Project Controls Analysts

TC Energy - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Reference Code: 58596

Location: Canada (CA) - Calgary, AB
Job Category: Project Services
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program
Application Deadline: 04/14/2020

We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.

Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.

We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.

The opportunity

TC Energy’s Canadian Gas Projects division is seeking two Project Controls Analysts to join our team. Reporting to the Manager, Project Controls, the Project Controls team is responsible for providing detailed capital project cost support to ensure monitoring and controlling of projects’ budgets. This includes trending, variance analysis, forecasting of the project, and tracking of approved changes to ensure monitoring and controlling of the project budget.

In these roles you will report to a Project Controls Lead and work with both third-party contractors and internal clients to support project cost control and forecasting activities for projects ranging from $ 50M to $ 500M. To be successful you will need to demonstrate drive and commitment to achieving business results and leverage your strong customer service skills to align with the needs of the project leadership and the client.

What you’ll do

Forecast project completion costs based on trends, including productivity measurements, labor rate analysis, commitments, management of change, schedule impacts, material cost variance, contract changes, and invoice payments
Perform project audits and reviews, ensuring compliance with standards and processes, and provide feedback to controllers to enhance learning
Assist in the design and development of metrics, reports and analysis to drive key business decisions
Issues requisitions and assists in invoice reviews and payment approvals
Maintain project forecast and cost flow in SAP
Prepare cost reports; ensure variances, incurred, committed, and forecasted costs are properly explained and communicated to the project team
Provide guidance to project team on matters relating to project controls
Develop and maintain Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Maintain trend logs and supporting data
Track use of contingency, management reserve, and approved changes to project budget
Attend and actively participate in engineering and contractor meetings to review schedules, backlogs, etc.
Support the Project Manager by providing financial reporting requirements for bidding, during contract selection and administration of the contracts
Collaborate with Project Manager and team to review data and define construction cost tracking to ensure commitments, schedule requirements, and risk items are accurately represented in the project forecast and linked to the schedule
Perform Final Cost Reconciliation
Identify opportunities for improvement to forecasting and other project cost control methodologies and document as lessons learned
Contribute to and implement TC Energy’s Project Delivery requirements
Work with Supply Chain to ensure all incurred costs are up-to-date and ensure contracts are coded appropriately to the project

Minimum qualifications

Relevant technical diploma or university degree
Minimum four to six years of related experience, preferably on projects of $ 50M to $ 500M
An alternative combination of education and experience may be considered
Results oriented with sound problem-solving skills and an aptitude for attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent analytical skills; must have ability to gather and analyze data to make informed and sound decisions and recommendations as appropriate

Preferred qualifications

Solid working knowledge of project control functions and processes, including planning/scheduling, cost estimating, cost control, change management, financial, and project accounting processes and systems
Knowledgeable and experienced with cost engineering principles and methods including budgeting and forecasting, change management, management systems/procedures, Cost and Work Breakdown Structures, Earned Value Systems and contingency management
Working knowledge of how to recognize and evaluate risks, hazards, losses and their cost impact and how to assess the relationship between cost and schedule data
Strong customer service orientation and ability to build and maintain relationships
An organized self-starter who can work effectively with minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), including ability to deliver presentations and communicate effectively with at various levels of the Project Controls and Project Management organization
Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office suite
Knowledge of SAP Project Systems, or other cost control systems

About our business

Our 92,600-kilometre (57,500-mile) natural gas pipeline network is positioned in two of the most prolific and lowest cost basins in North America – the WCSB and the Appalachian Basin. Our systems are well placed to meet the continent’s growing demand for clean-burning natural gas. We supply more than 25 per cent of the clean-burning natural gas consumed daily across North America.

Apply now!

Apply to this posting by 04/14/2020 using reference code 58596. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

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