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WSP Canada

Project Controls Specialist

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is seeking a dedicated Project Controls Specialist to oversee project timelines and deliverables on one of our Port Hope projects. As a member of the Remediation group, you'll have the opportunity to apply your education and experience on complex projects. Your role will involve managing multiple priorities, meeting tight deadlines, and ensuring high-quality deliverables. Additionally, you'll gain knowledge through mentorship and skills development, with the potential for professional growth and a PMP designation.

This opportunity is to join the WSP team responsible for the execution and construction of the Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI). The PHAI represents the federal government's response to the community-requested solution for the cleanup and local, long-term, safe management of historic low-level radioactive waste in the municipalities of Port Hope & Clarington.

Please note we will consider candidates based in various locations throughout Canada, but this opportunity is based on-site at the project site in Port Hope, Ontario

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAreWSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • You will collaborate with the project team, including the WSP team, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • You will work daily with Primavera P6 to prepare engineering and procurement schedules for major projects.
  • You will plan sequence of operations, develop the baselines to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet completion deadlines, perform labour forecasting and levelling, identify the critical path, revise schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
  • You will coordinate and update schedules with actual progress and forecast remaining durations, project milestones, and completion dates.
  • You will develop and implement earned value systems that accurately measure project progress and performance.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • University Degree/Diploma in Engineering, Construction Management or Business Administration, Finance or a combination of education and industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Planning / Scheduling role supporting major projects using Primavera P6
  • Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change;
  • Ability to multi-task, work on several projects or tasks at once, manage time, organize, and set priorities;
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and Outlook. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and/or MS Project skills is an asset;
  • Must be eligible for CNL Reliability Stauts security clearance ( individual must have 3 full years of verifiable history in Canada, USA, UK, New Zealand and/or Australia ).

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP:

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-13

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