Project Controls Lead III

Calgary, AB T2C-5N1

Posted: 04/30/2024 Job Category: Converted Job Number: 180081 Pay Rate: $70.00 - $90.00

Job Description


The Client is Canada's second-largest oil company, involved in extracting oil and gas, refining it into usable products, and selling them through gas stations. They're a major player in Canada's energy sector.

Project Controls Lead (PCL) implements overall project controls direction through application of systems and methods for estimate development, cost control, progress measurement, schedule development / control and management of change.

Provide timely and accurate data and deliverables in support of benchmarking and tool building
Provide overall project cost, schedule, progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise
Provide support to Project Team and Stewards with cost and schedule analysis, reporting, forecasting and budgeting
Development of Project Controls Plan and Management of Change (MOC) Plan
Ensure that the Stewardship process is established and implemented, leading to monthly cost and schedule stewardship reviews
Coordinates and communicates priorities for new and ongoing estimating, planning and cost control activities
Leads preparation and maintenance of the Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS), the Original Control Budget (OCB), Current Control Budget (CCB) and Project Master Schedule, and Budget (Planning & Budgeting (P&B) ), and the overall cost and progress control system
Coordinate the collecting, analyzing, and reporting of project cost and schedule control information, to ensure overall project status is assessed and potential problem areas identified; prepares overall cost and schedule forecasts
Administer and facilitates the Management of Change process
Facilitate Capital Efficiency / Opportunities and Vulnerabilities process
Interface with Controllers regarding AFEs/budgets and invoices and development of Work-In-Place
Participate in bid evaluation process (as required)
Participate in developing Contract Price Budgets and Contract Control Schedules and Milestones
Ensure familiarity of Project Controls team with Contractor payment terms and contract coordination procedures applicable to their scope
Leads preparation for Gates Reviews, Advance Commitment, Full Funding or Supplement activities
- Coordinates development of cost and schedule estimates in preparation of Gate and Check Point/Advance Commitment reviews
- Coordinate development of Estimate Confidence Packages and Estimate Development Plans
Respond to ad hoc requests from Project Management Team (PMT) related to Controls/Reporting
Consortium / Affiliate / Joint Venture presentations
Supports preparation of Close-out Reporting / CA$HD Input
Perform quality assurance at the project level by monitoring and appraising the performance of Contractors in the areas of cost control, progress measurement and schedule control
Responsible for ensuring that proper and effective project control measures are executed by the Contractor; including the Contractor s cost and schedule control organization, plans and procedures
Review and, where appropriate, endorse schedule, progress and cost baselines and forecast prepared by contractors
Review progress measures reported by the Contractor
Review cost and schedule bases of Contractor's Change Proposals / Orders; including progress trends developed by Contractor
Assist site management in developing/reviewing cost and schedule corrective actions and recovery plans, and making sure needed actions/plans are implemented
Manage the Cost and Schedule organization including the Contractor sites and serve as the central link from the Project to the organization
Maintain close liaison with other members of the organization on the Project and the function
Coordinates development of Project Controls Implementation Plan tailored to the specific project
Provide feedback and mentor to project controls engineers and planners in the project
Ensure Functional alignment for support and approval of key deliverables (i.E. Estimate Confidence Package, Estimate Development Plan, etc.)
Drives and promotes capital efficiency on projects being stewarded by the department

Bachelors or Master s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Construction Management
Experience in project controls focused on cost control and schedule control achievements
Supervisory experience required
Certification(s) in the project management discipline from a recognized organization (Primavera, PMI, AACE etc.) preferred
Willing to work overseas in a team environment
Willing to relocate to required project site
Knowledgeable with company project management best practices framework and key work processes
Demonstrated ability to drive creativity, innovation and continuous improvement.
Strong Influencing, Consulting, Mentoring, Analytical, and Computing skills
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
Adaptability to changing priorities
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests


12-18 month contract

5 days a week 40 hours

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $70-90 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

Please Note:

Must have a valid driver s license and current state required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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