Stantec Senior Project Controls Specialist in Berkley, Michigan

We’re in the business of limitless potential. From iconic designs to monumental ground breakings, we believe the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our project management business, and technical experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives. Our award-winning team has managed thousands of projects across all sectors — hospitals, airports, and entire university campuses; infrastructure like mass transit and water-treatment facilities; and energy and resource assignments, from mines to wind farms.

Join an award-winning team of program and project management specialists that are passionate to bring transformational project solutions to life.

Your Opportunity

As a Senior Project Controls Specialist you will support the US Water program and project management activities. You will apply your technical skills in cost controls, schedule management, communications, and problem solving in a fast-paced, professional, design and construction environment under the guidance of lead project controls staff.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage, update, and monitor individual project schedules, progress reports and integrated overall master program schedule in conjunction with project team members

  • Develop, manage and monitor controlling program and project specific budgets, cash flow projections, and forecasts

  • Work with schedulers for design consultants, construction contractors, client staff, and program and project management team members to obtain the latest schedules in the appropriate program format for each phase (planning, design, bid/award, construction, start-up) and task (including land acquisition, permits, and environmental) and incorporate required content into schedule updates

  • Support, document, and track change management processes for potential adjustments to scope, schedule, or budget

  • Interface and maintain liaison with program and project management, stakeholders, client, contractors, and other consultants on all project controls related activities

  • Establish and maintain an integrated key performance metrics (KPIs)

  • Ensure project control processes are in place to analyze project performance including change control, project updating, and reporting

  • Monitor project progress with regards scope, time and costs and provide corrective solutions if deviations occur

  • Document and communicate variance and trend analyses according to the change control process

  • Display understanding of the role of performance measurement to produce a record of past performance, identify trends and forecast future performance in a manner that informs and drives management intervention

  • Develop project and program reporting processes and execute appropriate reporting cycles

  • Utilize a single source of truth repository for project data and dashboard reporting

  • Facilitate all change control meetings as well as project controls meetings

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Understand project control concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others

  • Recognize when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions

  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought

  • Proficient in Primavera P6 software including ability to review and manage cost-loaded and resource-loaded schedules

  • Experience with Microsoft Project and the ability to convert mpp files to P6 files

  • Experience with e-Builder software is desirable

  • Experience with Acumen Fuse & Risk Analysis software is desirable

  • Experience analyzing construction contractor baseline and monthly update schedules

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and other normal business applications

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to concurrently manage multiple assignments and quickly adapt to new priorities

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Business or related field.

8 years of experience developing and maintaining resource-loaded and cost loaded schedules, critical path method project schedules for complex capital construction projects and managing contract management information.

15 years of experience preferred.

Professional Scheduler certification from PMI or AACE is desirable.

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification highly desired.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Project Controls Professional

Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Broomfield

Other Locations: United States-Michigan, United States-Ohio-Cincinnati, United States-Michigan-Ann Arbor, United States-Michigan-Berkley, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Michigan-Farmington Hills, United States-Oregon-Portland

Organization: BC-2292 Programs & Business Solutions-Programs-US

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Oct 11, 2018, 10:45:23 AM

Req ID: 1800020S