Jacobs Int. Project Controls Specialist in Calgary, Alberta

Int. Project Controls Specialist


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine, we primarily serve the oil & gas, refining & petrochemical and chemicals industries providing engineering and construction of some of the world's largest refinery and petrochemical complexes. Our services include execution of major revamps and grassroots projects across petroleum refining, gas processing, liquefied natural gas, and associated offsite and environmental facilities worldwide.

Position Summary:

  • Financial control, reporting, monitoring, and analysis decisions under project manager

  • Provides progress and performance reporting for projects

  • Provides cost control analysis, including trend reports

  • Provides risk assessment and mitigation strategies

  • Provides technical and operational supervision to assigned personnel

  • Frequent contact with project management, project team members, Jacobs management personnel, as well as occasional contacts with client management.

  • Lead Change Management program

  • Piping/mechanical estimating skills are an asset.

  • Post job analysis and creation of client value adds

  • Issues project cost reports including forecast final costs and variances

  • Must have a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct, perform, review and present cost engineering and cost estimating projects with a minimum of supervision.


  • Engineering or construction based degree or diploma

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Project Management and Controls in a construction environment. Note that Major Projects experience is considered an asset but candidates with sustaining capital experience will be given preference.

  • Knowledge of technical cost analysis, and engineering and construction management

  • Knowledge of applicable Jacobs Standards and procedures

  • High degree of IT technical proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Project, Sharepoint)

  • Knowledge of Oracle and Primavera an asset

  • Ability to interpret piping isometrics, structural and equipment drawings is an asset.

  • Knowledgeable in SAP an asset.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Primary Location Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Req ID: ECR000039