Cost Controls Specialist

  • Location
    Fort Mcmurray, Alberta
  • Job type
  • Category
    Engineering - Industrial

Adecco warmly extends an enticing invitation for you to ignite your career by becoming a pivotal member of our client's dynamic team in the oil & gas industry as a temporary, full-time Cost Control Specialist in the bustling city of McMurray, AB.

In this role you'll orchestrate and coordinate the critical efforts for cost estimate preparation, overseeing estimations, and ensuring top-notch quality for company-operated and other builder operator estimates, covering all gate and funding milestones. As the Cost Control Specialist, you'll also craft check Estimates and schedules for meticulous comparison with Operated by Others (OBO) Operator-prepared submittals. Moreover, you'll actively engage in estimate and schedule assessments, diligently verifying project cost and schedule foundations. Your expertise will shine as you participate in the Estimating Group's process efficiency enhancements and champion quality assurance review process improvements.

Yet, this is merely the beginning of your journey! This is your golden opportunity to embark on a thrilling expedition filled with purpose and the power to shape the future of our industry. Join our extraordinary team, a trailblazing force driving innovation and setting unparalleled standards of excellence in our field.

Don't let this exhilarating chance slip through your fingers – seize the moment, apply today, and set out on an adventure that promises nothing less than the extraordinary!

•       Location: McMurray, AB

·       Schedule: 21 days on, 21 days off

·       Job Type: Temporary | Full-time | Long Term Contract

Here’s why you should apply:   


•       Hires fast, pays weekly 

•       4% vacation pay paid out on each weekly pay cheque 

•       Free access to our Aspire Academy for continuing professional education 

•       Medical and dental benefits once qualified 

•       Free training programs 

•       New and quicker onboarding process  

•       Generous referral bonuses

Key Responsibilities:

•       Conduct quality assurance reviews for estimates at all Gate and Funding milestones.

•       Generate Check Estimates and Schedules for comparison with Operator-prepared submittals.

•       Maintain change control and cost reports.

•       Collaborate with project estimator, planner, scheduler, and Client’s accounting staff.

•       Compile monthly progress reports.

•       Work closely with client’s project manager and team leads for accounting reporting requirements.

•       Assist in analyzing and planning staffing needs for Cost and Schedule Development (C&SD) Estimate / Schedule.

•       Provide input for personnel performance appraisals.

•       Support Area Supervisors with weekly Status Report updates and project status summaries.

•       Promote effective communication, teamwork, and alignment among Cost & Schedule

•       Development personnel.

•       Participate in capital efficiency improvement initiatives.

Key Requirements:

·       Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

·       Minimum ten years of experience in a closely related position within mining and oil & gas projects.

·       Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent professional experience.

·       Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

·       Advanced proficiency in Cost Estimating, Project Planning, and Project Controls.

·       Advanced proficiency with SAP and Primavera software.

·       Strong influencing, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills.

·       Adaptability to changing priorities.

·       Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

·       Ability to organize, plan, control, coordinate, and effectively manage cross-functional activities.

Are you interested in this Cost Control Specialist position in Fort McMurray? Don't wait any longer, send us your application! Our dynamic recruiting team is ready to welcome you and support you on the path to success!

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Reference number CA_EN_1_026699_2160536

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