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Cost Controller

R-054435
  1. Ottawa
  1. Transportation

Cost Controller

Why join us?                      

TransitNEXT is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin. As the sole proponent in the TransitNEXT team, SNC-Lavalin is awarded the design, build, finance and maintenance of the new extension, and will also assume responsibility for the long-term maintenance of the existing Trillium Line.

Join TransitNEXT and become part of The Trillium Line Extension project, expanding and enhancing transit services in Ottawa.

As part of the Trillium project based in Ottawa, we are looking for a qualified Cost Controller to join our Team.  The incumbent’s primary role will be to capture and provide a realistic picture of project’s costs, monitor the progress and forecast cost to go. Another responsibility is to support project delivery managers and procurement to undertake their scope. Strong interpersonal skills and collaboration with management team and key stakeholders is a must for this position.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Ensure actual costs are representative of the value of the work done, which also includes working closely with construction, procurement and finance to capture the accruals.

  • Ensure progress of different scopes of work is captured and reported to enable monitoring of the project performance via the Earned Value System.

  • Maintain budgets to reflect scope changes and also changes to execution strategy; support the change management process

  • Contribute to Major Reforecasting exercise on a periodic basis.

  • Develop performance KPI’s in collaboration with delivery managers and report on a regular basis

  • Establish and produce weekly and monthly progress and performance reports, recording variances to planned values and recommending corrective actions

  • Identify and report value engineering and cost reduction opportunities

What will you contribute?

  • Engineering degree in a related field, preferably civil engineering

  • Strong overall knowledge of project controls and Earned Value Management principles

  • 2-7 years of experience with top-tier construction / engineering companies in rail and transit sector in field engineering and / or project controls

  • Experience with one or more top-tier ERP systems (JD Edwards, Oracle, SAP, Prism, etc.,)

  • Large project experience (> $500M), preferably EPC or Design & Build type projects

  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Fluent in English, second language (French or Spanish) an asset

  • Certified CCP, EVM, PSP from AACEI as asset

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits

  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes

  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);

  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 3 weeks of vacation time

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities

You wish to leverage your experience and contribute to this position? Apply now!

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com

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