Project Controls Engineer - Cost

PUB312832

About this role

About this role

Introduction

Our client, a leading multinational mining company, is seeking qualified candidates for a 12-month contract role located in Toronto, Ontario. This company strives for, promotes and fosters a workplace where everyone feels a sense of belonging, is treated with respect and their opinions are valued. On their team, you’ll have the opportunity to reach your potential and build a rewarding career

Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, provides project management support, construction management support, cost and schedule analysis, reporting, and general project controls support.

  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control problems through various methods such as using industry related technical knowledge, designing innovative short cuts, and reviewing engineering alternatives.
  • Analyzes, evaluates, and forecasts status against an established baseline schedule. Understands the construction methodology and can identify potential issues and impacts and propose corrective actions.
  • Assess the impact(s) of design or construction changes and associated cost growth and/or schedule slippages. Evaluates proposed process improvements, requests for information (RFIs), and differing site conditions for impacts to the project in terms of cost and/or schedule.
  • Estimates quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to validate project estimates, change orders and scope changes through the review of design drawings, sketches, calculations or other information supplied by the engineering or construction company.
  • Understands and applies engineering, procurement and construction terminology, concepts and relationships to the scope of work and ensures adherence to safety and quality standards.
  • Utilizes engineering knowledge and experience to review and process engineering submittals, and track the progress of the same and coordinate submittal and reviews with the project manager, project team members and any other stakeholders as directed by his/her supervisor.
  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to assist in project planning.
  • Based on design reviews, identifies any out of scope changes and documents quantity variances based on material take offs (MTOs) from design documents.
  • Review contractor equipment logs, time sheets, supplier invoices and contracts to check that equipment and personnel are being utilized as specified.
  • Validate the reported progress percentage based on the rules of credit established within the project with the contractors through spot checks of the design documents and/or construction progress.
  • Review contractor schedules for accuracy and alignment with the overall master schedule. Reviews project documents, including design sets, to determine project milestones and sequencing and validate that the construction schedules comply with the project documents.
  • Assist in processing of project change notices and reporting of changes through the Change Management System.
  • Assist in compilation of all weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports for the project.
  • Perform other duties as required

Job Scope

  • Nature of work: Works on moderately complex issues and usually implements solution through individual effort.
  • Level of interaction: Collaborates within the department or work group and has limited interaction with external colleagues.
  • Autonomy/decision making: Works under frequent supervision and has limited latitude to set objectives, priorities and timelines impacting the individual assigned area of work.
  • Budgetary responsibility: Has no budget responsibility.
  • Managerial responsibility: Does not manage people, function, projects or programs.

Requirements

Requirements

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED and at least six (10) years of experience in project controls, OR
  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate Engineering discipline or equivalent experience, and four (4) to six (6) years’ experience in project controls
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Proficiency in Primavera Scheduling programs
  • Experience with Cost and estimating programs
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to multi-task in a high paced project environment
  • Experience with Smelter/Heavy industrial construction projects
  • Reports to the Project Controls Manager

Benefits

Benefits

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Your consultant, Jen Folkes is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:
PUB312832

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Jen Folkes
Brunel Canada - Toronto
j.folkes@brunel.net

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