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Jacobs Junior Project Controls Professional in Burnaby, British Columbia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. 

As a Project Controls Professional in our Burnaby office you’ll be responsible for managing cost on a portfolio of engineering projects. You will have the chance to work on project teams using your expertise in WBS setup, forecasting, , invoicing, change management, cost management, project cost analysis, project earn value measurement tracking, risk management, proposals/pricing, cashflow, reporting and financial forecasting. We are looking for an individual that is proactive, can meet deadlines and has strong problem solving and data analysis skills.

Join us and we will assist in continuing the development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.

You’ll be working mainly from home (unless you prefer coming into the office), with the expectation to travel for client /site meetings and occasional team meetings.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, project management, project accounting or related technical field preferred however experience in lieu of degree is acceptable.

  • 2-5 years of project cost controls experience

  • Understanding of engineering project delivery processes. Applying the principles of project control to the development of cost control work processes. Experience working on various projects to include coordinating and executing project issues

  • Demonstrating effective leadership in the execution of cost control activities on projects.

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex cost information to varied audiences including engineering, project/construction management, and project teams.

  • Ability to write accurate and meaningful project status reports. Advanced Excel skills.

  • Experience with cost management systems a plus (ecosys, prism, cobra, etc) is a plus

  • Experience with scheduling software a plus (MS Project, P6)



At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.