AECOM Project Controls Intermediate in Joffre, Alberta

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149820BR

Position Title Project Controls Intermediate

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Oil + Gas

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Alberta

City Joffre

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Oil + Gas

We offer extensive global experience in upstream, midstream, downstream, marketing and distribution, and alternative energy segments serving the entire lifecycle of oil and gas company assets. Our expertise in providing the full range of mission-critical services is sought after by private-sector and national/state-owned oil and gas companies.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Controls Intermediateto be based in our Joffre Nova location.

This position will be a fully competent project controls professional. Interpreting documentation, specifications, design drawings to determine material costs. Evaluates scope changes, cost trends, additional work orders and other elements. Monitors hours and costs to determine trends and to assist in forecasting. Preparing final estimate summaries analyzing each section for scope, pricing and completeness. Participating in estimate reviews; preparing costs studies to assist in the selection of economical designs. Reviewing and estimating values for purchasing requirements before forwarding to procurement. Meets with project personnel to establish the plan and document the scope, develop project schedules and or capital cost estimates. Prepares and maintains detailed engineering and construction schedules. Prepares reports to management regarding project scheduling activities and oversees the maintenance of all other essential records and reports. Liaises with project management regarding scheduling activities. Interacts with suppliers and contractors. Ensures the maintenance of all essential documentation

May include the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare cost reports related to incurred costs, earned value, cost performance factor and forecast.

  • May orient, train, assign, and check the work of lower level employees.

  • Analyze cost codes and coding issues, original budget to client codes as well as the current project setup.

  • Together with the Trend Coordinator (where applicable), assist or undertake the implementations, process, tracking, analysis and reconciliation of trends.

  • Maintain and update the cost code mapping within JD Edward system and Prism Control account as well as the Client Cost Code mapping files.

  • Prepare and update Client coding procedure & Guidelines.

  • Review and validate Expense/P-Card/Timesheet/Material Requisition cost codes.

  • Create and produce Client and Internal Cost Reports

  • Maintain, update and validate information within Prism system.

  • Attend and contribute information during team meetings with regards to current/outstanding issues and/or weekly process.

  • Designate for the Cost Control Lead as required.

  • Interface and provide on-going technical support to construction.

  • Communicate cost control details effectively to internal clients.

  • Collaborate with other functions to enhance project success on an as needed basis required by the Cost Controls Lead.

  • Post, review and print off any required information from Homebase which pertains to current tasks, responsibilities and projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree is required.

  • Intermediate Computer Skills: Microsoft Excel and Access, Prism knowledge an asset.

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong computer skills: Excel pivot tables, advanced functions, Macros an asset.

  • Proven proficiency in cost engineering within the industrial construction environment.

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.