Jacobs Intermediate Project Controls Specialist in Fort Mcmurray, Alberta

Intermediate Project Controls Specialist


With 2016 revenues of approximately $10.9 billion, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs) is one of the largest publicly traded (NYSE: JEC) and diverse providers of professional technical services in the world. Founded in 1947, the company now has nearly 54,000 employees that help us prosper in diverse industries by holding true to our values and culture. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, our global network spans more than 230 offices in countries across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Africa and Asia.

The company’s service portfolio consists of a comprehensive range of business solutions related to engineering, architecture, construction, operations and maintenance and scientific and specialty consulting.

Jacobs Global Field Services is a premier provider of construction, maintenance and capital project solutions. With an ever expanding workforce of both direct hire craft and professional staff, Jacobs Global Field Services provides support to clients in petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, pulp and paper, automotive, mining and metals business lines across multiple markets.

Position Summary:

Jacobs Canada Inc. is seeking a Sr. Project Controls Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of project controls for small capital projects on the Suncor Oil Sands site.

Core Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Primary Location Canada-Alberta-Fort Mcmurray

Req ID: FIE0004BH