Overview / Responsibilities:
Wood’s Power Solutions business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of Canada’s power generation and power distribution companies.
Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Cost Controller. This is a temporary 6-month assignment with the possibility of becoming permanent. Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, this position is located in Vancouver, BC. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.
Analyzing and forecasting project costs as well as developing, preparing and collecting schedule and cost data for monthly project reports
Reporting project cost status to management for internal reviews, as well as analyzing cost variances and recommending corrective actions
Setting up projects and tracking and analyzing engineering man-hours and associated costs within Wood's proprietary management system.
Reviewing project scope change(s) and preparing change order requests to ensure proper justification, schedule impacts, and adequate budget and funding
Assist with the coordination of resource planning within the business unit; including maintaining and updating associated resource planning system
Coordinate the administration of consultant time, including performing weekly timesheet reconciliation, monthly timesheet uploads and preparation of invoice reconciliation sheet for Accounts Payable processing
Provide timesheet support to the business unit, including troubleshooting issues and completing timesheet corrections as required
Maintain various project lists and assist with the generation and maintenance of various excel files and templates
Assist engineering/project controls with various tasks as required
Skills / Qualifications:
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills is essential
Detail and results oriented with the capacity to successfully manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines
Superior analytical, problem solving, audit and investigation skills
Demonstrated effective communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with multiple internal disciplines and external customers
An interest in a career in project controls, with some knowledge and understanding of basic cost control principles including earned value management
A degree in a relevant discipline is preferred
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com
Diversity Statement (EEO):
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.