Project Controls and Scheduling Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


Canada - Ontario, Mississauga

Job Summary

The Program and Project Management (PPM) Group of AECOM is actively seeking a pragmatic, highly talented and experienced Project Manager, Project Controls and Claims for immediate employment in the office located in GTA, ON.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, PPM, Canada is currently seeking a Project Manager Specializing in Project Controls, scheduling and Construction/Design Claims.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Lead/Manage a team of schedulers and project controllers with various task orders within the company

  • Leads the effort in the areas of project controls, scheduling, scheduling analysis, earned value management, and construction activities in support of projects

  • Providing guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control problems. May interface with management and clients, attend regular meetings, and give statistical reports.

  • Analyzing, evaluating, and forecasting current status against an established baseline schedule and budget. Reporting status of schedule and budget to appropriate project management team as well and Management team on the client side.

  • Analyzing, evaluating, and forecasting project costs and performance using earned value management system (EVMS) data. Understanding and ability to produce cost and schedule variance, SPI, CPI, etc. Assessing the impact(s) of design/construction/commissioning-startup, and transition to operations changes and schedule slippages.

  • Communicating, interfacing, and coordinating with project team, finance personnel, project managers, accounts payable personnel, accounts receivable personnel, contracts personnel, Audit Agencies, human resources, management, and other professional staff in a professional and cooperative manner.

  • Presenting conclusions and making recommendations by analyzing facts and conditions, and making recommendations for corrections or improvements.

  • Understanding and applying the provisions and terms and conditions of contracts, government regulation requirements, and ensuring compliance with various client policies and procedures.

  • Customizing project control systems and reports to meet specific project requirements.

  • Accumulating and accessing historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.

  • Performing other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

  • Claims avoidance i.e. identification of potential claims, intake, evaluation, strategy, documentation, monitoring, mitigation, resolution, and litigation support.

  • Drafting task orders for AECOM’s claims consultants contracts;

  • Assisting the Contracting Officer with requests for a final written determination; and providing litigation support.

Minimum Requirements

Post-secondary education in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, Business Accounting, or Finance (or equivalent.)

As a minimum to be considered, candidates must have no less that 8 years of experience in project control cost estimating, critical path method (CPM) scheduling and analysis, cost phasing and control, and EVMS metric analysis.

Knowledge of time impact analysis methods and techniques.

Working knowledge of industry standard tools such as Primavera P6, and MS Office software (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint et c.)

Knowledge and experience in project contract administration for various various types of contracts (eg. firm-fixed price, fixed-price with economic price adjustment, cost reimbursement, cost sharing, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-award-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and time and material), change control, and document control on projects with high degrees of complexity and multiple interfaces, ideally design, construction and engineering projects is desired.

Strong written and verbal communications skills are required to prepare specialized program reports and presentations for management.


Preferred Qualifications

4-year degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, Business Accounting, or Finance (or equivalent) preferred.

PMP Project Management Professional Designation an asset.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 236025BR

Additional Locations CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.