AECOM Area Project Controls Lead in Calgary, Alberta
Business Line Support/Cross Services
Position Title Area Project Controls Lead
Canada - Alberta
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Project Controls Lead for immediate employment in the Calgary, AB office. The appropriately qualified candidate will work collaboratively as part of a multi-skilled, talented team, to achieve the defined Corporate and Regional goals for Project Controls. This individual should have demonstrated solid technical competency, both internal and client facing, and a high level of skill to analyze and solve complex problems as they support program and project management and project controls, which includes such functions as planning and scheduling, budgeting, change and claims management, expenditure tracking, project progress, development and deployment of Earned Value methodology, and cost and revenue forecasting (both internal and client facing).
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Support business development and project teams, primarily in the pursuit, planning, and execution phases of projects, including defining project controls staffing requirements as well as providing specialized training as needed to support the needs of AECOM project teams
Support hands-on project controls work on more complex and challenging projects within the region, to include in-process projects, kick-off of projects as longer term resources are identified, and other project work as required
Support the project controls function in support of large design projects, working with existing project support staff to assess capabilities, assign roles and responsibilities, and deploy uniform procedures and practices, primarily for the internal management and controls of AECOM projects
Support current business and project leadership or act as the lead for scope change control, change management, claims management and overall commercial management of complex major projects
Work with current project managers, project controls staff, and business unit leaders to articulate the role of project controls across the enterprise, and identify potential opportunities for improvement or additional support
Assist in initiatives to include: standardization of processes and tools; participate in the deployment and evolution of standard AECOM solutions; support the networking with AECOM project controls community to share knowledge and resources across the corporation; support development of project controls best practices within AECOM, potentially working with a vast group of stakeholders
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
10+ years relevant experience
High level of understanding of project controls tools, techniques and practices, demonstrated experience in managing complex projects and meeting delivery requirements
High level understanding of commercial and contractual matters
Experience with startup of large design projects (in excess of $100 million in construction value) involving multiple design offices as well as a large multi-discipline teams and teams of external sub-consultants
Experience with scope change management, claims management and overall commercial management of complex projects
Experienced with all stages of project management methodology and system implementations
Experience using industry standard project controls software and cost accounting and earned value packages
Ability to execute duties with a focus on continuous improvement, both within the project controls community and AECOM operations
Strong oral and written communication skills, possess interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships, and have demonstrated business acumen
Ability to travel domestically, as required
A valid driver's license is required
Advanced Excel / VBL capabilities
AACEi CCP/EVP certification an asset
PMP Certification an asset
Scheduling with MS Projects and Primavera P6
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.
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Job Category Engineering - Project / Program / Management
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 190333BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.