Project Controls Specialist

Calgary, Alberta


* Establishes and maintains definitive project cost control systems in concert to estimates and budgets, payment schedules, risk management reports, forecasting, earned value analysis and documentation for internal and external audits.
* Manages project portfolio budget, schedule and financial modeling inputs.
* Communicates any variance to management.
* Develops project cost control procedures for the FEL Phases.
* Prepares procedures for budget management and forecasting.
* Defines project financial benchmarks for the duration of the project.
* Collects and reports on project and benefit metrics.
* Oversees internal approval process to ensure appropriate approvals on funding requests.
* Facilitates cost risk mitigation and contingency planning process.
* Migrates conceptual project estimates to definitive project control estimate.
* Assures accuracy and timeliness of data collection for cost measurement.
* Implements project documentation and data preservation routines.


  • 7-10 years of experience in an EPC or owner organization7
  • Post-secondary education in engineering, business and/or construction
  • Experience on large capital spend projects
  • Understands advanced aspects of discipline and is viewed as an expert in cost control
  • Applies broad range of competencies to develop solutions to complex problems.
  • Advanced MS Excel experience
  • Often provides specialized/technical/functional guidance to others within department and/or business asset.

About Petroplan

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