Project Controls Analyst

  • Location
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Job type
  • Category
    Professional & executive - Engineering Management

Are you eager to join one of Canada's largest companies in the Oil and Gas Industry? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! Adecco is currently seeking a full-time Project Controls Analyst based in Edmonton, AB. This long-term contract position is with a well-established energy company specializing in the production of synthetic crude from oil sands. As a Project Controls Analyst, you will play a vital role in providing quantity surveying, cost control, change management, forecasting, and reporting services with a strong focus on timeliness and accuracy. If you are a proactive individual who is ready to roll up his sleeves and dig in, take this opportunity and apply now!

  • Location: Edmonton, AB, with travel to Fort McMurray required later in the contract
  • Job type: Full-time; Long-Term contract Here’s why you should apply:  
  • Free access to our Aspire Academy for continuing professional education
  • Hires fast, pays weekly 
  • Vacation Pay paid out on each weekly pay cheque 
  • Working with a leading company in the energy industry
  • One of Alberta’s top 75 employers in 2022 Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, maintain and continuously improve all aspects of Quantity Surveying, Cost Control, trending & forecasting, change management and reporting on the project
  • Work with different stakeholders and contractors to ensure their cost process and systems are set up as per Contract Obligations
  • Work closely with PCM and PC team members to coordinate scheduling, reporting & cost control
  • Raise any deviations to the PC Standards & Procedures and ensure they are signed by the document owner and approver
  • Support Quality Assurance by ensuring process compliance with PC Standards & Procedures and expected behaviors through periodic audits
  • Support Quality Control by completing the PC deliverables with timeliness and accuracy, to meet expected outcomes
  • Manage commitments, actual quantities, costs, and allocations against budget and awarded values
  • Review & validate invoices and payment certificates, application of unit rates and method of measurement, new prices etc
  • Verify and validate incurred & actual costs and develop/maintain the incurred cost forecast (ICF)
  • Perform cost variance and root cause analysis at different levels including the contractor data to ensure proactive decision making
  • Maintain the project contingency and escalation management plans
  • Complete progressive closeout of cost closeout, asset capitalization and benchmarking deliverables
  • Initiate, coordinate, and manage PCNs (in Ecosys and SAP S4) and coordinate with the cost lead at the home office
  • Prepare or coordinate with the estimator and/or scheduler for the preparation of cost & schedule impacts to analyze potential PCNs
  • Coordinate with the PMoC coordinator or project management designate for change management.
  • Understand the project baseline and control budget including scope definition, estimate costs workforce hours, schedule dates and durations and execution strategies to facilitate immediate decisions on project change
  • Alert the Project Controls Manager of potential or real deviations from the control budget as early as possible to enable the development and implementation of mitigation or recovery measures
  • Provide supporting backup and explanations for all identified changes
  • Handle the progressive closeout as project milestones are completed, e.g. POs and NWA. Set up metrics/KPIs and report in CT/MESR. Initiate Asset componentization list and finalize and obtain approval for the Closeout plan
  • Execute the PC Closeout plan, complete and obtain approval for the final Closeout report, and provide benchmarking data as per the plan
  • Support the implementation of Milestone Analysis activities
  • Ensure our contractors understand their obligations and how they will share in the success of the project
  • Ensure our contractors understand their obligations, deliver as per their obligations and elevate issues as they arise
  • Understand how our Capability Building program will lead to more effective progress meetings and higher certainty in project success Requirements and Qualifications: 
  • A post-secondary graduation degree is required
  • Quantity surveyor and Cost skills certification are a must
  • Minimum 8-10 years of Project Controls experience in the oil and gas sector is required, including 3-5 years at site working with contractors
  • Should have excellent computer skills, including MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience in Power BI and analytical tool is required,  EcoSys, and SAP S4 is an added asset
  • EPC and Owner experience is a definite asset
  • Well versed in Quantity surveying of all discipline, checking Material take-offs against actuals / as-builts, apply right contract price codes, validation of unit rate contracts, invoicing and cost control reports submitted by contractor
  • Apply a working knowledge of key project controls concepts, functions, processes, principles, standards, and policies
  • Can identify and resolve common problems and identify impacts of actions, risks, and opportunities by displaying analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Can apply skill to a range of tasks, working without supervision in routine, well-defined situations
  • Good interpersonal, analytical, organizational & communication skills; both written and verbal, and positive teamwork approach with cross-functional partnership and collaboration
  • Collaborate with others to develop competency, pursue learning opportunities, and share knowledge with others
  • Must be legally eligible to work and reside in Canada Don’t miss out on this Project Controls Analyst job opportunity in Edmonton, AB. Apply now and an Adecco recruiter will reach out if you qualify!

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