Site Project Controls Manager - Mary River

Location: Mississauga Ontario Posted Date: July 1, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 1753144306 Careermine Job Id: 1845368
Requisition ID: 30426

Job Category:Mining; Project Controls

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

The Site Project Controls Manager is responsible for the delivery of Project Controls on site; including Cost Management, Planning and Scheduling, EPCM Control, Project Accounting, Trend and Change Management, Progress Measurement and Evaluation and Project Reporting. They are responsible for ensuring all site Project Controls practices are delivered to meet the requirements of the Project Head Office Project Controls team.

Managing the site Project Control resources allocated to the project by leading and directing sub-ordinates so that they are motivated and have access to the required resources in order to meet the work objectives set for them. Manage and mentor site Project Controls team to ensure that staff has an understanding of what is expected of them and has the necessary skills to execute the requirements. Identification training and development requirements for staff and ensure skills development takes place. The Site Project Controls Manager assures Hatch procedures and best practices are applied to the project, as appropriate, and recommends changes where required.

Key Responsibilities:

Safety

  • A strong personal commitment to safety
  • Personal responsibility for safety incident reporting
  • Behavioral-based safety ethos to be embraced
  • Personal responsibility for stopping any unsafe behavior as and when it occurs, and thereafter reporting the safety incident so that corrective action may be obtained
  • Familiarization with Hatch safety processes, protocols and procedures.

Project controls set-up

  • Attend site project kick-off meeting
  • FEL4 site EPCM estimate verification
  • Set up site project cost and schedule baselines

Project coding, project control systems set-up and reporting verification

  • Using: (1) FEL3 report (2) Prime contract (accepted proposal) (3) Set-up checklist and (4) FEL3 tollgate guidelines, conduct project controls systems kick-off meeting and start set-up

Identify site project controls systems requirements

  • Using: (1) EPCM services hours (2) Project schedule (3) Project systems requirements (estimating, scheduling, cost, EPCM etc), assist with set-up of project controls systems
  • Using CBS (Commodity Breakdown Structure) - ex Estimator - confirm project coding and distribute to site team
  • Populate control systems with project coding
  • Test systems, verify reporting format and layout and confirm data

Definitive capital cost estimating

  • Review and approve the definitive capital cost estimate plan (as developed by the Estimator) relating to the site input to the definitive estimate
  • Using confirmed prime contract scope, Owner's cost, staffing plan and definitive cost estimate; analyze site EPCM performance and prepare detailed forecast of remaining work

Project progress and performance measurement

  • Obtain all site input data, i.e. construction: staffing plan, commissioning: staffing plan, procurement: staffing plan and package register, engineering: staffing plan, facilities description, EWPs, deliverables list, project management: staffing plan and PEP (Project Execution Plan)
  • Project site progress measurement and earned value
  • Site KPI monitoring and reporting

EPCM services progress and performance measurement

  • Confirm Level 3 baseline schedule and release final time charge codes for site based staff

Construction progress and performance measurement

  • Confirm project coding and distribute to site team

Project progress measurement and earned value

  • Review site progress measurement and earned value reports, produced by Site Cost Controller and issue. Evaluate site progress and provide write-up for site monthly progress report

Project trend and change management

  • Implementation of the project trend management processes for the scope of work under the control of the site organization and input as required to the project head office trend management process
  • Implementation of the change management processes for the scope of work under the control of the site organization and input as required to the project head office change management process

Project KPI monitoring and reporting

  • Using project drivers and KPIs and client requirement specifications (ex Project Manager), measure, monitor and report Site KPIs and issue to Project Manager to implement improvement processes, as necessary

Project periodic status reports

  • Confirm periodic status reporting requirements, content, format and issue date
  • Using trend/ PCN register, EPCM progress report, schedule and updated budget, commitment, forecast, payment and cost statements; evaluate site progress and provide write-up for monthly progress report


Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering or other relevant discipline or substituted project experience
  • Five years relevant post graduate experience in managerial position and a minimum of ten years experience in a project environment with detailed knowledge of estimating, cost control, planning and quantity surveying
  • Experience in high valued, multi-discipline EPCM environment projects from inception to close out


Knowledge in the following disciplines:

  • Estimating: Understanding on the fundamentals of estimating and the ability to review total Project and Change Notice estimates to ensure accuracy of estimated costs for the scope of work at hand
  • Cost Control: Ability to understand composite project budgets, forecasting final costs and the control of the budget, i.e. commitment and actuals. Full management of project trends and changes to determine legitimacy and estimated impact to project schedule and budget. Management of the usage of project allowances, i.e. contingency, escalation and Forex. Cash-flow monitoring
  • Planning and Scheduling: Ability to read and understand Project Schedules to ensure a true reflection of the Project progress and forecasted dates. Ability to verify impact of Project Changes to Project Schedule
  • Quantity Surveying: Knowledge of quantity surveying principals and standard systems of measurement. Ability to verify progress payments, final invoices, escalation and Forex calculations
  • General construction knowledge together with the understanding on the fundamentals of engineering models and construction drawings


Preferred

  • Post graduate qualifications in management or other professional certification
  • Experience in the establishment of reporting standards, formats and frequency
  • Experience in the, consolidated preparation, collation and presentation of project, financial and other reports
  • Knowledge of EPCM principals, and the ability to interpret and verify incentive agreements
  • Possesses strong personal computer skills (MS Office package)
  • Ability to work under pressure and a key factor is that the incumbent is deliverables driven
  • Interpersonal skills, especially the ability to deal with people, staff and stakeholders at different level of seniority
  • Broad business acumen including risk assessment and management
  • Well developed communication and presentation skills
  • Conflict management skills
  • Facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Report writing skills


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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