems such as SAP or Oracle is desirable


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 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

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  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.