Junior Area Cost Controller

  • Full-time
  • Department: Project Controls Management
  • Market Segment: Mining, Infrastructure, and Construction

Company Description

Bantrel is proud to be a leading provider of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services in Canada.

Since our inception in 1983, we have delivered end-to-end solutions for some of Canada’s most challenging and complex projects, while consistently maintaining job safety, time management, and the highest degree of quality. Bantrel provides EPC/EPCM services to the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure markets, Canada-wide.

Our global reach and local touch is demonstrated by our affiliation with our major shareholder, Bechtel Corporation, one of the most respected EPC companies in the world, and with the McCaig Family, Calgary-based with longstanding ties to the local business community.

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In this full-time permanent role, as a champion of diversity & inclusion, you will:

Job Description

Hatch and Bantrel have formed the Hatch Bantrel Joint Venture (HBJV) to execute engineering and construction on the BHP Jansen Potash Mine Project in Saskatchewan. After successfully completing the Definition Phase Study for the project, the HBJV is currently carrying out the Detailed Engineering Phase for the Processing, Non-Process Infrastructure (NPI) and Mining Areas of the 4.5 Mtpa Stage 1 Potash Mine. With a published TIC of US $5.3-5.7 Billion this will represent one of the largest projects and private investments in Canada. The HBJV will use a hybrid of best-in-class new developing technologies and systems as well as the proven HBJV suite of tools to execute this exciting project.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with performance monitoring and control functions for specific applications per applicable procedures.
  • Assist with maintaining cost budgets and accurate cost forecasts, utilizing a change management system and monitoring project status. Performs ongoing cost data and cash flow analysis. 
  • Assist with forecasting monthly incurred costs, prepare monthly cost accruals, and explain the variances.
  • Support efforts to re-cast project estimates into manageable cost control budgets per project requirements 
  • Maintain or coordinate the project cost change management system (trending).
  • Execute month-end activities in a timely manner to meet reporting deadlines.
  • Reconcile received bids with control budgets for a specific scope. 
  • Prepare pricing schedules for construction contracts to support the RFP process.
  • Establish Payment Milestones and methodologies – Rules of Credit/Milestone Based Progress etc.
  • Support the commercial evaluation cycle for Construction and Procurement Packages.

Qualifications

  • 3 to 5  years  experience  in  a  Project  Controls  related  field  with increasing  levels of responsibility.  Demonstrates a willingness and aptitude  to  learn more about Cost Control and overall Project Controls. 
  • Experience with statistical  analysis,  or  skilled  in understanding   technical   processes,   engineering   drawings,   quantity determinations, and mathematical and financial reports 
  • Familiar with engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes and management. Knowledge level is dependent on area of cost control specialization 
  • Familiar with the concept of Project Codes of Accounts (COA)  
  • Knowledge   of   cost/financial   reporting   systems   and analysis e.g., forecasting, change management, metrics, Quantity Unit Rate Reporting)  
  • Knowledge in project controls software such as EcoSys, SAP, and Oracle (or Oracle JDE) is an asset
  • Knowledge in capital cost estimating and services estimating  
  • Familiar with cash flow development and assessment 
  • Knowledge  of  cost  control  interfaces  with  project  planning  and scheduling    
  • Skilled in oral and written communication 
  • Works well in a team environment 

Additional Information

Please note there is a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in place. Prospective employees will not be asked to disclose their vaccination status and only successful candidates will be asked to provide proof of vaccination and/or to seek accommodation pursuant to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy prior to starting work.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further review will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration.

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