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WSP Canada

Senior Project Controls, Planner/Scheduler

Posted 5 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Senior Project Control Analyst supports the execution of project activities, including Financial Management, project management, and monthly reporting. You will be challenged to manage multiple priorities, meet tight deadlines, and maintain a very high quality.

Vancouver is the preferred location for this role, but other locations in Western Canada can be considered.

Why choose WSP?

  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:
  • Work with multi -disciplinary teams of Project Managers, Engineers, Planners, Designers and Contract Administrators, Sub-Consultants, and other staff as required
  • Implement and execute project controls plans to support contractual requirements of various sizes of projects including large P3 and Design Build projects in excess of $5M
  • Analyze variances in schedule performance against the plan, communicate the variance and propose mitigation plans to Project Managers
  • Manage the project schedules including critical path activities and review schedule float for schedule slippages (if any)
  • Build out and Maintain Project Schedules in P6
  • Support baseline budgets and work breakdown structure to manage hours and expenditure
  • Maintain accurate reporting and tracking on a project to verify planned value, actual cost, earned value and schedule
  • Act as mentor to liaison to junior and intermediate team members
  • Assess impacts for changes to baseline / estimates and new forecasted dates / performance
  • Timely identification, notification, resolution and recording of deviations from current plan, including items that have potential for future impact within project scope
  • Build out strategies on how to realign project performance and ensure we meet or exceed on project KPIs
  • Convey an understanding of project evolution and serve as a preventative mechanism for unforeseen cost and schedule impacts
  • Implement and execute methods of effective progress measurement based on size and complexity of project
  • Manage the financial health of the project, including variance reporting for both schedule and cost
  • Attend meetings, as required and prepare and distribute agenda items, take meeting minutes and track minutes for follow up items
  • Assist in preparing reporting packages to project and corporate management teams
  • Prepare project plans including, work breakdown structures, scheduling, cost plan, quality plan, and change management plan

What you'll bring to WSP ...
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree (project management, finance or business preferred)
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience
  • Previous relevant experience in engineering industry is an asset
  • Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change
  • Ability to multi-task, work on several projects or tasks at once, manage time, organize, and set priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills as the role requires continuous interaction with team members
  • Primavera 6 / Microsoft Project is a must


Expected Salary (all locations): $99,300 - $168,900

WSP Canada is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-13

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