Project Controls Specialist

Ledcor Group of Companies   •  

Vancouver, BC

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 161 days ago

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Job Summary
Reporting to the Scheduling Lead, the Project Controls Specialist performs reporting, scheduling and provides technical and/or management support to operations for a progress monitoring tool.


  • Prepare complex reports in Excel for internal and external distribution
  • Evaluate actual construction progress and provides regular schedule updates and Look-ahead schedules on a weekly basis
  • Compile, review, analyze, and present large quantities of data via the progress monitoring tool
  • Facilitates the tracking of project milestones and financialdeadlines; assistance with the creation of the project schedule; inputs and updates schedule throughout the project
  • Responsible for the administration and technical support for various in-house database applications
  • Provide support for forecasting in order to ensure most current Earned Value information is built into consolidated forecasts
  • Provide support for estimating cost and calculating labor hours required to complete the project
  • Influence method and format of tables, charts and reports.
  • Continuously improve project administrative processes and procedures to enhance efficiencies for the projects.
  • Monitor procedures and practices, thinking creatively and strategically to create improvements
  • Provide subject matter expertise to end users on the progress monitoring tool
  • May perform other related duties as required


  • Degree in Engineering, Business or Finance
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience with engineering and construction based cost and scheduling systems (Productivity, performance measurement, progress tracking, etc.)
  • Ability to understand terminology and processes in project controls and extract relevant information
  • 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 knowledge of MS Office, including the ability to manipulate large amounts of data and perform complex functions within Excel
  • Intermediate knowledge of Primavera P6 and resource loading
  • Strong communication skills, confident interacting with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form
  • Knowledge of main construction office processes
  • Capable of responding to project stakeholder requests in typical situations and understands client needs and works to meet those needs by offering assistance and advice on standard practical issues.
  • Ability to identify problems/issues and generates solutions and makes sound decisions using standard procedures.
  • Capable of probing and listening carefully, presents information clearly in an appropriate style and persuades others in straightforward situations.
  • Willingness to contribute actively in team activities, sharing experiences and ideas.