AECOM Project Controls Technician in Burnaby, British Columbia

Business Line Program Management

Position Title Project Controls Technician

Canada - British Columbia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Controls Technician for immediate employment in the Burnaby or Kelowna office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Project Controls.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Assisting Project Manager and Senior Project Controller in:

  • Maintaining the AECOM project financial system (uploading change orders, opening and closing projects, compiling monthly EAC)

  • Assisting in the development of project WBS

  • Setting up and administering project cost control, including monitor, collect and analyses actual costs, commitments and accruals. Identify cost trends and reports analysis to project management and clients and maintain project key performance indicators. Develop reports to clients, including but not limited to progress and financial reports

  • Developing and maintaining project variance and earned value reporting and highlighting exceptions to the project manager

  • Evaluate tasks progress against project schedule and budget. Evaluate project performance and identify areas of concern

  • Compiling monthly invoices and following up with client AP for approval and payment

  • Assisting the Project Manager with developing Estimate to Complete costs and revenues.

  • Assist Project Managers and in the overall project management of a range of large and small water and wastewater engineering projects from start to finish

  • Assist in the identification of change conditions and the development of Change Order requests documents and estimates

  • Manage subcontractor’s involvement in the projects. Coordinate contracts, budgets, commitments, expenditures, invoices and performance

  • Performing ad-hoc project analysis as required by the Project Manager

  • Develop and maintain project schedules

  • General project coordination, logistics and administration

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant Post-Secondary education in, Engineering, Technology, Business Administration or Project Management

  • 3+ years of experience

  • Ability to interpret and explain basic project financial information

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Superb interpersonal communication skills, as this role requires continuous interaction with team leaders and client’s management

  • Be able to demonstrate an interest and aptitude in supporting a large group of Project Managers with implementing financial and project controls within AECOM’s proprietary Project Management systems.

  • Strong organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Progress towards a PMP designation would be an asset.

  • Working knowledge of ProjectWise, SharePoint or similar document control software considered an advantage.

  • Experience working with Project Management software or major ERP software (i.e. ORACLE, SAP or JD Edwards) is considered an asset.

  • Experience working in a project environment

  • Working knowledge of MS Project

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 162620BR