Intermediate Project Controller

GeoSpectrum Technologies - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc., (GTI) specializes in underwater acoustic transducers and systems and has been recognized as a leading provider of specialized surveillance software for a variety of applications including military sonar (multistatic-active, passive, mine hunting), marine mammal monitoring, and ocean observation. GTI’s ability to provide integrated, end-to-end sonar systems and winch and handling systems sets us apart from the rest.

Our Project Management Team is looking for a dynamic and energetic person who excels in a team environment within the project management field. This person will have solid people skills and is comfortable working with diverse internal and external organizations such as managers, engineers, technologists, as well as national and international clients. As a self-starter, this person shall be expected to exercise initiative, frequently unsupervised, towards the overall goals of the project. Our team is looking for a good communicator with both written and oral skills and comfortable giving presentations to the project stakeholder team. Finally, the successful candidate must be flexible and adaptable in both a challenging and changing environment, frequently under tight deadlines.


Specialize in underwater acoustic transducers and systems
Consult on the integration and testing of acoustic systems
Design and manufacture hydrophones and sound projectors
Simulate real world sonar experience with advanced tooling
Provide project oversight to include all planning, initiation, execution, progress and closing activities
Focal point for all communications to all project stakeholders with project progress
Supports clients in achieving the products and services articulated in the procurement order
Constantly adapt to meet changing requirements for clients
Identify all unforeseen events and risks, and present risk mitigation strategies/solutions to all stakeholders while preserving budgetary, schedule, and quality requirements


Create, monitor and analyze Level 1-3 schedules and key project milestones in sustaining the company’s Major Program Management Team with particular emphasis on critical path leading from engineering to procurement to manufacturing.
Lead and participate in interactive planning sessions to review and adjust preliminary schedules for formal issuance.
Regularly interface with engineering disciplines, project management staff and clients to define work scope, gather accurate engineering and project management data to update progress and provide reporting on the schedule for all project phases.
Produce and analyze manpower and resource loading schedules, and prepare histograms and other charts as required.
Participate in the analysis and mitigation plans of project risks and update reports.
Perform in-depth what-if scenario analysis as required
Perform logic analysis of schedules
Earned value management (EVM) reporting
Support estimate and budget development
Perform ad-hoc project analysis and support
Manage databases and generate reports
Perform other duties as assigned


A recognized degree in Engineering, Business or Program Management, technical school diploma or equivalent work experience such as Military Program Management
Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in construction, engineering and/or production industries as a project scheduler
Solid understanding of project cost control fundamentals with analytic skills and experience in technical data analysis, modeling and budgeting methodologies
Proficient in Microsoft Project and Excel
Ability to analyze and interpret complex data
Strong oral and written communication skills
Quality-focused with a strong attention to detail while being able to maintain a “whole project” perspective
Ability to adapt and work effectively within a dynamic team setting and also provide leadership when required

GTI offers competitive salary and benefits, and a comfortable, flexible work environment within a highly skilled team. If you enjoy tasks that require a methodical approach, attention to detail, and critical analysis; then this may be the right opportunity for you!

GTI is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups you are encouraged to self-identify on either your application form, covering letter or resume.

All candidates must be eligible to apply for, and maintain Canadian security clearance


If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send both your resume and a covering letter to

While we sincerely thank all applicants for applying, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.