Project Controls Specialist

Aecon Group - Kincardine, ON (30+ days ago)

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Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Project Control Specialist will be responsible in providing project control support to ongoing projects and supporting the company's estimating and construction teams to ensure that the company's project control system is properly implemented and utilized.
Key Responsibilities
Overall responsibility for compliance of assigned projects with project controls standards - both from applicable contract documents and from Aecon project controls policies/guidelines.
Participate in developing, establishing and maintaining the company's project cost /control systems.
Participate in proposal and estimating efforts to ensure continuity between project estimates and project baseline
Produce or oversee production of a detailed, resource-loaded schedule in P6
Assist the project team in converting project bids to setting up the complete, accurate project baseline (budget, schedule), in the company's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (SAP, P6).
Set up project accounting systems (cost codes, job cost processing procedures, project rules of credit) in
Review the project contract and ensure that all the contract conditions (invoicing, reporting, change management, etc.) are applied and fulfilled for project set-up, project tracking and reporting, and project closeout
Monitor the project performance and ensure that all the project control system is properly implemented.
Generate all required project status reports for internal management and for the customer, including the overall project Dashboard, project performance report (Earned Value, SPI, CPI, etc),
Train the project team on how to implement the change management procedures.
Responsible to establlsh a change management system in compliance with contract conditions and Aecon's procedures; monitor and enforce the change management system for assigned projects
Responsible to communicate, train and generally ensure full understanding by project staff of project controls processes and their applicable responsibilities
Review and analyze the project control reports (i.e. progress and productivity) with the project control leads and project team, and suggest corrective actions to maintain reasonable (around 1-PF) performance/productivity.
Review and analyze the project scheduling and cost reports and suggest corrective actions to maintain the project within anticipated cost and schedule.
Prepare and update project cash flows.
Supervise and mentor junior project control specialists.
Required Knowledge & Skills
Participate in customer and internal management project status reporting meetings
AS required, produce custom reports from SAP/PS per request of customer or internal management
Provide input on an ongoing basis for improvements/modifications to Aecon's project controls policy & guidelines
Maintain continuous contact with Aecon's corporate project controls group through regular reporting and acceptance of input and directives
Conduct training of business unit staff, including Project Managers, Project Coordinators , Project Engineers, Superintendents, etc., including generation and delivery of training material

Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information. Those with a valid Bruce Power security clearance are strongly preferred.