Cost Control Specialist I (ENBJ3067/ ENBJP3069)

Information Technology
Oil & Gas
Chatham, Ontario
Job ID:
Krishna Ganth

Our Oil and Gas client in Chatham, ON is looking to hire a Cost Control Specialist for a 9 months of contract role.

As a Cost Control Specialist,


  • Utilize familiarity with best management practices for project control, forecasting and reporting
  • Use SAP Ability to understand and implement processes for project cost control
  • Daily and weekly tracking and reconciliation of Alliance Partner (AP) contractor costs based on source documents (i.e. timesheets) in accordance with Engineering Construction processes and procedures. 
  • Review AP invoices and Tracking/Forecasting reports for proper collection of incurred costs and accruals. 
  • Review all 3rd party invoices (accruals) incurred by APs and ensure they are up to date. Cross reference for duplication. 
  • Run CARS reports to verify all approved invoicing has been properly billed by APs. 
    Interfacing with project managers and contractors to promptly resolve AP invoicing discrepancies. 
  • Arrange weekly Project Controls meeting with AP and Project Managers and take meeting minutes. 
  • Prepare AP project Close-out forms and AP Change Orders for Project Managers. 
    Weekly tracking and on-going reconciliation of NDE costs (i.e. Acuren). Track costs against P.O. limits 
  • Weekly tracking and on-going reconciliation of geotechnical, electrical, third party engineering studies, as required. Track costs against P.O. limits 
  •  Weekly tracking and on-going reconciliation of internal costs through SAP (i.e. SMC, lands, first nations) 
  • Weekly tracking and on-going reconciliation of Inspection costs (i.e. TES) 
    As required, run by-weekly BPC report to update project actual costs for O&M and Integrity Capital accounts 
  • As required, run BPC report to update project actual costs for turnkey projects 
  • Preparation of weekly and up-to-date budget and variance reports, as requested by Project Manager 


  • Post secondary education with a Bachelor’s degree in financial discipline, engineering, or technical field and 0-3 years of practical experience.
  • Working towards a Certified Cost Engineer (AACE's CCC/ CCE) or Project Management Professional credential (PMP) is preferred.
  • Proficient in Excel 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to present data and analysis. 
  • Maintain positive working relationship with project managers and APs (Aecon Utilities and NPL Canada). 
  • Capability to handle multiple projects in established deadlines while managing priorities and stakeholder expectations. 


  • Experience working on construction projects in the utilities or oil & gas sectors
  • Working knowledge of cost controls tools


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