Full Time
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted 2 days ago

Job Title: Senior Project Controls Coordinator

Department: Project Controls Department

Reports to: Manager, Project Controls

Location:  Calgary, Alberta

Equinox Engineering Ltd. is a Calgary-based EPCM firm, leader in oil and gas engineering & design projects. Our clients include several of the largest oil & gas producers in Canada and worldwide.


Planning & Scheduling

  • Responsible for the overall planning and scheduling activities on multiple projects, identifying critical paths including critical float path analysis and schedule variance analysis and risk analysis.
  • Capable of developing project plans and schedules based solely on project scope and with minimum direction and input.
  • Creating and maintaining routine schedules on a regular basis.
  • Monitor schedule deviation for assigned disciplines or specialties and advise the PM/PE team for their consideration.
  • Schedule resource loading and project SPI monitoring.
  • Assessing progress measurement and developing/updating progress curves for progress reporting.
  • Conducting recovery plans, contingency planning, and schedule compression techniques.
  • Liaising with Project Management on matters relating to planning and scheduling.
  • Integrating schedules for schedule portfolio management internally or with the client(s).
  • Manage information integration from engineers, subcontractors, owners, and others to create an integrated master schedule.
  • Mentoring and supporting more junior PC staff on planning and scheduling tasks.

Cost Control

  • Work with project management to set goals, objectives, and success factors and analyze project status. 
  • Compile, review, analyze, and present large quantities of data.
  • Prepare complex reports leveraging Equinox’s Project Control system and Excel.
  • Create graphs including Gantt charts, activity network diagrams, time-scaled logic diagrams, and histograms. 
  • Preparation of Earned Value/ Performance Reports.
  • Ideally brings or develops her/his own reporting and analysis tools to supplement current internal tools.
  • Monitor procedures and practices, thinking creatively and strategically to create improvements.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to end users on progress & monitoring tools.
  • Mentoring and supporting more junior PC staff on cost control tasks.
  • May perform other related duties as required.

Key Skills:

  • 5 plus years experience in a EPCM environment.
  • Results oriented individual with the ability to effectively manage simultaneous multiple priorities and timelines.
  • Demonstrated conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, with the proven ability to juggle and reprioritize based on business demands and priorities.
  • Strong communication skills, confident interacting with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form.
  • Excellent team player and collaborator.
  • Ability to identify problems/issues and generates solutions and makes sound decisions using standard procedures.
  • Ability to interact and proactively resolve project control issues; ability to explain practices to employees and obtain their understanding and commitment.
  • Ability to support and interact with peer groups.
  • Ability to analyze information, determines discrepancies, and resolve issues.
  • Must be dependable and ensure that deadlines are maintained.

Education and Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will possess post-secondary Engineering, Finance or Accounting education, preferably related to Engineering or the Oil and Gas Industry. EPCM experience is a MUST HAVE.
  • Expert skills in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel).
  • Expert skills in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.
  • Schedule risk analysis tools and experience (i.e., Monte Carlo analysis) is considered an asset.
  • PC Construction experience is not a requirement but would be considered an asset.
  • Able to monitor and supervise others in the team.
  • AACE or PMP designations would be preferable.

Equinox Success Statement

Equinox delivers focused & experienced premium teams customized with the best technical expertise to align with client culture and requirements to ensure successful projects on a repeatable basis.

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Controls

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