AECOM Project Controls Lead Planner/Scheduler in Thornhill, Ontario
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Lead Scheduler Planner managing multiple project integrated schedules using P6.
Conduct review sessions on project status with project management and/or client and highlight adverse schedule and cost variances for corrective actions
Lead in the development of all reports set forth in the client business requirements as well as indicated in the corporate reporting procedures
Review, approve and submit Trend logs to the Client
Review forecast hours at completion by discipline.
Review weekly coordination of data. (Cost/Schedule/Trends/Progress)
Ensure that all Project Controls activities are in accordance with set Project Procedures and Job Instructions. Includes preparation of schedules, cost reports, cash flow and variance analysis
Review and provide feedback on miscellaneous project reports.
Provide design and construction teams with forward looking mitigation plans and data
Verify integrity of Earned Value Management System.
Prepare and/or review contract change notices.
Knowledgeable of planning and scheduling concepts and principles including effects on financial performance.
Familiar with data sources and supports basic schedule development.
Supports analysis of schedule, identifies and investigates project schedule variances.
Collects and updates data and updates and produces scheduling reports.
Assists in the development and maintenance of WBS and support activities to implement applicable coding. Supports basic schedule development.
Supports gathering and assembling data for schedule updating.
Supports measurement of project schedule progress and gathers and assembles data for schedule and network updating.
Gathers data for schedule baseline development and maintenance.
Familiar with engineering work flows and basis construction methodology
Understands CPM scheduling concepts and principles and able to develop basic engineering, procurement and construction logic.
Bachelor degree in Business, Finance, Science or a related field
4+ Years of experience in a related field.
Coordinate with and respond to queries from internal and external clients
Attend team meetings to provide assistance in resolving issues, review progress reports and ensure assignment of new tasks.
Analyze and provide input to technical and performance criteria on Project Controls systems to the Project Controls Functional leadership.
Working in Teams
Provide recommendations and guidance to other Functional groups with regards to processes, monitoring and system requirements.
Provide input for various Business Line reporting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Primavera P6 – Advanced Level
Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
Cost Engineering Software (e.g. Prism, Ecosys, ePM)
Acumen Fuse / Risk
Monte Carlo Simulation (e.g. @Risk, Crystal ball)
Education and Experience:
a) Formal Education:
Minimum of College Diploma/Certification required
University education with applicable further development in Project Management would be preferred.
b) Professional Designation:
Professional designation preferred.
Project Management Professional (PMP) or AACE Certification preferred.
Degree in Engineering, Economics, Business preferred.
Minimum of 5 - 8 years’ experience required.
Experience in Design-Build and Progressive Delivery
Construction, and Engineering, Transportation experience preferred.
Works with company financial systems and processes.
Develops proficiency in the use of company cornerstone systems and provides cost data in formats necessary to control the project.
Understands financial terminology and measures and recognizes the financial impact of various project actions.
Assists in analyzing and using financial data to identify key project issues.
Able to use drawings and specifications in the establishment of project baseline data
Develops knowledge of accounting principles.
Assists in assembling data for trending and forecasting.
Prepares analysis of progress trends and cost impact. May participate in reviewing and approving contractor invoices.
Has knowledge of earned value methodology.
Collects and analyzes data on manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations.
Collects and analyzes data for tracking actual cost to funding limitations.
Assists in tracking purchase orders and subcontract commitments and expenditures.
Possesses the knowledge of scope control and change management.
Assists with the creation of baseline budgets.
Exposure to scheduling process concepts and principles.
Exposure to performance management and cost/schedule integration concepts and principles.
Supports the project reporting process as required.
Participates in project cost review meetings.
Gathers data for procedure development.
•Offered rate of compensation in Markham ON will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $67,000.00- $110,000.00.
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Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity
You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Business Line: Geography OH
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Canada
Career Area: Program & Project Management
Work Location Model: Hybrid